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1 Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) Annual Program Statement (APS) Bidders’ Conference Presented by the Democracy and Governance Office (DGO) March 3, 2014, 1:30 to 3:30pm Kathmandu

2 APS Overview Leah Mueller, DG Specialist

3 CMM APS Checklist Checklist will help verify that you covered the requirements (handout and available online) Especially: –Two categories (100k to 500k & 500k to $1.2 mill) –All required technical sections –P2P –Nepal Specific Criteria –English The checklist serves as a reference only – the APS is your guide

4 Evaluation CriteriaLocalNon-Local Approach & Methodology40 Context & Conflict Analysis 15 Theory of Change 10 People to People Approach 15 Implementation Plan, Costs, & Sustainability3545 Implementation25 Do No Harm10 Local Engagement – for Non-Local Applicants Only0/10 Monitoring & Evaluation Plan88 Institutional Capabilities55 Past Performance 22 Total90100 ADDRESS ALL EVALUATION CRITERIA – It Matters Evaluation Criteria

5 Anticipated available funding = $16 Million Anticipated number of awards = multiple Number of countries participating in 2014 = 11 – including Nepal Nepal’s Funding History –2011 = 1 award –2012 = 3 awards –2013 = did not participate –2014 = ? Funding

6 Estimated Timeline APS Released Feb. 24, 2014 Bidders’ Conference March 3, 2014 Application Deadline March 28, :00pm in Nepal Receipt Confirmation March 29, 2014 USAID/Nepal Review April 2014 USAID/Nepal notifies unsuccessful applicants May 2014 USAID/DCHA/CMM review & notification Summer/Fall 2014 USAID/Nepal Procurement Approximately 8 to 24 months Implementation 2015 or 2016

7 Potential Award Steps & Types Pre-Award Survey – for partners new to USAID Covers: organization, experience, accounting, operational controls, and technical skills; see ADS ADS Types Cooperative Agreement Grant Fixed Obligation Grant (FOG); see ADS ADS

8 People to People & Nepal Specific Instructions Reshma Thapa

9 Technical Narrative

10 Prejudice/perceived differences Create opportunity To promote mutual understanding, trust empathy and resilient social ties Interact purposefully Safe Space Broken RelatIonshIpBroken RelatIonshIp “People to People” (P2P) Approach Bring Together Understand/Agree Advocate together for change

11 Does not imply agreement Realization of existence of different experiences and perspectives Reduce negative attribution Understand Valuing different experiences and perspectives Positive reception of the other parties Appreciate Cooperate towards shared and substantive accomplishments Collaborate A new relationship builds up- resilience Parties do not return to former patterns of conflict Prefer to peacefully resolve Context and conflict analysis Theory of change Do No HARM Gender Consideration Peace Writ Large LOCAL ENGAGEMENT&SUSTAINABILITYLOCAL ENGAGEMENT&SUSTAINABILITY Source of grievance and resilience Triggering factor of violence and moments of opportunity Key actors to conflict/peace Approach & Methodology

12 Peace Writ Peace Writ Large

13 Country Specific Instruction 1.Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) in governance 2.Promulgation of the Constitution 3.Transitional Justice 4.Peace and Reconciliation

14 CMM Nepal Program Presentation Reshma Thapa, DG Specialist

15 Implementing Partner: Safer World Program: Community Initiatives for Common Understanding (CICU) Life of Project: June 2013 to June 2016 USG Contribution: $1.13 M Implementing Partners: CWIN and INSEC Goal: Conflict mitigation in targeted area improved Implementing Partner: Safer World Program: Community Initiatives for Common Understanding (CICU) Life of Project: June 2013 to June 2016 USG Contribution: $1.13 M Implementing Partners: CWIN and INSEC Goal: Conflict mitigation in targeted area improved Implementing Partner: Mercy Corps Program: Inclusive Resource Management Initiative (IRMI) Life of Project: June 2013 to May 2015 USG Contribution: $ 1.16 M Implementing Partners: BASE and Sahakarmi Samaj Goal: Enhance stability through natural resource conflict resolution and inclusive natural resource management Implementing Partner: Mercy Corps Program: Inclusive Resource Management Initiative (IRMI) Life of Project: June 2013 to May 2015 USG Contribution: $ 1.16 M Implementing Partners: BASE and Sahakarmi Samaj Goal: Enhance stability through natural resource conflict resolution and inclusive natural resource management Implementing Partner: Care Nepal Program: Sambad: Dialogue for Peace Life of Project: Aug 2013 to May 2016 USG Contribution: $ 1.15M Implementing Partners: LARC and Namuna Goal: A consolidated peace process in Nepal; mitigating conflict issue at local level Implementing Partner: Care Nepal Program: Sambad: Dialogue for Peace Life of Project: Aug 2013 to May 2016 USG Contribution: $ 1.15M Implementing Partners: LARC and Namuna Goal: A consolidated peace process in Nepal; mitigating conflict issue at local level

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17 Key Results Key Stakeholders ability to constructively address community level issues related to conflicts strengthened Dialogue between conflicting groups fostered and mutual trust and reconciliation improved Local government capacity to implement peace mandates increased Inclusive community participation in local level government planning increased Local partner organizations capacity to implement peace programming increased Key Results Key Stakeholders ability to constructively address community level issues related to conflicts strengthened Dialogue between conflicting groups fostered and mutual trust and reconciliation improved Local government capacity to implement peace mandates increased Inclusive community participation in local level government planning increased Local partner organizations capacity to implement peace programming increased

18 CMM Partners Meeting Why= coordinate CMM projects and share best practices When = every 4 months Where = in the field, classroom and field setting Who = all CMM partners

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20 DG & CMM Overview Maria E. Barr ό n, DGO Director

21 CMM is found in USAID/Washington’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) USAID Missions support CMM’s efforts to: –Identify and analyze sources of conflict –Early response to address the causes and consequences of instability and violent conflict –Integrate conflict management and mitigation into USAID's analysis, strategies, and programs CMM and Missions’ Implementation –Conducting Conflict Assessments –Developing Cutting-Edge Toolkits –Supporting Conflict Management Programs –Outreach & Training CMM Program

22 USAID/Nepal DG Strategy

23 Q&A Your questions are welcome! Thank you for your participation! - USAID/Nepal DG Team


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