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

credit:


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:
Guatemala, Honduras, Malawi, and Senegal.

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: Capacity Building and Development Food Assistance

Estimated Funding: $10,000,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Link to Application Package

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:


Agency Email Description:
General Email

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-05-09

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2018-07-22



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