Establishing Specialised Procurement Units & Contracts Committees

The Gambia Public Procurement Authority is hereby reminding all procuring organization to ensure the establishment of an effective Specialized Procurement Unit and a Contracts Committee. Section 47 of the 2018 Act dictates that “A Contracts Committee shall be established in every procuring organization in the Gambia supported by a Specialized Procurement Unit to be established […]

GPPA Training for Media Personnel on Basic Principles of Public Procurement Underway

Members of the Network of Journalists and Financial Reporters (NFTR) are currently converged at the NaNA complex attending basic principles of public procurement training. The weeklong training kicked-off on Monday was organised by the NFTR in collaboration with the Gambia Public Procurement Authority (PURA) and fully sponsored by African Development Bank (AfDB). Addressing the participants,[…..]

GPPA Trains Staff on Procurement Review and Management

Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA) have recently trained its staff on consultancy procurement review and management. The two-day training held at Baobab holiday resort in Bijilo, aimed to ensure the value for money at work. Juldeh Ceesay, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs said the average yearly expenditure on public[…..]

Finance Minister Tables Public Procurement Bill

3 December 2020 FOROYAA Newspaper (Serrekunda) By Kebba Af Touray Finance Minister Mambury Njie, on Monday 30th November 2020 tabled the bill entitled The Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA) Bill 2020, before the National Assembly for consideration and adoption. In tabling the bill, Minister Njie told lawmakers that public procurement remains a powerful tool in[…..]