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Request for Application (RFA) # RFA/06/23-Grant support for establishment of High Value Vegetable Production through Walk-in Tunnel
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Posted date 1st December, 2023 Last date to apply 29th December, 2023
Category Support
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Request for Application (RFA) # RFA/06/23

 

Grant support for establishment of High Value Vegetable Production through Walk-in Tunnel in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and its Newly Merged Districts (NMDs)

 

The USAID’s funded Economic Recovery and Development Activity (USAID-ERDA) is a five-year activity implemented by Associates in Development (AiD) Pvt Ltd. The USAID-ERDA aims to increase economic opportunities by strengthening and modernizing the agriculture sector and promoting micro, small & medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and its Newly Merged Districts (NMDs).

USAID-ERDA under its agriculture component plans to establish high values vegetable production through walk-in tunnels in tehsil of district Bajaur (Tehsil Utman Khel), Mohmand (Tehsil Safi) and Khyber (Tehsil Bara). USAID-ERDA will provide in kind support for the installation of 2 walk-in-tunnels each with (50x12x6.5) feet, inputs and technical assistance to selected applicants. A total of 150x2 walk-in-tunnels will be established in the mentioned districts.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

-       Applicants must have (owned or leased) a minimum of 1-kanal agriculture land suitable for vegetable cultivation, and willing to cultivate vegetables under walk-in-tunnel technology.

-       The applicants must have a valid CNIC of the respective district at the time of application.

-       The applicant must have prior farming experience.

-       The applicant must be willing to participate in ERDA’s training and capacity building activities, throughout production, harvest, post-harvest, and improved marketing operations.

-       Willing to share sales data and allow the ERDA team to conduct field days.

Note: Women, minorities, and applicants from other dis-advantaged communities are encouraged to apply if they meet the above criteria.

TYPE OF SUPPORT

  • In-kind Grant Support of up-to PKR 233,710 per grant.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Complete grant application form.
  • Copies of valid CNIC
  • Proof of land ownership / lease (where applicable)
  • Any other information / document supporting the application.

HOW TO APPLY

The application form and RFA document can be downloaded from the attached document.

All applicants must submit the attached application (along with mandatory documents) by e-mail [email protected] not later than 1700 hours Pakistan Standard Time on or before 29/12/2023 with subject line “Application for RFA/06/23”.

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