Posts categorized Procurement

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Unleashing Open Contracting Benefits via Open Standards

Developing countries lose 10 times more money due to corruption than they receive in official aid. As contracts from the world’s governments amount to $9.5 trillion annually, public procurement is one of the major areas affected by corruption.

December 6, 2012
Tunisia to Put Government Contract Tenders on the Web

Deploying National e-Procurement System with Support from Development Gateway Foundation, Government of Italy, World Bank The Government of Tunisia will deploy a new national procurement system to streamline government purchasing and put government contract information online. The Development Gateway Foundation will fund the project through its e-Government Grants Program backed by the Government of Italy. The World Bank is also providing co-funding. Tunisia will use the combined funding of $580,000 to create a new internal information management system to improve national procurement processes. A connected…

September 26, 2006
News/Events, Procurement
China Joins dgMarket to Publish Tenders Internationally

China has begun publishing government tenders on, the leading independent website aggregating government procurement information from 150 countries. dgMarket, created by the Development Gateway Foundation, aims to increase access to government contracting and bring down government procurement costs through greater competition. dgMarket is a multilingual online service that enables business users to search $500 billion dollars worth of government tender opportunities each year. Procurement notices from China valuing $20 billion on an annual basis are expected to be added to dgMarket over the next…

April 11, 2006
News/Events, Procurement