ADS Reference 201mav

Foreign Assistance Act Sections 118 and 119 Tropical Forests and Biodiversity Analysis

A Mandatory Reference for ADS Chapter 201

Partial Revision Date: 07/13/2020
Responsible Office: E3
File Name: 201mav_071320

Overview

The purpose of this mandatory reference is to provide guidance on the Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) Sections 118 and 119, Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Analysis (hereafter referred to as the “analysis”) and the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) procedures for meeting the legislative requirement. The analysis is required in preparation for “each country development strategy statement or other country plan,” which currently (but not exclusively) includes regional development cooperation strategies (RDCS) or country development cooperation strategies (CDCS) (RDCS and CDCS are referred to collectively as CDCS in this document).

Last updated: July 20, 2020