Request for Applications (RFA): Research and Development Risk Management Research Partnerships; Correction
Due to technical errors, the following notice supersedes the original Request for Applications, published on May 6, 2005, for Research and Development Risk Management Research Partnerships at 70 FR 23969-23975. Overview: The purpose of the Risk Management Research Partnerships is to fund the development of non-insurance risk management tools that will be utilized by agricultural producers to assist them in mitigating the risks inherent in agricultural production. The proposals must address at least one of the ten objectives listed in part I.D. In addition, all proposals must clearly demonstrate the usefulness and benefits of the tool to producers of priority commodities and provide a plan for ongoing maintenance and support as described in part III.C.2. Approximately $4 million is available to fund an undetermined number of partnerships. Projects may be funded for a period of up to three years. Applications are accepted from public and private entities; individuals are not eligible to apply. No cost sharing by the applicant is required. There are no limitations on the number of applications each applicant may submit.