By John Primo The IDB is Leading Procurement Initiatives to Increase Transparency. Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, citizens nowadays are demanding greater transparency in government activities, improved public services, more effective national institutions, and an efficient use of state resources. Governments spend a significant portion of their resources on … [Read more...] about Belize is Raising the Bar
Are you a consultant, a contractor or a service provider? Join the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and the Caribbean Development Bank on October 6 to learn more about business and career opportunities at the Procurement Fair in Belize. Don’t miss this chance to connect with these organizations! To register … [Read more...] about Looking for business opportunities? Join us at the Procurement Fair in Belize!
Procurement Right from Caribbean Country Department IDB on Vimeo. Public Procurement refers to the spending of taxpayers' money by the government to acquire various goods and services for delivery to the public. Better road networks, hospital facilities and schools are just a few of the public goods that procurement delivers. Considering the limited resources available … [Read more...] about The People’s Money: Getting Procurement Right
Photo by Kerneisha Beckles On June 24, 2015, CTT hosted its first Procurement Town Hall Meeting with executing agencies (EA); however, it took a different name, Procurement “Live”. The name was adapted from the Jamaican expression ‘Live and Direct’ which means face-to-face, personal and in real time. The term Live and Direct was used by former Prime Minister of Jamaica, … [Read more...] about CTT Hosts First Procurement Live Event
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and Planning Horace Dalley (left) and IDB Country Representative Therese Turner-Jones. The government of Jamaica announced on July 31 the launch of the country’s first electronic procurement platform, which will improve the efficiency and quality of public procurement. The system was funded jointly by the government of … [Read more...] about Jamaica launches new electronic procurement system