The procurement of goods and services for projects financed by IFAD is carried out by the recipients of IFAD loans and grants, and following IFAD’s Project Procurement Guidelines.
IFAD oversees procurement activities in each country where we operate to ensure they are conducted in a sound and efficient manner, and that IFAD funding is used as intended. Effective procurement oversight is closely tied to the successful and timely implementation of projects.
Working with recipients and local authorities, IFAD proposes customized procurement solutions at both country and project levels, while supporting capacity building and providing tailored technical assistance as required.
IFAD's project procurement framework helps achieve development effectiveness goals by:
To help strengthen country systems, IFAD developed BuildPROC, a capacity-building programme in procurement for agricultural and rural development. Participants earn a diploma upon completion of three levels. This programme is the result of a partnership between IFAD and the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization.
Alba Patricia Sanchez Rodriguez
Senior Procurement Officer, Latin America and the Caribbean