46227-001: Developing Procurement Capacity for Improved Procurement Outcomes

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Public procurement is increasingly being recognized as a tool to improve public service delivery and broader development outcomes. ADB and other development partners have supported DMCs (developing member countries) to improve their public procurement systems for the last 10-15 years. However, inefficient use of funds, continuing delays in project implementation and corruption remain a major concern to governments and development partners alike. Through the Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 46227-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8262
Approval Date 12 Dec 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,500
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Public sector management
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)


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