India USAID-New Delhi -- Strengthening Landscapes Management and Conservation

Funding Agency:
US Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development through its Mission in India (USAID/India) is seeking Concept Papers for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified organizations to implement the Strengthening Landscape Management and Conservation Activity. Eligibility for this award is not restricted. All types of organizations are eligible to apply. USAID encourages the participation, to the maximum extent possible, of all local and international organizations.

The purpose of the Strengthening Landscape Management and Conservation Activity is to work in concert with the Government of India (GoI) to enhance the management of ecological landscapes for biodiversity conservation, human well being and climate benefits, contributing to reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved carbon sequestration, and enhanced environmental benefits for the country. Through this activity, USAID/India and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) will strengthen management practices in targeted landscapes by: (1) improving the management of protected areas and their corridors for wildlife conservation and other ecological benefits; (2) improving inclusive livelihoods from ecosystem services and (3) strengthening the conditions for institutionalizing landscape conservation.

An organization may submit only one (1) application under this notice of funding opportunity. Interested applicants from within Duke should contact fundopps@duke.edu as early as possible.

Deadline: Sep. 16, 2022

Agency Website

Amount Description

USAID intends to award one Cooperative Agreement pursuant to this notice of funding opportunity. Subject to funding availability and at the discretion of the Agency, USAID intends to provide $20,000,000 in total USAID funding over a five-year period. USAID reserves the right to change funding amounts and terms of the resulting Cooperative Agreement as a result of availability of funds and U.S. Government requirements.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities

External Deadline

September 16, 2022