Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) convened a meeting in Mbarara to train bidders in works, services and supplies on preparing responsive bids and emerging issues in Public procurement.
This is a 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.
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.