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Local and Regional Procurement: Update on USAID Initiatives April 8, 2009 Brian Bacon USAID Office of Food for Peace.

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1 Local and Regional Procurement: Update on USAID Initiatives April 8, 2009 Brian Bacon USAID Office of Food for Peace

2 2 Local and Regional Procurement (LRP) What is LRP? LRP is not new (WFP 2007: $612 m) Former Administration request for authority to use 25% of Title II budget Farm Bill Pilot (USDA) (FY09-12): $60 m President’s May 1 Global Food Security Response request to address the impact and underlying causes of global food price increases Administration request: $125 m for LRP (USAID) Supplemental (FY08/FY09 Bridge): Up to $75 m IDA + $50 m DA = $125 m

3 LRP Funding - USAID ComponentIDADATotal 1) Meeting Emergency Needs Up to $75 m (FY 08/FY 09) Up to $20 m (FY 09) Up to $95 m 2) Making Local and Regional Procurement Work for Farmers Up to $30 m (FY 09) Up to $30 m Total: (Up to)$75 m$50 m$125 m Supplemental: $20 m to WFP for Purchase for Progress (P4P)

4 Meeting Emergency Needs with LRP USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), in consultation with USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP) Up to $75 m IDA and $20 m DA = Up to $95 m Guidelines for Unsolicited Proposals and Reporting, Sub-sector: Local and Regional Procurement of Food sistance/disaster_assistance/resources/ sistance/disaster_assistance/resources/ Approx. $63 m committed 10 awards (3 PVO, 7 WFP)

5 LRP – Criteria and Reporting Requirements Minimum criteria: Demonstrate an urgent need for food assistance Save lives, reduce suffering and/or serve more people than by using international procurement of Title II food aid Precipitating, contributing and/or exacerbating factors associated with the emergency are directly related to the global food price crisis Reporting requirements: General procurement information Timeline Impact on procurement market Beneficiaries

6 LRP – USAID/OFDA Grants CountryAmount ($ mil)PartnerCommoditySource market Ethiopia3.90WFPFamix, White beans Ethiopia Somalia20.10WFPMaizeSouth Africa Somalia (2)1.80WFPCSBKenya, Uganda Nepal5.00WFPRice, Pulses, Salt, WSB, Vegetable oil Nepal, India Tajikistan3.35Save the Children/Mercy Corps Wheat, Lentils, Vegetable oil Kazakhstan, Russia Kyrgyzstan7.09Mercy Corps/Save the Children Wheat, Beans, Vegetable oil Kazakhstan Ethiopia (2)10.00WFPFamix, PulsesEthiopia Kenya0.31WFPCSBKenya Pakistan8.85WFPWheat, Pulses, WSB Pakistan Zimbabwe2.6Mercy CorpsMaize meal, Sugar, Salt, Vegetable oil Zimbabwe, South Africa Total63.00WFP (7), PVO (3)

7 Making LRP Work for the African Farmer USAID Africa Bureau, Office of Sustainable Development; USAID Missions Up to $30 m DA Support a targeted response to meet urgent food security needs and strengthen staple food markets to support local and regional procurement East Africa focus: Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda Regional organizations; CAADP

8 Expected Outcomes: –Efficient linkages to markets –New financial management tools –Measured impact on food staple trade Current Status: –Operational Plans in place in Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Rwanda –Multi-donor support for ACTESA –WFP P4P proposal ($20 million) approved Making LRP Work – Outcomes and Status


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