Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement (LRP) Program

Funding Opportunity Description:
Under the LRP program, recipients use grant funds to purchase eligible commodities, support activities to improve the availability of commodity supply in developing countries, and pay for associated administrative and operational costs related to the implementation

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of field-based projects in a foreign country pursuant to an agreement with USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).

USDA-FAS may give preference for funding to eligible entities that have, or are working towards, projects under the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (McGovern-Dole).

Applications will be prioritized for the following countries:
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Kenya, and Tanzania.

The USDA LRP Program will focus primarily on development programs, although the rule also provides for the furnishing of food assistance through an emergency response (7 CFR § 1590), through a field-based project for a period of not less than one year and not more than two years.

Related Programs

USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Pilot Project

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Foreign Agricultural Service

Estimated Funding: $5,000,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
The LRP Notice of Funding Opportunity/Proposal Guidance can be found on USDA’s Food Assistance Website as listed above.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Assistance may be provided to private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, or intergovernmental organizations, as specified in the LRP Regulations (7 CFR § 1590.1(d)).

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://apps.fas.usda.gov/fais/public

Contact:
Ingrid ArdjosoediroBranch Chief, Food for EducationFood Aid DivisionOffice of Capacity Building and Development Foreign Agricultural Service U.S. Department of Agriculture (202) 720-4221ppded@fas.usda.gov

Agency Email Description:
Food Assistance Division Contact Email Address

Agency Email:
ppded@fas.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2017-03-13

Application Due Date:
2017-05-12

Archive Date:
2017-06-11




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