Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Promoting Rights and Accountability through Responsible Business Conduct

Funding Agency:
US Agency for International Development

This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeks opportunities to co-create, codesign, co-invest, and collaborate in the development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions to address human rights and anticorruption in business activities globally. Addenda on specific topics may be issued under this BAA. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invites organizations and companies to participate with USAID to create more strategic, focused and results-oriented approaches to generate solutions to rights abuses and corrupt practices in global commerce, and form partnerships to target risks and prevent violations. Successful concepts will also apply scientific and research-motivated approaches to support related development outcomes. 

Open Period: May 27, 2016, to May 26, 2017

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Public, private, for-profit, and nonprofit organizations, as well as institutions of higher education, public international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, U.S. and non-U.S. governmental organizations, multilateral and international donor organizations are eligible under this BAA. All organizations must be determined to be responsive to the BAA and sufficiently responsible to perform or participate in the final award type.

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International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

May 26, 2017