Workshop for Pre-Qualified Applicants of MCA-Honduras Grant Fund
Tegucigalpa.- A workshop was recently held with the purpose of providing detailed orientations to 21 of the pre-qualified institutions that are actually competing for eligibility to obtain funding from MCA-Honduras Grant Fund.
With an agenda that included reviewing technical and financial aspects of the Agricultural Public Goods Grants Facility (APGGF) Manual, as well as presentations on the projects and their submittal requirements, the workshop offered the opportunity to hold individual appointments to discuss issues specific to each project, and to provide the applicants, in case of being selected, with the necessary technical support to timely access the Grant Fund made available by MCA-Honduras.
Marco Bográn, MCA-Honduras Deputy Director, during the workshop opening.
Part of the representatives of public and private institutions, whose proposals qualified for the second phase.
It is with technical support provided by MCA-Honduras Grant Officers that the 21 pre-qualified proposals are now being formally prepared into projects.
With approximately US$ 9 million, and in and effort to expand and accelerate the agricultural development -specially the horticultural production- MCA-Honduras Grant Fund is addressed to improve productivity and support projects with nationwide impact.
The deadline for projects submittal is August 17.
Along with the Farmers Access to Credit Activity, the Farms to Market Roads Activity, and the Farmers Training and Development Activity, the Grant Fund component is being implemented by the Millennium Challenge Account as part of the Rural Development Project.