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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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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Please note this this version was shared from the PCDC Newsletter #28
To Download the UNPCDC newsletter visit: http://unpcdc.org/media/412895/pcdc_newsletter_-_volume_28_jan2013.pdf…Continue
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Oriental Group 2012 consist of people from so many different countries where they are trying to spread and make social media understandable in the fields of procurement, accountability, transparency and so on.
Group Objectives is to activate the role of partner organizations in…
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The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) has responded to a request made to it 10 weeks ago by the Nigerian Contract Monitoring Coalition asking it for detailed records and information about a World Bank-supported contract for the supply and installation of High Voltage Distribution systems in Abuja, Lagos and Ibadan.
PHCN provided some of the records and information demanded by the coalition after receiving service of an order issued by Justice A.F.A. Ademola of the…Continue
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We are very excited to share the Procurement Innovation Challenge Publication with the ProAct community. The Challenge Publication is a compilation of the 15 top case stories from the…Continue
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A common Mongolian proverb says “Never take the first step”, encouraging caution and following the lead of others. Yet, in many ways Mongolia is taking a courageous leap with regard to procurement.
On October 1, 2012, a new procurement law becomes effective in Mongolia. The new law places Mongolia at the forefront of open contracting (i.e., procurement transparency and monitoring). It formally requires civil society to observe bid evaluations and to monitor the implementation…Continue
The Rwandan coalition on contract monitoring is pleased to share its recently launched "Situation analysis on contract monitoring in the infrastructure sector at district level".
The coalition is coordinated by Transparency International Rwanda (TI-Rw) and members include the Rwandese Association of Local Governments Authorities (RALGA), Private Sector Federation (PSF), Association des Entrepreneurs du Batiment et Travaux Publics (AEBTP), Rwanda Public Procurement Authority (RPPA),…Continue
Upon invitation of the World Bank country office, I just spent a few days in Kiev exploring the potential for Open Contracting in Ukraine.
Ukraine is in an interesting situation. The Ukrainian Public Procurement Law has broad transparency requirements many of which are much wider than requirements established by EU directives in this regard. However, civil society is only sparsely taking advantage of these transparency requirements.
It is journalists who are leading forces in…Continue
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“Check My School” (checkmyschool.org) is an interactive platform and a comprehensive database on the government's education services that allows parents, students and educators in the Philippines to monitor school funding and report on any issues, such as teacher absence or misuse of funds. The project was launched by the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability East Asia and the Pacific…Continue
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While Ireland is a recognised leader in the use of e-procurement across the public sector, the same cannot be…Continue
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Description Petrotrin, Trinmar Operations Contracts office adopted as its 2010 to 2012 theme; Go Green! As the team leader I challenged the staff to embrace this initiatisoftwareve by coming up with innovative ideas…Continue
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Irrigation is the anchor intervention of the World Bank financed Assam Agricultural Competitiveness Project…Continue
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TI Lithuania identified one sensitive method of public procurement for further analysis, namely the national…Continue
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This is a robust web based mechanism; developed on the premise that ICTs can be effectively used to…Continue
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The Procurement Innovation Challenge submission period is now closed. There was a great response form people from all over the world. The Challenge received some very interesting case stories on innovations in public procurement. So far most of the case stories reflect the…
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