21 August 2018

Ethiopia: Agency to Launch E - Procurement

ADDIS ABABA-- In light of diversifying procurement channels, Federal Public Procurement and Prosperity Administration Agency to launch E- procurement soon.

The Agency Director, Marta Luwiji said : " As we have launched trail on E-procurement, soon or later it will be implemented nationwide. Plus, revising directives of procurement that could assisting to actualize transparency and accountability in the system to improve accessibility to all pertinent stakeholders is underway.

As to her, Ethiopia is allocating huge resource for procurement in various sectors because it is one of the main instruments to the achievement of development goals such as reducing poverty and providing health, infrastructure, education and other services.

Capacity building training had been offered in various parts of nation to ensure best utilization of public resources,she noted.

The Director also called on pertinent stakeholders to work on values for money by actualizing objective procurement codes across the board for efficient performance.

It was learnt that the Agency is striving to put in place sound public procurement system by developing laws and regulations through conducting awareness creation campaigns to the target audience aimed at building taxpayers confidence and ensuring the right to know.


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