Expressions of Interest Call at ACDI/VOCA

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Expressions of Interest Call at ACDI/VOCA

 Feed the Future Tanzania Kilimo Tija Activity

Call for Expressions of Interest 001/2023

The United States Agency for International Development in Tanzania (USAID/Tanzania) has issued a fiveyear contract entitled Feed the Future Tanzania Kilimo Tija Activity (FTFT-KTA) under the Feed the Future (FtF) initiative. The Feed the Future Tanzania Kilimo Tija activity is part of the U.S. government’s (USG) Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS), which promotes global food security, resilience, and nutrition.

Purpose and Objectives

The purpose of FTFT- KTA is to sustainably increase economic opportunities in horticulture market systems, especially for youth. The Activity will achieve this by:

Objective 1: Strengthening the horticulture market system to increase enterprise and employment opportunities.

Objective 2: Increasing access to commercially provided and productivity-enhancing agricultural technologies.

Objective 3: Strengthening the enabling environment for market systems development.

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FTFT-KTA is pleased to invite Tanzanian private and non-governmental organizations to apply for grant awards that support economic growth in the horticulture value chain.

FTFT-KTA is looking for Tanzanian private enterprises and non-governmental organizations to expand the outreach and impact of the activity to strategically achieve the objectives of the Kilimo Tija Activity, especially transformation and growth of Tanzanian horticulture market system, so it becomes more competitive, and inclusive. Through this grant fund, the intention is to support market-based initiatives which drive local actors to transform the horticulture market system into one that is more competitive, commercial, and inclusive, creating a vibrant horticulture market system, capable of fueling sustained growth and drawing in new market participants. To qualify, the proposed activities must be located in one or more of the following regions in the mainland: Morogoro, Iringa, Mbeya and Njombe. For Zanzibar, initiatives / proposals for both Pemba and Unguja Islands qualify.

Expressions of Interest Call at ACDI/VOCA

Also, FTFT-KTA will provide information sessions to interested applicants on 28th February 2023 and 6th March 2023. At this stage, FTFT-KTA is requesting interested parties to submit a short concept note that will potentially align with FTFT KTA’s objectives or create more innovation in the horticulture market systems. To obtain more information on application instructions, procedures and templates. Please visit the following link provided:

Your Concept Notes should be submitted to:  by no later than March 19, 2023.  Submissions submitted after this date will not be considered.