Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS Mar 30, 2020
Disclosed by Bank Mar 19, 2019
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According to the bank document, the purpose and nature of BOOIs (Business Opportunities Outreach Initiatives). The BOOIs proposed by this TA form a critical part of this outreach effort. Significant portions of ADB's sovereign loans and grants to its DMCs are used to fund goods, works, and services that are procured following its procurement policies and regulations.
To win and deliver successful contracts for ADB and its developing member countries (DMCs), suppliers shall be able to:
(i) locate ADB business opportunities,
(ii) prepare high-quality and responsive bids, and
(iii) understand ADB's procurement and anti-corruption procedures.
Since 1985, ADB has undertaken BOOIs in its member countries to increase this level of interest and capacity among relevant suppliers. ADB has funded these BOOIs through both its internal administrative budget (from various departments) and dedicated TA administered by PPFD - most recently, TA 7517 from 2010-2019 and TA 6343 from 2006-2009.
In a nutshell, the project aims to have outputs as high-quality, competitive bids received from a diverse range of ADB member country suppliers for ADB-financed contracts
Responsible ADB Officer Doczi, Julian Alexander
Responsible ADB Department PPFD
Responsible ADB Division PFP2
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
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