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USAID/FFP FY 2018 Request for Applications for Development Food Security Activities in Burkina Faso and Niger

USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP) released the Fiscal Year (FY 2018) Request for Applications (RFA) for development food security activities in Burkina Faso and Niger. The country-specific information (CSI) for Burkina Faso and Niger are also available. 

Applications are submitted at the risk of the applicant, and all preparation and submission costs are at the applicant's expense. 

  • USAID reserves the rights to adjust the number of awards, funding levels and sources of funding, given the budget environment and other considerations. The CSI contains estimates for numbers of awards and available funds. 
  • Just like last year, this RFA makes reference to separate technical information. Select technical information is included in the Technical References and Monitoring & Evaluation Policy & Guidance for Food for Peace Programs on the FFP website; links are provided in the RFA. 
  • USAID/FFP is returning to the Refine and Implement model this year. More information can be found in Appendix II. 

Applications are due by Tuesday, June 26, 11:59 a.m. EDT. Please do not wait until the last day to submit applications. USAID/FFP will work toward an expedient decision and will inform successful applicants of its decision. 

Oral presentations will be communicated to successful first phase applicants. 

All documents are available on the USAID website, and the Burkina Faso and Niger country pages. Alternatively, all documents are available on

Please note that no USAID/FFP country backstop officers or field representatives should be contacted about information contained in the RFA materials or with application materials. All comments and inquiries should be directed to Mr. Michael Keegan,, with a copy to and "RFA FY 2018" in the subject line.