Feed the Future Bangladesh Livestock and Nutrition Activity


Funding Opportunity ID: 329601
Opportunity Number: 72038821RFA00001
Opportunity Title: Feed the Future Bangladesh Livestock and Nutrition Activity
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 98.001
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 Code: USAID-BAN
Agency Name: Agency for International Development
Bangladesh USAID-Dhaka
Posted Date: Oct 27, 2020
Close Date: Dec 03, 2020
Last Updated Date: Oct 27, 2020
Award Ceiling: $19,500,000
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The goal of Feed the Future Bangladesh Livestock and Nutrition activity is to sustainably increasing livestock productivity, marketability, and consumption of livestock products within the Feed the Future Zone of Influence (FTF ZOI). The Activity will a) facilitate productivity enhancing technologies and practices such as processing and preservation of fodder for year-round livestock feeding; b) support enhanced dairy processing and preservation into diversified nutritious products, as a means to increase consumption of dairy products, especially in the rural areas; c) promote the consumption of diversified and safe livestock products, especially in the rural areas; d) collaborate with appropriate agencies such as the Department of Livestock Services (DLS), Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI) and the FAO’s Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Disease (ECTAD) to tackle current and emerging pests and diseases with appropriate prevention and control measures in order to minimize losses at farm level; and e) use lessons learned to facilitate increased access to credit from microfinance and other financial institutions. The five-year activity will be comprised of three interrelated components: Component 1: Increased Livestock ProductivityComponent 2: Increased marketability of livestock products at the national and subnational levelsComponent 3: Increased household consumption of safe and diversified livestock products.
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