Improved Adherence to International Labor Standards in the Agriculture Sector in Mexico

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Funding Opportunity ID: 319075
Opportunity Number: FOA-ILAB-19-06
Opportunity Title: Improved Adherence to International Labor Standards in the Agriculture Sector in Mexico
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Bureau of International Labor Affairs
CFDA Number(s): 17.401
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The following organizations are eligible to apply: U.S. organizations:• Nonprofits, including any faith-based organizations or community-based organizations • Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education • Private Institutions of Higher Education • For-Profit Organizations; Non-U.S. organizations:• Non-U.S. Entities, including PIOs, as described in 2 CFR 200.46.
Agency Code: DOL-ETA-ILAB
Agency Name: Department of Labor
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Posted Date: Aug 08, 2019
Close Date: Oct 10, 2019 Applications must be received no later than 4:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Last Updated Date: Aug 08, 2019
Award Ceiling: $8,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $8,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), announces the availability of approximately $8,000,000 total costs (subject to the availability of Federal funds) for one cooperative agreement to fund a technical assistance project in Mexico to improve adherence to international labor standards in the agriculture sector. The project will aim to achieve the following outcomes: Outcome 1: Increased capacity of government officials to enforce labor laws specifically related to child labor, forced labor, occupational safety and health and other acceptable conditions of work in the agriculture sector. Outcome 2: Increased compliance with labor laws, including occupational safety and health and other acceptable conditions of work, by private sector stakeholders in the agriculture sector. Outcome 2.1: Increased private sector use of tools and resources available for compliance with labor laws, including occupational safety and health and other acceptable conditions of work, in the agriculture sector. Outcome 3: Increased knowledge about labor rights and options for accessing remediation of labor law violations. The project must use an area-based approach in agricultural areas, including in sugarcane growing areas, in the state of Nayarit and one of the following other states: Jalisco, Michoacán, or Puebla. The duration of the project will be a maximum of four years (48 months) from the effective date of the award.
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