Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation

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Feed the Future Partnering for InnovationFeed the Future Partnering for Innovation seeks Expressions of Interest (EOI) from private-sector organizations who are introducing proven technologies into new markets in Feed the Future countries. The program funds technologies that are cost-effective, can be commercially successful, and can reach smallholder farmers, particularly women. Only Market Entry awards that fund businesses to introduce and commercialize an agricultural technology or technology package in new markets will be considered. These awards have a budget range of $200,000 to $400,000 with a 12 to 18 month timeline. Final budgets and activity length will be negotiated prior to award.

Partnering for Innovation’s third call for Expressions of Interest is prioritized in scope and geographic focus consistent with the below matrix. Applicants are invited to submit applications in line with the countries and corresponding value chains indicated in the matrix. Applications will only be accepted through the AgTechXChange. Applicants must submit the application by 1800 EDT, June 17, 2014 to be eligible. Partnering for Innovation will host a webinar on Thursday, May 29 to address questions related to the solicitation and will accept questions through May 30. Contact innovation@fintrac.com if experiencing technical difficulties with the AgTechXChange site.