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USAID is calling for applicants for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management Program

All eligible organizations are requested to submit application for Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management Program. This program is being organized by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The goal of this program is to reduce global poverty and hunger, recognizing the need to increase global agricultural production by 70% by the year 2050 to provide sufficient food for the world’s growing population. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) research investments will increase agricultural production and reduce spoilage loss, utilizing ecological processes to control pests in modern and traditional cultivation strategies while minimizing environmental hazards and maximizing food and worker safety.

USAID strongly encourages applications from potential new partners.

Total estimated budget under this call is $50,000,000.

The geographic focus of this programAfrica, Asia

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applications may only be submitted by eligible US colleges and universities as defined under Section 296(d) of Title XII of the Foreign Assistance Act.
  • All types of U.S. and non-U.S. entities are eligible as collaborating partners (e.g., sub-recipients or contractors at various tiers), provided that they are not excluded from U.S.Government (USG) acquisition and assistance awards.
  • USAID strongly encourages applicants to include qualified Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) including, but not limited to, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs),and Asian American Native Alaskan and Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
  • USAID strongly encourages applications from potential new partners.

Important Note: All applicants must have a DUNS number and must be registered in the U.S. Government’s System for Award Management (SAM).USAID cannot fund organizations that do not comply. To obtain  DUNS number, applicants may visit this link, and is required for registration in SAM.

For more information, please visit grants.gov and search by funding opportunity number RFA-OAA-14-000018.

Grant opportunity information