USAID/Paraguay Economic Development Program

US Government (USG) assistance in Paraguay is aimed at improving stability and security by strengthening democratic institutions and rule of law, increasing economic opportunities for vulnerable groups, encouraging a more efficient business environment and institutionalizing reform.

USAID’s role

in Paraguay is to strengthen democracy and addressing the underlying inequality in Paraguay by promoting more effective government institutions and greater economic inclusion of women, the disabled, and the rural poor particularly in the Northern Zone of the Country USAID/Paraguay has established the following Project Purpose and Sub-Purposes for this 5 year economic growth activity:
Project Purpose:
Increased inclusive and sustainable economic development for small-scale producers, especially vulnerable populations.

•Sub-purpose 1:
Increased net income of small-scale producers’ organizations and enterprises through value chains and market access.

•Sub-purpose 2:
Increased employment and business opportunities for women.

Related Programs

USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas

Agency for International Development


Agency: Agency for International Development

Office: Paraguay USAID-Asuncion

Estimated Funding: $10,000,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
USAID/Paraguay Official site

Additional Information of Eligibility:
USAID/Paraguay has determined that this program will be implemented by a local organization.

For-profit organizations (consulting firms, technical assistance providers and other service providing firms) and non-for-profit organizations (NGOs, foundations, universities, and other non-for-profit associations) are eligible to submit applications.

For full requirements please review "SECTION III – ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION" of the RFA

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://paraguay.usaid.gov/business

Contact:
Marco FerreiraAcquisition SpecialistPhone 595-212-1371

Agency Email Description:
USAID/Paraguay Acq.& Assis. Specialist

Agency Email:
mferreira@usaid.gov

Date Posted:
2013-06-27

Application Due Date:
2013-08-08

Archive Date:
2013-09-07



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