Contract Mechanisms

Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights (STARR) Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC)
The STARR IQC is a broad, multi-faceted field support mechanism. It provides short and long-term technical assistance to respond to the needs and opportunities available for improving security of property rights and increasing land access. STARR advances USAID’s Way Forward strategies and best practices by building knowledge, testing hypotheses and implementing innovative approaches to strengthening property rights and resource tenure as a means to advance key USG strategic foreign assistance goals.

IQC Award Winners and Subcontractors

Chemonics International, Inc.

  • Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc. (CARE)
  • International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI) – University of Michigan
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • LTL Strategies
  • NORC at the University of Chicago
  • Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd.
  • Partners for Democratic Change
  • The QED Group, LLC
  • Spectrum Media
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Terra Global Capital, LLC
  • Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

The Cloudburst Group

  • Banyan Communications
  • Bixal
  • CDR Associates
  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Holistic Management International
  • Indiana University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Management Systems International
  • Thomson Reuters

Development Alternatives, Inc.

  • Cardno Emerging Markets
  • East West Management Institute
  • Environmental Law Institute
  • Environmental Systems Research Institute
  • International Center for Research on Women
  • Land Equity International
  • Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Namati
  • Spectrum Media

Tetra Tech ARD

  • CHF International
  • Development & Training Services, Inc.
  • Landesa Rural Development Institute
  • LEAD Analytics, Inc.
  • Mendez, England & Associates
  • Michigan State University
  • Stewart Global Solutions
  • Winrock International
  • World Resources Institute


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