Company DAI
Industry International...
Category Agriculture
Location Northern Regi...
Job Status Contractor/Co...
Salary GH¢ 
Education Qualified
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Jun 21, 2024
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Company Profile

DAI is an employee-owned global development company. For 40 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governments, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 60 countries. Our integrated development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines—crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS and disease control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.

Job Description



Feed the Future Ghana Policy LINK Activity (Policy LINK), supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is inviting Ghanian civil society organizations (CSOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and accredited institutions of higher learning that have expertise working with Ghanaian women farmers or working in the agriculture policy space to submit applications for a grant activity call.
Policy LINK seeks to partner with women-focused organization(s) through a grant to carry out strategic interventions especially in the 17 districts of USAID’s Zone of Influence (ZOI) – Northern, North-East, Upper West, and Upper East Regions that will integrate women and other vulnerable groups in the development of policies related to the agriculture sector and
its value chain.

Broad Results/Outcomes
The primary goal of Policy LINK’s Fostering Women’s Leadership and Active Participation in Ghana’s Agriculture Policy Process activity is to strengthen the integration of women within the country’s agricultural policy process. Specifically, the objectives for this grant are to:
1. Enhance women’s access to relevant information and resources related to agriculture policy/decision-making and implementation.
2. Strengthen the leadership capabilities of women in the agricultural sector, enabling
them to effectively advocate for their interests.
3. Facilitate the active participation of women in various agriculture-related dialogues and programs.
4. Enable women to communicate their concerns and recommendations, and those of their communities, to policy/decision-makers to promote their integration into agriculture policies and interventions.
Please refer to the Program Description in the RFA shared at this link for a complete statement of goals and expected results.

Required Skills or Experience

Qualification for the offeror (institution)
Interested Applicants for the grant partnership must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Possess current operating license as a Civil Society Organization (CSO) or a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) from the Registrar General’s Department OR be a tertiary institution with accreditation from the National Accreditation Board (NAB) under the Ministry of Education and otherwise meets the definition of local entity as defined by ADS 303.6.
  • Have been in operation for a minimum of five years.
  • Organization’s mission and goals include promoting gender equity in Ghanaian society with performance history that demonstrates such a mission.
  • Have experience working with or supporting women in policy processes especially in the agriculture sector as demonstrated in the past performance tables.
  • Experience working with stakeholders at the national level for policy development OR at the subnational level in the USAID Zone of Influence (Northern Region, North East Region, Upper East Region, and Upper West Region) as demonstrated in the past performance.
  • Past experience implementing grant activities funded by international donor organizations.
  • Applicants must possess a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in the U.S. Government System for Award Management at the time of award1. (Obtaining a Unique Entity ID (SAM) and registering in SAM can take at least 3 weeks or up to two months or more. Therefore, applicants are strongly encouraged to initiate the process to obtain a Unique Entity ID (SAM) and register in SAM prior to submitting an application.)

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