Notice of Funds Availability: Inviting Applications for Emerging Markets Program
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces the availability of approximately $8 million in funding for the Emerging Markets Program (EMP) for fiscal year (FY) 2005. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications from the private sector and from government agencies for FY 2005 and awards funds in early July 2005. The EMP is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
Notice of Funds Availability: Inviting Applications for the Quality Samples Program
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces the availability of $2.5 million in funding for the 2005 Quality Samples Program (QSP). The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications and award funds in June 2005. The QSP is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). This notice supercedes any prior notices concerning the QSP.
Environmental Quality Incentives Program; Conservation Innovation Grants
In this document, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) affirms, with changes, the provisions of an interim final rule that added provisions regarding Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The regulations implement statutory provisions designed to provide competitive grants to eligible Indian Tribes; State or local units of government; non- governmental organizations; and individuals. The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural production.
Emerging Markets Program
This final rule establishes regulations applicable to the Emerging Markets Program (EMP). The regulations provide details concerning program administration, including participant eligibility, application requirements, review and allocation process, reimbursement rules and procedures, financial reporting and project evaluation requirements, appeal procedures, and program controls.