Reminder on Subcontract and Subaward Reporting Requirements

Letter from USAID

Dear Partners,

The purpose of this letter is to remind prime contractors and recipients of their responsibilities to report certain subawards and subcontracts in the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) Subaward Reporting System (FSRS), available at

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USAID Acquisition and Assistance Strategy Launch


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We are happy to announce the launch of USAID’s refreshed Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) Strategy. This strategy provides our vision and approach for how we will collaborate across the Agency, with our partners, and with the communities we serve to achieve better development results. 

USAID will pursue the following vision and objectives laid out in the A&A Strategy: 

VISION: USAID and its partners enable sustainable, inclusive, and locally led development results through acquisition and assistance. 

Objective 1: A&A workforce enabled, equipped, and empowered to further USAID’s development and humanitarian mission.

Objective 2: Streamlined and effective A&A integrated throughout the Agency’s development approach.

Objective 3: A more diverse set of partners engaged to implement locally led development solutions.

You can view the entire A&A Strategy here.

How to work with USAID?

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Webinar: How to Work with USAID 101
Join USAID’s Industry Liaison Team on January 26 at 10:30am ET for a How to Work with USAID webinar. Learn about USAID’s operational framework, how to find funding opportunities, as well as how to engage with the Agency. Additionally, you’ll learn about, which is a free resource hub that empowers partners with the knowledge and networks to navigate how to work with USAID. Registration details here.

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Event: USAID Business Forecast and Partner Update Webinar

Dear Partners,

On Wednesday, December 7 at 8:30am ET, we will host our FY 2023 First Quarter Business Forecast and Partner Update webinar. You can click here to register

Submitting Business Forecast Questions
In advance of the event, we invite organizations to send questions specifically related to opportunities on the 
Business Forecast. Please see below instructions for submitting questions:

  1. You can submit using the following Google Form: USAID Business Forecast Submission Form(You may submit more than one). OR
  2. Send questions in email using this Excel templateto

Please be sure to label each question with the project name as indicated on the Business Forecast, as well as the Country/Mission/Bureau/Operating Unit, as applicable.

Please send all questions to by no later than close of business on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. 

Following the webinar, we will post responses to all of the Business Forecast-related questions on, along with a transcript and recording of the event.

If you have not participated in one of USAID’s Business Forecast calls, you can access previous recordings and transcripts here.

We look forward to answering your questions and speaking with you in a few weeks.

USAID Industry Liaison Team




Partnering with USAID Customer Experience Survey

We want to hear from you!

Have you partnered with USAID in the past? Want to partner with USAID in the future? We want to hear from you! At USAID, we are always looking for ways we can improve our partnership process and identify barriers that our partners are facing when competing for USAID funding. 

Please fill out our USAID Partnering Customer Experience Survey by October 22, 2022. We appreciate any insight you can provide! Your feedback is critical to our work.


eC2: Invest Ghana program – Agribusiness opportunities in Ghana

Deadline:  22-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)agriculture-youth

In Ghana, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), member of the World Bank Group, recently begun an Invest Ghana: Agribusiness Competitiveness advisory project, with an objective to create new markets for private investment in the agribusiness sector in Ghana. The project is under the umbrella of the Invest West Africa program, a regional initiative financed by USAID, and implemented by IFC. The project aims to mobilize new private investment in the agribusiness sector, and stimulate targeted regulatory reforms linked to private sector participation. In this context, IFC is seeking to recruit a consulting firm to assist the project team to identify the most promising competitive agribusiness opportunities in Ghana, selected based on a robust assessment of market opportunities and competitive advantages across key value chains. An important aspect of the assignment will be to match the opportunities identified with clearly defined, viable and applicable business models (or business strategies) in the Ghanaian context.

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eC2:Study of Vulnerable Lebanese and Syrian Refugee children for Lebanon Education Research for Results Program

Deadline: 30-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)2030-promo-getty

The primary objective of the Research for Results (R4R) program is to generate new evidence on student and teacher performance across school types and to create policy recommendations to strengthen the efficiency and quality of education services by public, private and non-state providers. Furthermore, the research program includes system-level analyses and stakeholder outreach to create and share new information about education services for uptake by policy makers and system stakeholders. The R4R program is governed by a Steering Committee, chaired by MEHE, and a Technical Committee, chaired by the Center for Educational Research and Development (CERD), and is financed by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Under the R4R program different studies are designed to understand the causes and factors associated with the variation at all type of schools, public or private, in order to support the government initiatives to ensure learning for all children in Lebanon. One of these studies is looking into the school enabling environment covering four dimensions: school finances, school management and leadership, teachers, and school physical and learning environment. Other ongoing studies are focusing on student learning outcomes as well as teacher observation and classroom practices.

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How can ICT initiatives be designed to improve rural water supply?

Policy briefing
Around the world today, more and more people have access to water supplies. But making sure that these supplies are sustainable is still a problem. To try and solve this, some new initiatives are using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to try and improve the way that water supplies are monitored and maintained.


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