Request for Concept Notes

Winrock International (Feed the Future Nepal USAID Agricultural Inputs)

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Annual Program Statement 

Request for Concept Notes

The Feed the Future Nepal USAID Agricultural Inputs (“USAID Agricultural Inputs”) is a five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future (FTF) activity that aims to increase the availability, accessibility, and use of agricultural inputs and technology to improve Nepal’s agricultural productivity. 

USAID Agricultural Inputs will enable lead firms, agrovets, input suppliers, local machinery service providers, and Government of Nepal (GON) change agents and farmers to increase productivity, input supply chain efficiency, market system competitiveness, and strengthen the enabling environment in a way that equitably addresses the needs of women, youth, and members of marginalized groups. USAID Agricultural Inputs will benefit 200,000 farmers in the USAID FTF zone of influence.

Feed the Future Nepal USAID Agricultural Inputs is issuing an Annual Program Statement (AgInputsAPS-01) to all eligible, qualified, and registered applicants to submit concept papers for Grants Under Contract (GUC).

How to Apply:

Interested applicants may submit their concept paper and company documents to The issued Annual Program Statement is open for a year, and the concept papers can be submitted on a rolling deadline on May 8, 2024, July 31, 2024, October 15, 2024, and December 31, 2024.

Please refer to for the Annual Program Statement and other relevant documents.

Electronic Submission Address:

Feed the Future Nepal USAID Agricultural Inputs Activity


Concept papers will be evaluated on a rolling basis; thus, applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Private sector organizations working in the agriculture sector are highly encouraged to apply.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA): 

Winrock International seeks to cultivate an environment where all vendors relish equal employment opportunities devoid of discrimination, misconduct, fraud, and abuse. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) and Localization guides our practices not just limited to hiring, but also applicable during procurement process. This commitment signifies that we value diversity in all its forms including age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability status, and cultural background. We welcome and encourage quotes/proposals from vendors of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, recognizing the rich tapestry of the communities in which we live and work.


Issuance of this notice does not oblige USAID Agricultural Inputs to award, nor will USAID Agricultural Inputs pay any costs associated with the preparation or submission of concept papers. Furthermore, Winrock International reserves the right to reject any or all concept papers, if such action is in the best interest of Winrock International.


Category Development and Project, Expression of Interests, Tender Notice, Bid, Development / INGO
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience Please check details
Education Please check details
Posted Date 10 Apr, 2024
Apply Before 31 Dec, 2024
City Kathmandu