Contracting Vehicles

DAI holds umbrella contracts from various clients through which development programs can be funded and administered.

U.S. Agency for International Development

Environment & Energy

  • Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights II (STARR II) (2018–2025)

Economic Growth

  • Regional Integration and Stronger Economies (RISE) (2020-2027)


  • Programming Effectively Against Conflict and Extremism (PEACE) (2013-2020)
  • Rule of Law Technical Assistance Services (ROL) (2013–2023)
  • Public Financial Management II (PFM II) (2018–2025)


  • Support Which Implements Fast Transitions V (SWIFT V) (2019-2024)
  • Resilient Cities Asia Activity (RCA) (2017-2024)
  • Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET 7) (2019–2024)

General Services Administration Schedules

  • Professional Services Schedule (PSS) (2016-2021)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • International, Technical, Operational, Professional Support Services (ITOPSS) (2018–2023)

U.K. Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

International Multi-Disciplinary Programme Framework Agreement (IMDP) (2019–2021):

  • Lot 5 – Humanitarian—Low Value
  • Lot 10 – Research—Low Value
  • Lot 11 – Climate Change and Environment—High Value
  • Lot 12 – Conflict and Governance—High Value
  • Lot 13 – Education—High Value
  • Lot 16 – Infrastructure—High Value
  • Lot 17 – Livelihoods—High Value
  • Lot 22 – Statistics and Data—High Value

Expert Advisory Call Down Services

European Commission

EC Framework Contract SIEA (Services for Implementation of External Aid)

  • Lot 1: Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Resilience
  • Lot 2: Infrastructure, Sustainable Growth and Jobs
  • Lot 3: Human Rights, Democracy and Peace
  • Lot 4: Human Development and Safety Net
  • Lot 5: Budget Support
  • Lot 6: Innovative Financing for Development

French Development Agency (AFD)

Framework contract Lot 1: Studies and Technical assistance for the implementation of the ‘Adapt’ Action’ Facility (2018—2022)



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