Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Release of Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement

The USAID Bureau for Food Security is pleased to announce the release of the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement. The Crop Improvement Innovation Lab will invest in the development of new and improved breeding tools and methods that enable faster, cheaper, and more effective generation of improved crop varieties in support of breeding efforts led by NAROs and CGIAR Centers. Focus crops are legumes, sorghum, millet, roots, tubers, and bananas.

Full applications are due on June 21, 2019.

For complete details, please visit this link: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314569. You can view the NOFO, which includes all application instructions and requirements, in the "Related Documents" tab.

Please note that there will be a webinar on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, at 1:00pm EDT. The webinar will primarily be a forum for applicants to ask any clarifying instructions on the application process or other instructions found in the NOFO.

The webinar link is: https://ac.usaid.gov/ftf-il-crop-improvement/. If you wish to remain anonymous, please access the webinar as a guest using a pseudonym.
Participants may also join via phone at:
Toll-free dial in number (U.S. & Canada): 1-888-330-1716
International dial in number: (713) 353-7024
Access code: 8227175#

Written questions may be sent via email to: Tseyone Demissie, tsdemissie@usaid.gov. Questions must be received by Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:00pm EDT.