The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking feedback through this Request for Information (RFI) from entities interested in the attached Draft Concept Paper for the provisionally titled “Sustainable Economic and Territorial Transformation (SETT) Activity.” This
Activity will support licit and sustainable economic opportunities and investment in a targeted geography to foster equitable and environmentally sustainable growth, development and peace implementation.
Any interested organizations are invited to provide feedback, comments, opinions, and/or recommendations on the concepts and approaches for the future Activity described in Attachment A.
The main purpose of this RFI is to determine the soundness and robustness of the general design, as well as to incorporate new, innovative ideas and feedback from different public, private sector and community organizations and other relevant stakeholders working on economic and rural development in former conflict-affected regions.
Attachment B includes guiding questions, not all of which need to be answered.
Incorporation of any feedback is subject to internal Mission discussions and approval.
This is NOT a Request for Proposals/Applications and is NOT to be construed as a commitment by the U. S. Government to issue any solicitation/notice of funding opportunity or to pay for any cost incurred in the preparation and submission of comments/answers to this RFI.
Responding to this RFI will not give any advantage to any firm or organization in any subsequent procurement and will not lead to an organizational conflict of interest.
Responses will strictly be held confidential.
Potential offerors/applicants should not expect a direct response from the U. S. Government to any of the comments/suggestions.Please strictly limit any response to the questions included in this RFI and to comments/suggestions about the document.
To expedite USAID’s review and be considerate of respondents’ time, responses should be kept to no more than five (5) pages in length.
Note that not all questions need to be answered.Responses to the notice must be written in 11-point font and may be submitted in English or Spanish.
Responses to this RFI must be sent by the closing date and time to:
● Paula Cubillos, Senior Acquisition & Assistance Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org ● Alba Lucia Roncancio, Acquisition & Assistance Assistant at email@example.comThank you for your interest in USAID/Colombia programs and we look forward to your comments.