Bangladesh: Transforming Procurement Outcomes Through Capacity Development and Performance Monitoring

Despite a challenging context, Bangladesh has been transforming its procurement environment for better outcomes in public contracting with improved efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency at key sectoral ministries and agencies. This has been demonstrated by: reduced procurement delays; improved competitiveness; and enhanced transparency. About 65% of small value large number of contracts at decentralized level are now awarded within initial bid validity period, the average number of bidders has increased to six, and around 60% of the contract awards are published in the website.

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