Call for Proposals: “Disability Inclusive Rural Transformation Project”
February 5 @ 8:00 am - March 2 @ 5:00 pm
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is financing the grant project titled “Disability inclusive rural transformation Project”.
The project aims for PwD, particularly women and youth with disabilities, to become active participants in and benefit from rural development projects tailored to fit the specific profiles of their disabilities, priority needs, constraints and opportunities in selected countries.
The purpose of these Terms of Reference (TORs) is to establish the scope, details and conditions for the implementation and evaluation of the project. This call for proposals is to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive a three-year IFAD grant financing to implement the project: Disability inclusive rural transformation for a total amount of up to US$3 million.
Goals and Objectives
The goal is for PwD, particularly women and youth with disabilities, to become active participants in rural development projects that are tailored to fit the specific profiles of their disabilities.
This goal will be achieved through the following two objectives:
- Promote disability-inclusive income generation for PwD through skilled and unskilled labour, self employment, entrepreneurship, and competitive employment along the targeted agro-pastoral value chains;
- Raise awareness of PwD and overcome stigma among rural development professionals and communities.
Applicants must ensure a minimum counterpart contribution between US$500,000 and US$2,000,000.
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