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Partnserships

What is the role for partnerships with nonprofit organizations does USAID envision as part of this reform/innovation effort? What characteristics will make a strong nonprofit partner?

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Partnerships for Diversity

How does diversity fit into USAID procurement reform and/or development innovation? How does USAID measure diversity to ensure that a representative cross-section of available partners is engaged?

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NIGHA 2011

There are so many ways we can help and celebrate HIV/AIDS Orphan Children in Africa through music and catering for them making them feel involve in the development of their nation, thank you. Timi Robinson

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Work together to fight hunger and poverty

How will DIV interface with presidential initiatives such as Feed the Future (FTF), where NGO partnerships should be a foundational part of all work--both in FTF focus countries and in Washington, DC?

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Start at the foundation and build a better future

Concrete is the most consumed product on earth, after water. Even the poorest nations of the world use cement-based construction methods.

The concrete supply system creates millions of jobs and businesses within the industrialized nations.

Why don't we create a concrete-based economic development plan for the poor nations to use as their foundation for a better future?

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How to submit for aid for Indonesia project

www.indonesiaorganic.com Not-for-profit social project to help grow the organic environmental industry in Indonesia. How do I access USAID for funding? We are an innovative solution to a lack of accessible information.

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Business process re-engineering of Health care in Egypt

The Honorable Secretary of State announced $150 million of emergency aid to Egypt. I would like to propose BPR of Government owned health care organizations to deliver a high quality of health care services to the majority of people in Egypt who can't afford any other options. Currently i work for VHA in Clarksburg, WV as an addiction psychiatrist for the last 20 years. I was born in Egypt and would like to contribute ...more »

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Support for women's activism in conflict prevention and peace

Given the US government's strong support for UN Secruity Council Reslution 1325 on women, peace and security, how will USAID ensure that international and national

CSOs supporting women's activism in conflict prevention,

peace making and peacebuilding get adequate and timely resources and ease the application process for many such new entities?

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Increased support for women, peace and security

The US has over the past years shown increased support of women, peace and security issues, namely UNSCR 1325, and UNSCR 1820. How will USAID ensure support for civil society organizations to push these issue forward?

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Can FedBizOpps Be Made More User-Friendly?

The current mechanism for getting procurement information is through the FedBizOpps.gov website. Because of the fact that many grant seekers are unfamiliar with the website is it possible to have a task force explore ways to improve and make the website more easy to use?

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Use of small businesses

Recent procurements from USAID continue the trend of complex scopes of work and high ceilings. In addition, many are RFAs with significant cost shares. These realities make it difficult for small businesses to compete. What will happen under this procurement reform to boost utilization of small businesses, not just for their ability to procure goods, but also for their strengths in innovation and specific technical competencies? ...more »

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DOLLAR & SENSE

I am writing to you from the Eastern part of the Congo where the actual conflict has killed more than 8 millions people and more than two millions women have been raped etc... My question are 1. Why do you still do business with the same organization when you know that they only spend $.15 on the dollar on the local population? 2. Can we make exception for organization that are on the ground in the Congo to still ...more »

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