ARE is accepting concept notes from industry firms and other stakeholders, referred to in the APS as “Champion Firms”, for co-creation and implementation of joint, market-led interventions addressing market realities and opportunities to improve the functioning of supply chains within the above stated VCs. The partnership with successful champion firms will be managed through Partnership Framework Agreements (PFA).
The grant(s) derived from the PFA(s) will be awarded and implemented in accordance with USAID and US Government regulations governing grants under contracts and ARE’s internal grant management policies.
Concept notes and relative supporting documents specified in the Annexes should be submitted in electronic format ONLY to the ARE grants team email address: [email protected] and should reference in the Subject Line: “APS No.001”. ARE will continue to accept concept notes through 18:00 local time, on 18th November 2021 or until funds are no longer available.