PPDA training firms to better procurement2012-11-12
'Flaws originating from ignorance of procurement laws and procedures are hurting service delivery, even with the great strides procurement has realised over the past years.
'From 1964 when public procurement was centralised under the works and public service ministry, to the era of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) Act, 2003, procurement has come a long way.
'But service delivery is being hampered as both bidders and procuring and disposal units (PDU) grapple with many challenges because of inadequate knowledge.
'Paddy Ssekitto, a procurement expert, says in his experience, many bidders concentrate on one or a few aspects of a bid.'
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