Review of Nepal’s Current Public Procurement Laws and Practices With a Plan to Implement Integrity Pact
Transparency International Nepal (TIN)
February 2015 to May 2015
SW Nepal was selected to carry out the “Review of Current Procurement Laws and Prevailing Practices related to Public Procurement in Nepal to Frame a Plan to Implement Integrity Pact (IP) in Public Enterprises” for Transparency International Nepal (TIN). The study supported in the development of Nepal-specific Integrity Pact, which is a tool for thwarting collusion, bribery, waste and other corrupt practices in the GoN procurement procedure.
The study supported to the development of Nepal-specific Integrity Pact, which is a tool for thwarting collusion, bribery, waste and other corrupt practices in the GoN procurement procedure. This study also assisted in a greater understanding of feasibility, usability, relevance, etc. of this anti-corruption tool in the context of Nepal.
Services provided by SW Nepal
Under this assignment, SW Nepal carried out qualitative data collection through desk review which formed a key part of this study, KII with various GoN and private stakeholders along with the procurement experts were also carried out.
A set of recommendations, both at policy and implementation level with possible implementation measures were also provided. This study contributed to a better understanding of current practices, laws, regulations related to public procurement in Nepal.