PPDA CONDUCTS COUNTRY-WIDE SENSITIZATION CAMPAIGN FOR BIDDERS
Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) convened a series of meetings across the countries to train bidders in works, services and supplies on preparing responsive bids and emerging issues in Public procurement.
The meetings are part of the continuous capacity building programs by the Authority for the different stakeholders in public procurement to ensure that all procurement activities are conducted in accordance with the provisions of the PPDA Law and achieve value for money.
The government provides services to the people through public procurement and the bidders (business community) supply the required goods and services to the different entities inform of; goods, works and services.
The training discussed many issues including;
PPDA also cautioned bidders on the common challenges facing the bidding community like:
PPDA continues to build capacity of stakeholders through sensitization workshops, Contracts Committee clinics, hands on support and advice to bidders among others to create awareness on matters of public procurement.
The PPDA team also conducted public sensitization sessions on local radio stations including Baba FM in Jinja, Radio Pacis in Arua and Radio Buddu in Masaka.