The key objective of the Awards is to enhancelearning and knowledge sharing from innovative approaches adapted by Procurement entities and systems across the region, South Asia Procurement Innovation Awards 2016-17invitesCase Stories(maximum 5 pages) by 7th January 2017 from Government and public sector procurement organizations, entities, universities, research institutions, NGOs/CBOs etc. in any of the following areas mentioned below
Market interactions and contributions leading to innovative Procurement solutions
Use of ICT for Procurement Management and useful Management information
Performance- focussed Procurement reforms and Capacity Development
Innovative Procurement and Contract Management solutions for challenging and fragile environments
Citizen engagement in Procurement Management and oversight
-Top entry from every South Asian country Award: Principal author will be invited, with all expenses on travel and accommodation taken care of by World Bank, to showcase their work at the South Asia Regional Public Procurement Conference scheduled for February 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Winnerswill also receive an Award and Certificate. Cases will be published.
-Second and third placed entries from every South Asian Country will receive awards and certificates. Cases will be published.