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

Procurement methods for goods under the Project consist of shopping for contracts costing up to US$200,000, NCB for contracts up to US$300,000, and ICB for contract costing more than US$300,000. Direct contracting may be used for any urgently required goods after prior approval of the Bank. Procurement under ICB is not expected at this stage.

Selection of Consultants

The major consultancy assignments of the project are for institutional and regulatory review. Contracts with consulting firms are procured in accordance with Quality and Cost Based Selection procedures or other methods given in Section III of the Consultants’ Guidelines.  Consulting services selection is carried out through Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) for contracts with consulting firms costing more than US $300,000 equivalent, and through Consultants Qualification (CQ) for contracts costing up to US $300,000. Other methods as mentioned in Section III of Consultants’ Guidelines is used as required.

Individual Consultants

This is envisaged to include any full-time or part-time technical assistance required for the Project. Services for assignments that meet the requirements set forth in paragraph 5.1 of the Consultant Guidelines may 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 be awarded to individual consultants on a sole-source basis. 

Project Procurement Plan

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