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Stakeholder Consultation: FY2016 RFA Refine and Implement Pilot in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Charlie Forgham-Bailey / Save the Children
12:00am - 11:59pm ET
Washington, DC
The TOPS Program

The first "Refine & Implement" consultation took place on August 7, 2014. Since that time FFP staff met internally in Washington, DC and in the field to move forward with this exciting undertaking. FFP had discussed and finalized several details, and they shared these updates in the consultation.

These updates included:

  • What does R&I really mean?
  • Why is FFP piloting R&I in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the fiscal year 2016?
  • New! Notification of Funding (NOF) format, which replaces the Request for Applications (RFA) model
  • Envisioned Country Specific Information format
  • Timing of the baseline and sharing baseline results
  • Timing of mid-term and implications
  • And, more.

Discussion points included:

  • Timing of food aid commodities; resource flow
  • Reworking the evaluation criteria
  • Substantial involvement
  • Expectations throughout R&I