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Request for Applications (RFA) by LCD 2022

Integrating Systems Thinking to Local Capacity Development in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Nepal, Niger, and Rwanda

Update of September 9, 2022: These 2 files should be downloaded and completed. The budget template is an Excel spreadsheet that covers PARTICIPANT SUPPORT COSTS. The financial questionnaire is a 3-page PDF file.  

These files are not available in Piestar.

Update of July 20, 2022: LCD Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding Request for Applications (RFA) RFA No. AID-OAA-L-15-00003-LSIL-06

This RFA is open only to local partners (institutions) of the our Reach and Focus Projects in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Nepal, Niger and Rwanda.

Important Dates

Application Instructions & Submission

All Concept Notes and Full Proposals must be submitted via the Piestar RFx proposal platform. To submit, the Principal Investigator (PI) will need to create a free account at and follow the detailed submission instructions. If you have technical difficulties with your submission, click on “Help” within Piestar RFx Proposals. Concept Notes and Full proposals with supporting documents (e.g., budget) submitted via e-mail will not be accepted.

Useful Links

Country level resources available on our website, including the HICD gap analyses:

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This work was funded in whole or part by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Resilience and Food Security under Agreement # AID-OAA-L-15-00003 as part of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems.  Additional funding was received from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation OPP#1175487.  Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed here are those of the authors alone.