This APS solicits applications that support the goal to improve nutritional status of women and children, with a special emphasis on building resilience through the prevention and treatment of undernutrition while targeting the first 1000 days of a child’s life (conception – 24 months of age) through three main categories of intervention.1: Increase access to and consumption of diverse and quality foods 2: Improve nutrition and hygiene-related behaviors 3: Increase utilization of high impact nutrition and WASH promotion and treatment services. The program will support the nutrition continuum of availability, access and utilization of diverse and high quality foods, associated care seeking and improved nutrition and hygiene practices, or fill gaps in this continuum in specific geographic locations (Food Security, Nutrition and WASH Clusters, and Resilience).
Solicitation Number: SOL-688-13-000004
The Cereal Value Chains (millet sorghum and Rice) award will contribute to achieving the goals and objectives of the USAID/Mali FtF strategy by contributing primarily to food access in terms of increased incomes and ability to purchase food; secondarily, to increased availability in terms of main season production and off-season or integrated production of more diverse and nutritious foods; and thirdly, to enhanced utilization, which includes behavior change at the household level that applies nutritional education, both knowledge and practice, to consuming increased quantities of high quality healthy food.
The USAID/Mali HIV Prevention Program aims to provide HIV prevention services to one or more of the following “Key Populations” (KPs): Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), Commercial Sex Workers (CSWs) and/or HIV positive individuals through Positive Health Dignity and Prevention (PHDP). The primary goal is to reduce HIV prevalence among KPs in Mali and among the general population through Behavior Change Communication (BCC), HIV counseling and testing, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) management, and distribution and promotion of condoms and lubricants. Activities to be funded through this RFA should be in line with the US Government (USG) Mali HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan 2010-2015 and will support the United States’ President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) initiative.
Last updated: November 25, 2013