Project to Reduce Child Labor in Agriculture in Mexico

Funding Agency:
Department of Labor

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL, or the Department, or we), announces the availability of approximately $7,000,000 total costs for one or more cooperative agreements to fund a technical assistance project(s) in Mexico to reduce child labor in targeted agricultural communities. The project will use an area-based approach in Oaxaca and one of the following states: Jalisco, Nayarit, Puebla, and Veracruz to achieve the following key outcomes:

  • Key stakeholders increase their respect, promotion, and/or protection of labor rights, specifically related to child labor, acceptable conditions of work for those of legal working age, and benefits afforded to registered workers under the law;
  • Children and adolescents engaged in or at high risk of entering child labor and their families increase their participation in relevant education, training, and social protection programs. 

Multiple applications from an organization are not allowed. 

  • Duke Internal Deadline: August 17, 2016
  • Sponsor Deadline: Sep. 12, 2016

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants may include any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organizations, including any faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, or public international organizations (PIOs), capable of successfully fulfilling the objectives identified in the Funding Opportunity Description. 

Amount

$7,000,000

Amount Description

Funding will be provided in the form of a cooperative agreement. Approximately $7,000,000 total costs is expected to be available to fund approximately 1 award(s). Applicants may apply for a ceiling amount of up to $7,000,000 total costs. 

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

International Opportunities
Social Sciences

Internal Nomination

Owing to the sponsor's restriction on the number of applications that may be submitted from Duke, anyone wishing to pursue nomination should submit the following materials as one PDF.

* A letter of support from dean or chair - 1 to 1.5 pages
* Project summary - 2 to 4 pages
* CV or Biosketch of project leader

Applicants will need to submit internal materials through My Research Proposal.(Code ILN) https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=ApVvmgXCk2Uj7AzWyDEJKQ2

Instructions for setting up your account and uploading internal applications can be found here: https://ors.duke.edu/sites/default/files/Applicant Instructions_FINAL.pdf

Internal Deadline

August 17, 2016

External Deadline

September 12, 2016