Tuesday, September 16, 2008


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Alternative Development Program in Afghanistan (USAID)

USAID has issued this Request for Applications to implement an Alternative Development Program to increase licit and commercially viable agricultural-based alternatives for rural Afghans with the goal of significantly reducing and ultimately eradicating poppy production throughout Afghanistan. Subject to the availability of funds, this competitively awarded five year Cooperative Agreement shall focus across those provinces within the north, east and west of Afghanistan where poppy eradication has been showing success, security issues are comparatively reduced and opportunities are most abundant.

The closing date for applications is October 27, 2008.   For more information go to http://www.grants.gov/search/ and search for the Funding Opportunity Number: 306-08-027-RFI

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