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This is a channel that we use to keep members in the loop about the latest policy documents and developments. Our work in advocacy cuts across all areas of expertise and impacts all of our members.

Our Director of Government Affairs & Advocacy, Cynthia Smith, posts regular updates so our members are alerted to changes in the sector as they happen. We encourage everyone who joins Connect to become part of this community and to keep up to date with the information shared here. Posts to this community go live on our website, and you may wish to use the anonymous posting option if you have a question to ask here.

USAID/M/OAA: Q3 FY22 Business Forecast and Partner Update Webinar- Resources

  • 1.  USAID/M/OAA: Q3 FY22 Business Forecast and Partner Update Webinar- Resources

    Posted 16 days ago
    On June 7, USAID/M/OAA hosted its FY22 3rd Quarter Business Forecast and Partner Update Webinar.  In it, speakers from OAA, PPL, and the Office of the Administrator provided updates on a number of topics, including:

    • An update on Unique Entity ID (UEI) Delays - Interagency working group hosted by GSA now meets weekly to find solutions to backlogs. 
    • Information about the A&A Strategy refresh 
    • Contracting/Agreement Officer A&A staffing; 
    • An overview of;
    • Highlights on USAID's Gender Commitments;
    • Small Business goal achievements;
    • Updates about Localization; 
    • An announcement about the upcoming new draft Policy Framework - Note that PPL will release for public comment by end of June a new policy framework for the agency. Humetum will coordinate comments from our membership. 
    • Updates to Section 889 Guidance. 

    To access the recording, transcript, and questions and answers from this quarter's engagements, visit USAID's Business Forecast webpage. 

    Cynthia Smith
    Director, Government Affairs and Advocacy