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The Project Implementation Workshops consist of training activities focusing on Bank’s Procurement and Disbursement procedures as well as Bank’s Accounting and Auditing procedures. The Bank carries out Project Implementation Workshops in its Regional Member Countries. The primary aim of these Workshops is to strengthen the capacity of RMC officials to manage Bank-funded projects and programs.
The countries are selected based among others, on the following criteria:
The main objective of these two-week workshops is to familiarize senior officials of project implementation agencies and other stakeholders with the policies and procedures of the Bank with regard to procurement, disbursements, accounting and auditing. The course is also intended to provide an overview of project cycle management and review project implementation issues. The specific objectives of the workshops are to:
For pedagogical and budget limitation reasons, a maximum of 40 participants are allowed in each workshop. The targeted participants are:
Each workshop will be conducted over a two-week period and will be made up of the following sessions:
1. An introductory presentation on the Bank Group
2. Project Cycle Management and Project Implementation Issues
3. Procurement Policies and Procedures
3.1 Civil works and Goods
- International Competitive Bidding
- Other modes of procurement
- Bids evaluation procedures
- Bidding documents
- Application of preference margins
- Essential Contract elements
3.2 Use of Consultants
4. Disbursement Procedures
5. Accounting procedures
6. Auditing Procedures
7. Country Project Presentations: Review and Discussions
The overall coordination and facilitation of the workshop will be carried out by an appropriate staff member of the ADI. He/She will make a presentation on the Bank Group and its activities. If possible, a Task Manager or Project officer from the Operations Complex will make a presentation on the Bank Project Cycle and Project Implementation Issues. If not the ADI workshop coordinator will make this presentation.
The sessions on Bank procurement procedures, Disbursement procedures and Audit procedures will be led by representatives from PPRU, FFCO and AUDT respectively.
The session on country experience and specific issues will be a group discussion facilitated by the workshop director and led by country officials.