Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Palm Oil Supply Chains

Subject to the availability of funds, USDOL’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) intends to award, through a competitive process, one cooperative agreement to fund a project to improve the implementation of social compliance systems that promote acceptable conditions of work and reduction
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of child labor and forced labor in palm oil supply chains.

The intended project outcomes are:1) Strengthened capacity of private sector partner(s) in the Colombian and Ecuadorian palm oil sectors to implement a robust social compliance system.2) Increased understanding, at regional and global levels, of promising practices in social compliance systems in palm oil supply chains.For Outcome 1, applicants must implement the project in Colombia and Ecuador.

For Outcome 2, applicants must implement the project in Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and Peru.

Related Programs

International Labor Programs

Department of Labor


Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Bureau of International Labor Affairs

Estimated Funding: $6,000,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organization(s), including any faith-based, community-based, or public international organization(s) capable successfully addressing child labor and forced labor abuses, and promote acceptable conditions of work in sectors and/or supply chains are eligible to apply.

Lack of past experience with USDOL cooperative agreements, grants, or contracts does not bar eligibility.

All applicants for ILAB funding opportunities must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to applying for funding.

New applicants should be aware that applying for a DUNS number and registering in SAM may take several weeks.

Applicants should plan accordingly to avoid unexpected delays that could result in the rejection of the application.

NOTE: If you are registering a new entity in SAM.gov, you must provide an original, signed notarized letter stating that you are the authorized Entity Administrator before your registration will be activated.

Read our guidance on notarized letters (https://gsafsd.service-now.com/fsd-gov/answer.do?sysparm_kbid=d2e67885db0d5f00b3257d321f96194b) and our FAQs (https://www.gsa.gov/samupdate) to learn more about this process change.

For more information, please see http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/displayHomePage.do and https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM.

Successful applicants will be required to ensure any subrecipients also have a DUNS number prior to receiving DOL approval of any subawards.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
chaney.dorjan@dol.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-07-05

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2018-09-22



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