OPEN CONTRACTING: GAINING MOMENTUM
|One thing is clear: Open Contracting is gaining momentum. In the past year, since the initial Design Meeting in Washington, Open…|
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The main objective of this event was to create public awareness on public service delivery monitoring, Public Service Delivery Monitoring outcome of community’s in districts 6, 9, 16 and Shiwaki Bagarami in the last six months, experience sharing, developing sustainable relationship between government and community and discussing on the community future action plan.
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It is an undeniable fact that sound public procurement policies and practices are essential for good governance. Examples from the world affirm that public procurement involves huge resources and when directed well could be used to improve development. Ghana’s Public Procurement Authority (PPA) claims that corrupt practices in procuring of goods especially have significantly reduced following the implementation of the Public Procurement Act 663. This has been attributed to the…Continue
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Andrew MacLeod is the General Manager Communities, Communications and External Relations at global miner Rio Tinto, a board member, and formerly chairman of Principles for Social Investment.
Drive down a typical highway and you'll see a succession of billboards, each one a stand-alone advertisement for a single brand. Watch a Grand Prix race, on the other hand, and you note a different approach:…Continue
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A recent blog post by Julia Keseru, Sunlight Foundation's International Program Coordinator, is the first post in a series exploring international trends in procurement - a step in Sunlight's "big journey to map the global landscape of procurement norms and get a sense of how other governments disclose contracting information."
Open Contracting, and its forthcoming data standards, is highlighted as part of a growing movement toward transparency -…Continue
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We often receive questions about what should be included in a month end report for a procurement or warehouse department. To start, a purchasing department report might look different for each organization depending on the industry they represent however there are some general areas you can focus or report on which will generally relate to your organization.
A purchasing report can include statistics on the Total $…
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Prior to the 53RD Ordinary Session of the African Commissions on Humans and Peoples Rights, the NGO forum consisting of Human right Organisations working on Democracy and Human Right has met in the Gambia from the 6th - 8th, discussing relevents Human Rights and Democracy issues in Africa at large. The relevance is to generate crosscutting prevelence of Human Right violations and devicing strategies that could be proposed to the Human Right Commision. More will…Continue
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Overwhelmed best described me during the World Bank Institute Social Reporting Apprenticeship Training last October in South Africa. At the time, I struggled to connect my new skills with my work back home in Ghana. Fortunately, I began to identify the linkages and benefits of social reporting to mobilizing and…Continue
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The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) has disclosed documents containing details of a World Bank supported contract for the supply and installation of High Voltage Distribution systems in Abuja, Lagos and Ibadan in compliance with last month’s order of an Abuja Federal High Court.
By a letter dated April 2, 2013, signed by Engr. A.J. Ciroma, its General Manager, Project Monitoring Unit (PMU), the PHCN forwarded a copy of the “Bid Evaluation Report containing all…Continue
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Afghans, despite a reduction in personal experiences of corruption
Saturday, March 30, 2013 – Kabul: Corruption is still…
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The Inspectorate of Government has directed the Ministry of Energy (MEMD) to start afresh the procurement of a contractor for the 650 megawatt Karuma Hydro Power Project.Continue
Service delivery in Uganda and other parts of Africa has been hampered by collusion, delays and poor delivery and high cost. Over the years African Governments have reformed public contracting legislations mainly by strengthening procedure and due process. These reforms have had marginal impacts but have not addressed the core problems that occasioned their enactment: ghost payments, falsification, delays, cost escalation and poor delivery of contracts remain…Continue
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The Nigerian power sector has been put on the spotlight over time not least because of the unsatisfactory power service delivered to households country wide. In addition to the abysmal power service that has arisen from years of neglect, what the public often sees and hears about the power sector relates to funds secured for power sector investment and little else on the details of such contracts. For many procurement monitors, attempts at accessing procurement information on power sector…Continue
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A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to disclose to the Nigerian Contract Monitoring Coalition documents containing details of a World Bank-supported contract for the supply and installation of High Voltage Distribution systems in Abuja, Lagos and Ibadan.
Justice A.F.A Ademola issued the order in his judgement in a suit instituted by the Coalition following the refusal of PHCN to disclose to it details of the contract award. …Continue
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Ethic takes an important place to fight corruption around the world, mainly for Procurement issue. But, until now, corruption fighter must improve tools, ressources to acheive the goal.
One part, I want to share the Globethic.net, a blog on which, we work to think, to research about the Ethic.http://www.globethics.net/fr/web/ge/home
Second part, we can share there and here…Continue
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