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Description of Modification
The deadline was extended from April 3 to April 24, 2013.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Mar 01, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 03, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 24, 2013
May 03, 2013
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Construction and procurement for educational media facility
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Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations or companies with direct experience in construction projects of a similar nature including the construction of television and radio studios and installation of radio, television, and printing equipment. The Applicant should have a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan and Nangarhar Province. Non-Afghan organizations or companies are required to partner with an Afghan organization or company.
Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
The U.S. Embassy Kabul Public Affairs Section seeks to enhance the Faculty of Journalism at Nangarhar University by constructing and equipping a new Media Operations Center (MOC). This building will enable the faculty and students to put into practical application the theories they have learned in the classroom. This will enable the University to promote and teach state-of-the-art media technologies and techniques.The MOC shall contain the following key elements:1) Radio recording and production studio with broadcast capability. The radio studio shall include soundproofing and controlled access consistent with industry best practices as well as adequate space for student observation during its operation;2) Television recording and production studio (not including broadcast capability). The television studio shall include soundproofing, lighting, and controlled access consistent with industry best practices as adequate space for student observation during its operation;3) Print production facility capable of producing newspapers and basic desktop publishing.
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