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Call for proposals: Grant to apply a results based management approach to enhance project management for rural transformation (RESOLVE)

23 January 2020

This call for proposals is to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive a three-year IFAD grant financing to implement the project: RESOLVE: Results based management for rural transformation for a total amount of up to US$2 million. 

The competitively selected recipient can be a non-profit organization, university, vocational training providers, private sector company or research institutes. The applicant should propose some level of cash and in-kind co-financing.

How to submit a proposal

  1. Prepare a project proposal that should be submitted using the IFAD Grant Design Document template with a detailed budget using the activity based budget table. The proposal must be aligned with the Grant Concept Note and Project Description provided. Please read the attached Letter of Invitation, Grant Concept Note and Project Description for further explanation.
  2. Submit a completed Bidders' self-certification of eligibility for IFAD grant financing
  3. Submit a brief institutional profile, detailing experience in the priority area and specific theme outlined in the Grant Concept Note, and in the region/country(ies) where the grant would be implemented.

Deadline to receive proposals is 1 March 2020, 12:00 hours (Rome time).

All proposals and communications should be submitted via email to:

Queries can be submitted by email to up until Sunday, 16 February 2020. Queries will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. Additionally, interested institutions are invited to share expressions of interest to submit a proposal by Sunday, 16 February 2020 by email to the address above. These expressions are not mandatory and non-binding.

The RESOLVE team can no longer respond to direct queries for communications received after 16 February. Please see Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQs) below in the “Related documents” for guidance. Any necessary updates will be made through this website through the submission deadline.