USDA Accepting Applications for Local Procurement of Food Assistance
FAS is soliciting proposals for projects to be funded in fiscal year 2017 through the Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program (LRP). Through the LRP, FAS partners with private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, and the World Food Program to implement field-based projects that provide development assistance and emergency relief using locally procured commodities. FY 2017 priority countries are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Kenya, and Tanzania. The application deadline is May 12, 2017. More information is available at https://www.fas.usda.gov/programs/local-and-regional-food-aid-procurement.