Agency for International Development – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection Request; 30-Day Notice and Request for Comments, Data Collection Form for the USAID Science Champion Award for International Science and Engineering Fair-Affiliated Fairs
Document Number: 2024-13385
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-18
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Research Division within the Innovation, Technology, and Research Hub (ITR), under the Bureau for Inclusive Growth, Partnerships, and Innovation (IPI), manages U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) involvement in the annual Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Serving as a Special Award Organization at ISEF since 2014 has allowed the Agency to recognize and award students with the USAID Science for Development Award. In the lead up to ISEF, students compete in high school science fairs that are members of the global network of the Society for Science. USAID also awards the Science Champion Award at these fairs. Winners of the Science Champion Award are selected by the high school science fairs' judges and awards committees for projects that could potentially impact a global development challenge. In order to provide accurate accounting for these awards, we need to collect information from the public, specifically from Judging Committees of science fairs participating in the program.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Information Collection Generic Clearance Request for USAID Workforce and Organizational Surveys
Document Number: 2024-12478
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-07
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID proposes a generic clearance to collect feedback and conduct research, monitoring and evaluations of programs and policies through surveys, interviews, and focus groups to understand effectiveness of programs and policies and to discern how programs are affected by crises and other unexpected changes in context. This will help the Agency make better decisions to improve the effectiveness of programs and achieve development and foreign assistance objectives through activities pursuant to Foreign Assistance Act, including under rapidly changing conditions. This will also help safeguard U.S. National Security interests and ensure accountability to U.S. taxpayers. Information collected from USAID partners, stakeholders and program participants is a valuable resource to ensure the Agency programs and operations remain safe, relevant, efficient and effective.
Notice of Meeting; Correction
Document Number: 2024-11215
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-21
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) published a notice in the Federal Register on Thursday, May 2, 2024, to provide details regarding a Partnership for Peace Fund (PPF) Advisory Board meeting being held on May 21, 2024. The meeting link and telephone access information for the upcoming meeting have been updated.
U.S. Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation; Administrative Updates: Correction
Document Number: 2024-11061
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-21
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
On January 23, 2024, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) issued a direct final rule revising the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to maintain consistency with Federal and agency regulations, remove obsolete material and internal agency procedures, and make editorial amendments to clarify the regulation. This document makes two corrections to the rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2024-10630
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-15
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Information Collection Review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking comment on the proposed Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Customer Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. The Agency will use surveys and forms for routine customer feedback to collect, analyze, and interpret information gathered through this generic clearance to identify strengths and weaknesses of the current services, information, and to make improvements in customer service.
USAID Acquisition Regulation: Planning, Collection, and Submission of Digital Information; Submission of Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan to USAID; Correction
Document Number: 2024-10189
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-10
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
On May 6, 2024, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) published a final rule amending USAID's Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) that implements USAID requirements for managing digital information as a strategic asset to inform the planning, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Agency's foreign assistance programs. The rule contained two errors which this document is correcting.
USAID Acquisition Regulation: Planning, Collection, and Submission of Digital Information; Submission of Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan to USAID
Document Number: 2024-09373
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-06
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) issuing a final rule amending USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) that implements USAID requirements for managing digital information as a strategic asset to inform the planning, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Agency's foreign assistance programs. This final rule incorporates a new policy on Digital Information Planning, Collection, and Submission Requirements and the corresponding clause as well as a new clause entitled "Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan Requirements" into the (AIDAR). This final rule is intended to reduce the burden on contractors, increase efficiency, and improve the use of data and other forms of digital information across the Agency's programs and operations.
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2024-09503
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-02
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces a public meeting, and requests public comment for the fourth meeting of the Partnership for Peace Fund (PPF) Advisory Board to receive updates on progress and changes to USAID programming under MEPPA following the terrorist attacks of October 7, 2023, and discuss recommendations for the strategic direction of MEPPA in this new context.
Information Collection; Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A-11, Section 280 Implementation)
Document Number: 2024-09163
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-26
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a new proposed collection of information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, and to allow 30 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on a renewal collection proposed by the Agency.
U.S. Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation; Administrative Updates: Correction
Document Number: 2024-08588
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-25
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is issuing this final rule revising the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to maintain consistency with Federal and agency regulations, remove obsolete material and internal agency procedures, and make editorial amendments to clarify the regulation.
USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR): Security and Information Technology Requirements
Document Number: C1-2024-05748
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-19
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Malaria Vaccine Development Program Scientific Advisory Committee Re-Establishment
Document Number: 2024-08129
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of the re-establishment of the USAID Malaria Vaccine Development Program (MVDP) Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) (previously the USAID Advisory Committee of the Malaria Vaccine Program). The USAID MVDP SAC is an external scientific committee that reviews and provides strategic advice to the USAID MVDP once or twice annually. The Administrator of USAID is re-establishing the committee for two years, effective on the date of filing of its renewed charter.
Request for Information Regarding the Global AI Research Agenda; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2024-07864
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-15
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
On March 13, 2024, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) published a request for information (RFI) seeking comment on a Global AI Research Agenda being developed on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. The RFI established a April 10, 2024, deadline for the submission of written comments. DOE is extending the comment period to April 24, 2024.
Information Collection Review Request for OMB Approval: BHA Workplace Culture Survey
Document Number: 2024-07240
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-05
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA) proposes to survey all members of its workforce to assess and gauge its processes for developing and improving a more cohesive BHA culture. This survey is also sent to institutional support contractors (ISCs), which are part of the USAID workforce but are members of the public for purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). USAID/BHA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection as it relates to ISCs, as required by the PRA. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting "Currently under 30-day ReviewOpen for Public Comments" or by using the search function.
USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR): Security and Information Technology Requirements
Document Number: 2024-05748
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-03-20
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to incorporate a revised definition of ``information technology'' (IT) and new contract clauses relating to information security, cybersecurity, and IT resources. The purpose of these revisions is to provide increased oversight of contractor acquisition and use of IT resources.
Information Collection Request; 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments, Data Collection Form for the USAID Science Champion Award for International Science and Engineering Fair-Affiliated Fairs
Document Number: 2024-05741
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-19
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Research Division within the Innovation, Technology, and Research Hub (ITR), under the Bureau for Inclusive Growth, Partnerships, and Innovation (IPI), manages U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) involvement in the annual Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Serving as a Special Award Organization at ISEF since 2014 has allowed the Agency to recognize and award students with the USAID Science for Development Award. In the lead up to ISEF, students compete in high school science fairs that are members of the global network of the Society for Science. USAID also awards the Science Champion Award at these fairs. Winners of the Science Champion Award are selected by the high school science fairs' judges and awards committees for projects that could potentially impact a global development challenge. In order to provide accurate accounting for these awards, we need to collect information from the public, specifically from Judging Committees of science fairs participating in the program.
Global AI Research Agenda
Document Number: 2024-05357
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-14
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State, in collaboration with the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation, seek information to assist in carrying out responsibilities under Executive Order 14110 (https:// www.federalregister.gov/executive-order/14110) on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence issued on October 30, 2023. Specifically, the E.O. directs USAID and the State Department to publish a Global AI Research Agenda to guide the objectives and implementation of AI-related research in contexts beyond United States borders.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2024-04650
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-06
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Information Collection Review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking comment on the proposed Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Customer Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. The Agency will use surveys and forms for routine customer feedback to collect, analyze, and interpret information gathered through this generic clearance to identify strengths and weaknesses of the current services, information, and to make improvements in customer service.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: USAID Eligibility Questionnaire for HAVANA Act Payments
Document Number: 2024-04609
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-05
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Partnerships With Faith-Based and Neighborhood Organizations
Document Number: 2024-03869
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-03-04
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions, Department of Agriculture, Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affairs
This final rule amends the regulations of the agencies listed above (the ``Agencies'') to clarify protections for beneficiaries and prospective beneficiaries of federally funded social services and the rights and obligations of organizations providing such services. In accordance with the Executive order of February 14, 2021, Establishment of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, this clarification should promote maximum participation by beneficiaries and providers in the Agencies' covered programs and activities and ensure consistency in the implementation of those programs and activities.
Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting Case Competition Submission Forms
Document Number: 2024-04347
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-01
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Learning, Evaluation, and Research holds an annual Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition, wherein USAID partners and staff can submit examples of the way in which they have employed CLA approaches in their work. The submissions are posted online (available to the public), contributing to agency learning through these real-world experiences. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended, USAID is soliciting comments for this collection.
USAID Acquisition Regulation: Safeguarding Against Exploitation, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, and Child Neglect
Document Number: 2024-03848
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks public comment on a proposed rule revising the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to incorporate new requirements for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and update existing child safeguarding requirements. This proposed rule strengthens protections for USAID's program participants, community members, project staff, and other individuals in a position of vulnerability, and aligns and consolidates new PSEA and updated child safeguarding compliance and reporting requirements with existing requirements for Counter Trafficking in Persons.
Information Collection; Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A-11, Section 280 Implementation)
Document Number: 2024-03505
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-21
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a new proposed collection of information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on new collection proposed by the Agency.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2024-02670
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-09
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Agency for International Development (USAID) proposes to establish a new system of records titled, ``USAID-38: Responsibility, Safeguarding, and Compliance Case Management System (RSC CMS)'' subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of publishing this notice is to meet federal requirements and promote consistent maintenance of USAID RSC CMS records. The new system is a dedicated incident and case management system which will contain records that capture reports of misconduct allegations and issues related to USAID programming and supports USAID's ability to monitor and respond to misconduct.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Employment Records Collection From Implementing Partners of Contracts in Afghanistan
Document Number: 2024-02783
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-09
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the emergency review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), USAID is requesting emergency approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a new data collection survey on employees of the Implementing Partners of USAID contracts in Afghanistan for the purpose of facilitating the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Chief Of Mission (COM) approval process overseen by the Department of State.
Information Collection Review Request for OMB Approval: Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance Workplace Culture Survey
Document Number: 2024-02463
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-07
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA) proposes to survey all members of its workforce to assess and gauge its processes for developing and improving a more cohesive BHA culture. This survey is also sent to institutional support contractors (ISCs), which are part of the USAID workforce but are members of the public for purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). USAID/BHA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection as it relates to ISCs, as required by the PRA. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
AI in Global Development Playbook
Document Number: 2024-01707
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-26
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State, in coordination with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), seek information to assist in carrying out responsibilities under Executive Order 14110 on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence issued on October 30, 2023. Specifically, the E.O. directs USAID and the State Department to publish an AI in Global Development Playbook that incorporates NIST's AI Risk Management Framework's principles, guidelines, and best practices into the social, technical, economic, governance, human rights, and security conditions of contexts beyond United States borders.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2024-01452
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-25
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (section 522a of title 5 of the United States Code [U.S.C.]), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) proposes to establish a new System of Records titled, ``USAID 36: Private Sector Engagement Records.'' The purpose of the system is to administer USAID's Private Sector Engagement Policy and enhance the risk management activities in support of its trade and investment support services. This System of Records includes a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool that will function as a data warehouse that maintains information on business entities and their representatives that express interest in supporting or potentially supporting USAID's mission in foreign development. This information will be used by USAID to enhance transparency, improve coordination, as well as for monitoring and evaluation by USAID program offices.
U.S. Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation; Administrative Updates
Document Number: 2023-27953
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-01-23
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is issuing this direct final rule revising the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to maintain consistency with Federal and agency regulations, remove obsolete material and internal agency procedures, and make editorial amendments to clarify the regulation.
U.S. Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation; Administrative Updates
Document Number: 2023-27952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-01-23
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks public comment on a proposed rule that would revise the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to maintain consistency with Federal and Agency regulations, remove obsolete material and internal Agency procedures, and make editorial amendments to better clarify the regulation.
Notice of Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-01083
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-22
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), notice is hereby given of Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA) public meeting on February 7th, 2024.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; USAID Workforce Commuter Survey
Document Number: 2024-00475
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-11
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, USAID is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Information Collection Generic Clearance Request for USAID Workforce and Organizational Surveys
Document Number: 2024-00207
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-09
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID proposes a generic clearance to collect workforce feedback through surveys, interviews, and focus groups to optimize operations, strengthen organizational health and workforce culture, and improve workforce retention. USAID has a diverse workforce that consists of U.S. direct hires (foreign and civil service) and multiple contract mechanisms with the majority of the workforce belonging to multiple contract mechanisms, including Coordinating Country Nationals, Personal Services Contractors, and Institutional Support Contractors.
Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting Case Competition Submission Forms
Document Number: 2023-28658
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-28
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Learning, Evaluation, and Research holds an annual Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition, wherein USAID partners and staff can submit examples of the way in which they have employed CLA approaches in their work. The submissions are posted online (available to the public), contributing to agency learning through these real-world experiences. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended, USAID is soliciting comments for this collection.
USAID Revisions to ADS 201 Evaluation Report Requirements
Document Number: 2023-27487
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-14
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID invites public comment on our intent to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) approval for a new information collection. The Foreign Assistance Transparency and Accountability Act (2016) and The Foundations for Evidence Based Policy-Making Act (2019) enhance the transparency, accuracy, and reliability of USAID program and activity evaluations and processes of data collection and reporting. To comply with these Acts, USAID is currently revising the policy associated with its Evaluation Report Requirements. The requirements collect information from evaluators to establish the validity of research methodologies, standardize the presentation of research, ensure accuracy, and identify any conflicts of interest that could create bias or influence data analysis, findings, or recommendations. USAID is soliciting comments for this collection.
Background Investigator Quality Control Survey
Document Number: 2023-27430
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-14
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Quality control survey to allow the USAID Office of Security Field Investigations program to obtain feedback on its background investigator workforce from members of the general public who are interviewed by USAID background investigators.
USAID Revisions to ADS 201 Evaluation Report Requirements
Document Number: 2023-26635
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-06
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID is reopening the comment period for its proposed information collection, ``USAID Revisions to ADS 201 Evaluation Report Requirements''. Reopening the comment period will allow USAID to satisfy the 60-day public comment period required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; USAID Workforce Commuter Survey
Document Number: 2023-24554
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-07
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, USAID is proposing a new information collection.
USAID/MEXICO-RFI 2023-003, Local Partner and Sub-Partner Outreach
Document Number: 2023-24286
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-03
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID/Mexico is seeking to increase understanding of the organizational landscape throughout the country to enhance USAID's development approach and understand local organizations' priority topic areas and capacities. USAID is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to solicit information and potential interest from organizations to diversify USAID's partner and sub-partner base. The goal of the RFI is to better understand the organizational landscape in Mexico; diversify USAID/Mexico's partner and sub-partner base by creating avenues for new and underutilized partners and sub-partners to work with USAID; and brainstorm methods to support partners and sub-partners to become self-reliant and capable of achieving their development goals. The research data will be aggregated and not provide PII or other privacy-related information. USAID/Mexico invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Contractor Form for Contract With an Individual for Personal Services
Document Number: 2023-24209
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-02
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, M/OAA/ PSC has proposed revisions to form AID 309-1 Contract With An Individual For Personal Services. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2023-23986
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-31
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Information Collection Review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking comment on the proposed Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. The Agency will use surveys and forms to collect, analyze, and interpret information gathered through this generic clearance to identify strengths and weakness of the current services, information, and to make improvements in customer service.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Information Collection Generic Clearance Request for USAID Workforce and Organizational Surveys
Document Number: 2023-23949
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-31
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID proposes a generic clearance to collect workforce feedback through surveys, interviews, and focus groups to optimize operations, strengthen organizational health and workforce culture, and improve workforce retention. USAID has a diverse workforce that consists of U.S. direct hires (foreign and civil service) and multiple contract mechanisms with the majority of the workforce belonging to multiple contract mechanisms, including Coordinating Country Nationals, Personal Services Contractors, and Institutional Support Contractors.
Analysis of Service Contract Inventory for FY 2021 and the Planned Analysis of the FY 2022 Inventory; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2023-23336
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-23
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Acting in compliance with section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010, requiring civilian agencies to prepare and analyze inventories of their service contracts, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2022 Service Contract Inventory found at https://www.acquisition.gov/content/ service-contract-inventory, and the posting of the Analysis of Service Contract Inventory for FY 2021 and the Planned Analysis of the FY 2022 Inventory found at: https://www.usaid.gov/results-and-data/budget- spending/official-service-contract-inventory.
Partnership for Peace Fund Advisory Board; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-22912
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-18
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces a public meeting, and requests public comment for the third meeting of the Partnership for Peace Fund (PPF) Advisory Board to receive updates on programming and progress under MEPPA; receive information regarding ongoing efforts aiming to improve program implementation; and discuss and provide recommendations for peacebuilding programming at USAID.
Background Investigator Quality Control Survey
Document Number: 2023-19694
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-13
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Quality control survey to allow the USAID Office of Security Field Investigations program to obtain feedback on its background investigator workforce from members of the general public who are interviewed by USAID background investigators.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Contractor Form for Contract With an Individual for Personal Services
Document Number: 2023-18763
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-30
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, M/OAA/ PSC has proposed revisions to form AID 309-1 Contract With An Individual For Personal Services. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
USAID/MEXICO-RFI 2023-003, Local Partner and Sub-Partner Outreach
Document Number: 2023-18762
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-30
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID/Mexico is seeking to increase understanding of the organizational landscape throughout the country to enhance USAID's development approach and understand local organizations' priority topic areas and capacities. USAID is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to solicit information and potential interest from organizations to diversify USAID's partner and sub-partner base. The goal of the RFI is to better understand the organizational landscape in Mexico; diversify USAID/Mexico's partner and sub-partner base by creating avenues for new and underutilized partners and sub-partners to work with USAID; and brainstorm methods to support partners and sub-partners to become self-reliant and capable of achieving their development goals. The research data will be aggregated and not provide PII or other privacy-related information. USAID/Mexico invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Meeting; Board for International Food and Agricultural Development
Document Number: 2023-17786
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-18
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) (see https://www.usaid.gov/bifad), an advisory committee on food and agriculture issues to the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is hosting a full-day public meeting, Elevating Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in USAID's Agricultural, Nutrition, and Food System Programming to Inform Strategy Implementation: A Discussion of the BIFAD Climate Change Subcommittee Draft Commissioned Report, to address the opportunities and challenges of transformational climate change adaptation and mitigation in USAID's agricultural, nutrition, and food systems programming. The meeting will highlight a draft commissioned report guided by the BIFAD Subcommittee on Systemic Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, a subordinate unit of BIFAD established in June 2022 in response to a USAID request for advice on addressing the climate crisis in agricultural, nutrition, and food systems. The program will include Agency, stakeholder, and public insights and deliberation of draft recommendations from the report on integrating climate change adaptation and mitigation opportunities within USAID's agricultural, nutrition, and food system programming, research investments, and operational practices, as well as mobilizing climate finance for more resilient and sustainable food systems.
USAID Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) Bureau
Document Number: 2023-16248
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-01
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) and USAID/Ghana Mission are collaborating to conduct research regarding public perception of USAID programs in Ghana. The goal of this research is to use both qualitative and quantitative methods to gain insights into Ghanaian people's awareness and perceptions of development and USAID assistance programs and activities. The research will also narrow preferred media channels. The research data in the report will be aggregated and not provide PII or other privacy-related information. USAID LPA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Paperwork Reduction Act 30-Day Notice; Request for Comments; USAID Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review, Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Hub in the Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI)
Document Number: 2023-15794
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-26
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation's (DDI) Private Sector Engagement Hub will conduct a survey regarding perception of 30 external organizations assigned a Global Relationship Manager. The goal of this survey is to understand their experience when engaging with USAID. The data collected will include email addresses to allow for follow-up inquiries. USAID DDI invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
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