The African Capacity Building Foundation procures quality goods and services for its own institutional use. ACBF procures its requirements at competitive market prices using the most appropriate procurement methods as determined by the estimated value and/or nature of goods and services being procured in the most economic and efficient way. ACBF Procurement draws its experience and support from multilateral development banks (MDBs), and its key development partners. ACBF continues to ensure that its Procurement systems and processes are consistent and adapted to reflect what is considered “international best practices in Procurement”. The ACBF’s procurement policies and procedures are designed to promote fairness and equal treatment of vendors.
The policies on procurement financed by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) (hereafter “the Foundation”) are defined in the Foundation’s Procurement Guidelines for ACBF Grant Recipients and sub grantees.
The procurement methods used by the Foundations are:
a. For Goods, Works and Non-consulting Services
International Competitive Bidding, National competitive Bidding, Shopping, Direct Contracting
b. For Consulting Services - Firms
Quality Cost Based Selection, Quality Based Selection, Consultant Qualification Selection, Least Cost Selection, Fixed Budget Selection, Single Source Selection
c. For Consulting Services – Individuals
Individual Consultant (Competitive selection)
Individual Consultant (Single Source Selection)
Where open competitive bidding is used, procurement notices are advertised through this site and/or relevant publications or websites. Interested vendors may go to Corporate Procurement Notices for tender notices.
To register as a supplier in African Capacity Building Foundation’s Supplier Database.
The underlying principles for ACBF are fairness, transparency and integrity to guide the Foundation’s staff in carrying out all its institutional procurement activities.
For institutional procurement-related and supplier registration-related questions and concerns, contact:
The Procurement Specialist, Procurement Unit on ProcurementUnit@acbf-pact.org
African Capacity Building Foundation, 2 Fairbairn Drive, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe, Tel: +263 4 304663 /304622 /332002 /332014