The Project Procurement

Procurement procedures for the Climate Resilience Improving project are in line with the World Bank “Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits” of May 2004; and “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers” of May 2004, and the provisions stipulated in the Financing Agreement.

Procurement plan is prepared at the initial stage of the project and update periodically on requirements. Need for prequalification, estimated costs, prior review requirements, and time frame are agreed between the Government of Sri Lanka and the World Bank and included in the Procurement Plan. Any procurement would be carried out under different expenditure categories. Any procurement will fall under procurement for goods and works and for selection of consultants.

The Bank’s interest in encouraging the development of domestic contracting and manufacturing industries in the country are Encouraged. Transparency in the procurement process also highly considered and practiced in any procurement matters. CRIP has decentralized the authority to it’s implementation agencies to do the procurement under the guidance of Project management Unit. Some of procurement activities are carried out by the PMU behalf of few implementation agencies.