In an effort to promote sustainable product design, and the development of a robust solar electronic waste management infrastructure for solar home system distribution across sub-Saharan Africa, USAID is seeking an implementing partner to administer USAID grant award programming to engage and support off-grid solar home system companies, and e-waste management companies, seeking to develop the e-waste management ecosystem for the off-grid sector.
This program will catalyse innovative technologies and business models around sustainable battery technology and recycling infrastructure for the off-grid solar industry.
Funding & Duration
USAID intends to provide up to USD $1.8M (approx AUD $2.4M) in funding over a nine month period.
U.S. and non-US organisations may participate under this NFO. The applicant may submit a single application under this notice of funding opportunity.
Projects must be conducted in the following locations: Mauritania, Ghana, Togo, Kenya, Eritrea, Côte D’Ivoire, Malawi, Benin, Guinea, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Gambia,Djibouti, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Senegal, Liberia, Burundi,Burkina Faso, Uganda, Seychelles, Mali, Southern Africa, Cape Verde, Somalia, Tanzania, United Republic of,Madagascar, Zambia, Ethiopia, Middle Africa, Sudan, Comoros
Submission Requirements & Due Date
- Applications must be submitted for internal review by 6 July 2018
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are considering applying for this scheme.
- See also: Submitting an Application to Research Services for Review