Request for concepts from local organization on how to improve the program’s understanding of Drivers of Conflict, Instability and Radicalization -LITTORALS REGIONAL INITIATIVE (LRI)


Company Creative Asso...
Category Science
Location West Africa
Job Status Contract
Salary GH¢ 
Education Qualified
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Job Expires Oct 31, 2021
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Company Profile

Creative Associates International Inc. is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Washington, DC, the firm has a field presence in 30 countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense. The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.  

Job Description

Subject:  Annual Program Statement - APS-LRI-2021-04-19

Title of Opportunity:   Improving Understanding of Drivers of Conflict, Instability and Radicalization through Grants to Local Organizations in Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, and Togo

Issue Date:  2021-04-19

Deadline for Questions/Clarifications: 2021-10-15, 5:00 PM

Deadline for Applications:    2021-10-31, 5:00 PM Local Time

The Littorals Regional Initiative (LRI) program, implemented by Creative Associates International on behalf of the U.S Agency for International Development’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI), announces its desire to support applications for local level initiatives that will improve the program and its partners’ understanding of current drivers of conflict, instability, and radicalization in the five West Africa coastal countries of Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, and Togo.

Program Summary

The USAID/OTI Littorals Regional Initiative (LRI) is seeking concepts from eligible applicants to improve the program’s understanding of current drivers of conflict, instability, and radicalization in the five West Africa coastal countries of Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea and Togo through innovative action-research, data collection, and community-based activities. Through grants issued under this APS, LRI intends to leverage the capacity of local civil society organizations and private sector partners to understand drivers of conflict, instability, and radicalization. LRI is looking to fund activities that incorporate innovative, community-based, monitoring, research, and analysis capabilities.

This Annual Program Statement outlines LRI’s funding priorities, strategic themes, and the procedure for submitting requests for funding. Applications for programs are accepted on a rolling basis until the deadline of October 31, 2021.

How To Apply

Eligibility & Submission Instructions

Interested applicants may obtain a full copy of the APS, including detailed submission instructions, by making a written request to LRI’s Grants Team at .

To be eligible for award, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements detailed in the APS and provide all required information. An award will be made to the eligible and responsible applicant(s) whose application(s) are most responsive to the program objectives and selection criteria.

Issuance of this APS does not constitute an award commitment on the part of LRI nor does it commit LRI to pay for any costs incurred by a potential applicant while preparing/submitting questions or an application. All preparation/submission costs are at the applicant's expense.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.


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