Online Information Session
HED will hold an online information session on May 17, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. Representatives from USAID and HED will be available during the session to discuss this RFA. Interested applicants are asked to register on this page of the HED website for the information session no later than May 15, 2012. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit questions for the online information session by May 15 to Kristin Bushby. Interested applicants also will have an opportunity to submit their questions during the information session. HED will compile and post all questions and answers online after the session.
Higher Education for Development (HED), in cooperation with the United States Agency for International Development's Latin America and the Caribbean regional bureau (USAID/LAC), is issuing a Request for Applications (RFA) for the second phase of the Initiative for Conservation in the Andean Amazon (ICAA II) in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Applications are due June 28, 2012.
As part of the 2012 Higher Education Partnership Program, HED expects to make four (4) awards (one award per host country) of up to $750,000 each for three (3) years for higher education partnerships between U.S. higher education institutions and higher education institutions in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. The purpose of the partnerships will be to support national and local development goals that promote the conservation of biodiversity and maintenance of the Andean Amazon Biome.
Lizard photo by Cayambe