Enhancing African Women Farmers’ Capacity to Participate in School Meals Value Chains
ID: 354758Type: Posted


Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS)

Award Range

$0 - $617K

Eligible Applicants


Funding Category


Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category


Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

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    Forecast Posted Not available
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    Forecast Due Not available
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    Posted Jun 6, 2024 12:00 AM
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    Due Aug 9, 2024 12:00 AM

The Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering a competitive grant opportunity to enhance the capacity of African women farmers to participate in school meals value chains. This program aims to support agricultural education following a Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) program approach. The grant is available to State cooperative institutions or other colleges and universities in the United States. The funding instrument type is a Cooperative Agreement, and there is no cost sharing or matching requirement. The total program funding is estimated to be $617,000, with an expected number of awards being 1. The grant opportunity falls under the category of Agriculture and is considered discretionary. Interested applicants can find eligibility information in Section C of the funding opportunity announcement. The closing date for applications is August 9, 2024. For more details, refer to the funding opportunity announcement. For any inquiries, contact Clemen Gehlhar at clemen.gehlhar@usda.gov.

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