Second Additional Financing to Public Procurement Reform Project II (WB-P158783)

  • Bangladesh
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Jun 6, 2016
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 12.00 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 1, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 5, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of the Second Additional Financing to Public Procurement Reform Project for Bangladesh is to improve performance of the public procurement system progressively in Bangladesh, focusing largely on the target agencies. The project development objectives (PDO) will be achieved by strengthening the ongoing reform process and moving it further along with the following outputs: (a) enhanced capacity in creating a sustained program to develop skilled procurement professionals, (b) strengthened management and monitoring of procurement in target agencies, (c) introduction of e-Government Procurement (e-GP) in the Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) and the target agencies on a pilot basis, and (d) creation of greater public awareness of a well-functioning public procurement system by engaging civil society, think tanks, beneficiaries, and the private sector. It has comprises the following four components. i) Furthering policy reform and institutionalizing capacity development, ii) Strengthening procurement management at sectoral level and CPTU/IMED, iii) Introducing e-Government Procurement (e-GP), and iv) communication, behavioral change, and social accountability. The e-GP indicator achievement methodology will be adjusted for better clarity; also, as the project will be extended for six months up to June 30, 2017, the end targets of some indicators will be enhanced.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: CONTACTS World Bank Contact: Zafrul Islam Title: Lead Procurement Specialist Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED)/ Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) Contact: Mr. Md. Faruque Hossain Title: Director General Email: Name: Economic Relations Division (ERD) Contact: Shafiqul Azam Title: Additional Secretary Email: