Saturday, February 4, 2012

$10M. Why not Haiti? Port of Prince is not the only department (region) in Haiti

USAID Policy come on! 

Does Uganda really need the funding?
           Check the following CIA The World Factbook for Uganda:    
                            https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ug.html
  Is there a similar grant for tourism for biodiversity and economic growth grant for Haiti?
      Haiti has a ten department (regions) areas that could benefit from tourism from the U.S. that could
          benefit by building an emergency management infrastructure for each department.

Why not promote small businesses within the U.S. to promote tourism in Haiti to help rebuild the country.

What are the number of African-Americans (North-South America, Caribbean Basin) businesses that will be a part of the tourism to the recipients of this grant award?

USAID
Agency for International Development
Uganda USAID-Kampala
Tourism for Biodiversity and Economic Growth Grant

The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 02/03/2012 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis.

If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click send me change notification emails . The only thing you need to provide for this service is your email address. No other information is requested.

Any inconsistency between the original printed document and the disk or electronic document shall be resolved by giving precedence to the printed document.
Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-617-12-000004
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Feb 03, 2012
Creation Date: Feb 03, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications: Mar 20, 2012   
Current Closing Date for Applications: Mar 20, 2012   
Archive Date: Apr 19, 2012
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Community Development
Environment
Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,000,000
Award Ceiling: $10,000,000
Award Floor: $0
CFDA Number(s): 98.001  --  USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"  

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Agency Name

Uganda USAID-Kampala

Description

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Uganda is seeking applications to fund one or more organizations through a Cooperative Agreement for a four-year USAID/Uganda economic growth program in Uganda. Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to provide approximately $10 million in total USAID funding to be allocated over the four-year period. USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted and expects one award as a result of this solicitation; however, more than one award may result. The activity aims to use eco-tourism to reduce threats to biodiversity. Biodiversity conservation is the primary goal of USAID/Uganda’s environment program activities. The program will help develop Uganda’s nature-based tourism industry to deliver an improved experience for visitors and improved stewardship of the natural resources necessary to sustain Uganda’s economic development. Tourism revenues resulting from the enjoyment of biological diversity, often located in the world’s less-developed regions, are a significant source of income and employment for local communities. It is important to involve frontline communities and ensure that they learn to manage and protect natural resources, and share in the potential economic benefits of Uganda’s natural resources.

Link to Full Announcement

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

SARAH ACIO A&A SPECIALIST Phone:+256414306001 sacio@usaid.gov

Synopsis Modification History

There are currently no modifications for this opportunity.

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