Governance & Policy Project (GPP)

Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)


Procurement for the Project is carried out in accordance with the World Bank’s “Guidelines: Procurement Under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits” dated January 2011; and “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers” dated January 2011, and Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works Under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits” dated January 2011, as well as the provisions stipulated in the Financing Agreement. The general description of various items under different expenditure categories are described below.   For each contract the different procurement methods or consultant selection methods, estimated costs, prior review requirements, and time frame are agreed between the Project and the World Bank in the Procurement Plan.

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Procurement of Goods

(i)ICB procedures shall be followed for each Goods contract estimated to cost more than US$600,000 equivalent; (ii) Goods estimated to cost up to US$600,000 per contract may be procured through NCB procedures acceptable to the Bank; (iii) Vehicles and small value off-the-shelf goods etc. estimated to cost up to US$100,000 equivalent per contract may be procured following shopping procedures in accordance with the Bank’s procurement guidelines; (iv) Computer software, books, journals, training material and other goods with individual contract costing less than US$5,000 equivalent may be procured under incremental operating costs.

Selection of Consultants

Contracts with consulting firms will be procured in accordance with Quality and Cost Based Selection procedures or other methods given in Section III of the Consultants’ Guidelines.  Consulting services selection would be carried out through Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) for contracts with consulting firms costing more than US$ 500,000 equivalent, and through Consultants Qualification (CQ) for contracts costing up to US$500,000.

Individual Consultants

Procurement of individual consultants is to be restricted to the selection of OSU and GRSU staff. Services for these assignments must be procured under contracts awarded to individual consultants in accordance with the provisions of paragraphs 5.2 through 5.3 of the Consultant Guidelines, which stipulate that the selection should be made through comparison of at least 3 CVs that meet the requirements of the Terms of Reference including those for qualifications and experience. Under the circumstances described in paragraph 5.4 of the Consultant Guidelines, such contracts may also be awarded to individual consultants on a single source selection basis.

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Individual Consultants


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