Global Links

Databases

Alibaba - This Chinese e-commerce website can be used as a reference source for global prices of common items - Link   

Factiva - This database of information from media sources can be used to conduct basic due diligence on bidders. This is a pay site - Link 

Panjiva - This online database of suppliers can be used to conduct basic due diligence on bidders - Link

 

Medicine Prices

International Drug Price Indicator Guide - This guide developed by the World Health Organization can be used as a reference for price of common medicines - Link

AFRO Essential Medicines Price indicator - This database, developed by the World Health Organization can be used as a reference for prices of commonly procured medicines - Link

Health Action International - Database of Medicine Prices, Availability, Affordability and Price Components - This database can be used as a reference to compare prices of commonly procured medicines - Link 

 

MDB Sanctions Lists

World Bank - Sanctions List - This list contains the names of firms and individuals debarred by the World Bank for violating its anti-corruption policies. It can be used to verify whether bidders have been debarred by the World Bank - Link

Inter-American Development Bank - Sanctions List - This list contains the names of firms and individuals debarred by the Inter-American Development Bank for violating its anti-corruption policies. It can be used to verify whether bidders have been debarred by the Inter-American Development Bank - Link

Asian Development Bank - Public Sanctions List - This list contains the names of firms and individuals debarred by the Asian Development Bank for violating its anti-corruption policies. It can be used to verify whether bidders have been debarred by the Asian Development Bank - Link

 

World Bank

Fraud and Corruption Awareness Handbook -This handbook can be used as a resource for common schemes and indicators of fraud and corruption in public procurement - Link

List of Publicly Available Country Procurement Assessment Reports - CPARs can be used as resources for information on a country's procurement framework, including its weaknesses and vulnerabilities - Link

Procurement Guidelines - The World Bank's procurement Guidelines can be used as a resource for information on procurements financed by the World Bank as well as a reference for common procurement methods and best practices - Link

Sample Procurement Documents for Borrowers and Implementing Agencies - These documents can be used as a reference for international best practices and as a benchmark for domestic procurement documents - Link

WBI PeoAct - A collaborative platform for public procurement practitioners to learn, share and find innovative solutions to improve public procurement. Link

 

Civil Society Resources

ANSA-EAP - Tales, Tools and Techniques in procurement Monitoring - This page provides information on the main procurement monitoring tools and techniques used by civil society organizations part of the ANSA-EAP network; it can be used as a reference to develop procurement monitoring strategies and approaches - Link

Check My School - Check My School is a Philippine initiative aimed at increasing accountability in the Philippine schools; the website can be used as a resource for monitoring activities in procurement processes related to the educations sector - Link

 

Transparency International

Curbing Corruption in Public Procurement Handbook - This handbook can be used as an additional resource for basic background information on procurement in general, and civil society procurement monitoring experiences - Link

Integrity Pacts - Integrity Pacts are a tool aimed at preventing corruption in public contracting by binding a government department and bidders in an agreement. The link contains detailed information on how Integrity Pacts work, their challenges and benefits as well as some concrete examples - Link

TI Gateway - Resources on Public Procurement - TI's Gateway is a comprehensive database of information on existing corruption assessment tools. The procurement section contains links to numerous useful resources for procurement monitoring - Link

 

Others

Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST) - CoST is an international multi-stakeholder initiative to increase transparency and accountability in the construction sector; its website can be used as a resource for information on transparency and accountability in procurements of works - Link

International Anti-Corruption Resource Center - Guide to Combating Corruption and Fraud in Development Projects - This Guide offers detailed information on how to detect common red flags of corurption and fraud in development projects, describes the main schemes and steps to detect them, and recommends preventive steps. Link

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Indicators of Procurement Risk - This link can be used as an additional resource for information on common indicators of irregularities in public procurement - Link

UNCITRAL - Model Procurement Law - UNCITRAL's model law can be used as a reference for best practices in public procurement - Link 

U.S. Department of Transportation - Construction Program Management and Inspection Guide - This guide can be used as a reference for monitoring or infrastructure and road projects - Link