Key Resources

 

The Key Resources provides a wealth of information relevant to procurement capacity development. The resources are categorised by focus area and, where applicable, regions and countries. All documents and links are further grouped by document category e.g. methodologies and toolkits, newsletters, etc. Read about document categories here.

 

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Documents and links by category (total: 301)

Methodologies and Toolkits 129 documents/links
Laws and Regulations 118 documents/links
Procurement Instructions and Manuals 96 documents/links
Assessments and Studies 301 documents/links
Policy and Strategy Documents 196 documents/links
Articles and Literature 299 documents/links
Relevant Websites 289 documents/links
PCDC Newsletters28 documents/links
2013 Characteristics and Contract Type Report
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-09-16   Download (external site)+ Read summary
This report from NIGP provides measures of product characteristics, namely the degree to which it is difficult to specify the product’s attributes or requirements, and the degree to which specialized investments are required to produce the product. These measures are mapped to contracts for 29 different products procured at the federal (USA) level to identify sources of risks in the match between product characteristics and...
Public Procurement Reform – a rapid evidence review
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-09-05   Download (external site)+ Read summary
The evidence review examines existing material on procurement reform, drawing on policy and research evidence from Scotland, the UK and EU, to help inform the development of the Scottish Government Procurement Reform Bill.
Improving public procurement for construction SMEs
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-07-03   Download (external site)+ Read summary
This report from Federation of Master Builders (UK) examines the barriers facing SMEs when attempting to secure public sector construction contracts and makes a number of recommendations to clients and industry on how these barriers could be overcome.
Reforma de Estado. Volumen II: Dirección Pública y Compras Públicas
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-05-20   Download (external site)+ Read summary
Este documento contiene un diagnóstico y propuestas de reforma para el sistema de compras y contrataciones públicas.
Public Procurement Benchmark 2012 Survey Report
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-05-13   Download+ Read summary
NIGP’s Public Procurement Benchmarking Survey is a standardized process for gathering key public sector procurement data so that individual agencies have a structured way to compare their operations to those of other public procurement agencies.
Improving government procurement
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-05-01   Download+ Read summary
This report will provide an overview of the procurement reform strategy, reviewing the governance and accountability arrangements in place, and examining progress in its implementation.
Sustainable procurement in government
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-05-01   Download+ Read summary
This briefing from NAO describes the Government's sustainable procurement commitments and its progress against those commitments. Part One explains what sustainable procurement is and the Government's commitments in this area. Part Two reviews progress and sets out the challenges faced by departments in achieving the Government's sustainable procurement objectives.
Review of the Public Procurement Legal Framework in Lebanon
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-05-01   Download+ Read summary
This document looks at the possibilities for incorporating environmental and social sustainability criteria in the public procurement legal framework in Lebanon.
ASPS II & WSSPS II Procurement Capacity Development Plan
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-02-20   Download+ Read summary
This document presents a Procurement Capacity Development Plan aiming to address the capacity gaps identified in the assessment of procurement capacities in the Danida the Agriculture Sector Programme Support (ASPS) and the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Programme Support (WSSPS).
ASPS II & WSSPS II Procurement Capacity Assessment
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-02-20   Download+ Read summary
This report contains an assessment of procurement capacities in six selected programme components in two Danish sector programmes: the Agriculture Sector Programme Support (ASPS) and the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Programme Support (WSSPS).
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