14 June 2019

Funding opportunity: Agriculture Growing Rural Opportunities

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Regional Contracting Office in Kyiv, Ukraine is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or Non-U.S. non-profit or for-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and other qualified non-U.S. Government organizations for funding of an activity entitled "Agriculture Growing Rural Opportunities (AGRO) Activity in Ukraine.

The activity goal is to: Accelerate economic development of rural Ukrainian communities with the greatest need in through a better governed agricultural sector, to encourage more productive, modern, and profitable small and medium agricultural businesses that are successfully integrated into competitive markets both in Ukraine and internationally.

High level results of AGRO are as follows:

• increased revenue of agricultural small and medium enterprises;

• increased access of agricultural SMEs to financing;

• establishment of fair and transparent agricultural land market (land reform);

• reducing corruption in the agriculture sector.

U.S. and non-U.S. colleges and universities may apply for funding under this NOFO.

Concept Notes Closing Date: July 1, 2019 by 6:00 pm Kyiv local time

Read more about this opportunity here and in the full funding opportunity statement here.