Supporting transparency in public procurement in Thailand and Indonesia
Government purchasing is one of the most lucrative and fastest growing markets in ASEAN. However, because of excess bureaucracy and uncompetitive practices, it is often one of the least accessible, especially to SMEs and disadvantaged groups.
By making new technologies accessible to the procurement authorities, companies and civil society, the FairBiz Integrity Hub is bringing transparency to public purchases, thus enhancing competition and access for companies.
Governments too will benefit by being able to control the procurement process better.
With our partners, CoST – the Infrastructure Transparency Project – the Hub is supporting the public procurement authorities in Thailand and Indonesia to publish transparent data on their public tenders.
Countries: Indonesia, Thailand
Impact in numbers:
The Infrastructure Transparency Index (ITI) is an instrument of CoST – the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative (CoST) that measures levels of transparency and the quality of processes related to public infrastructure at both national and sub-national levels. Collaboratively designed and based on international good practice and lessons learned, its objective is to provide stakeholders with quality information that serves to promote transparency and improve the management of public…
Posted on December 15, 2020