All tenders and awards of the national/federal government aggregated by office. It does not look into procurement planning or other procurement phases. Open procurement data may enable fairer competition among companies, allow to detect fraud, as well as deliver better services for governments and citizens. Monitoring tenders helps new groups to participate in tenders and to increase government compliance. The Index draws on work from the Open Contracting Partnership. See our methodology for more information.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||PDF download format|
|findable_steps||By searching the keywords " tender st vincent grenadine" I was connected to the St Vincent and the European Development Fund, provides assistance to Ministries and Project Implementation Units (PIUs) in the management of and implementation of projects and programmes. However i had spent a great deal of time attempting to source Central Supplies Tenders Board (CSTB) in an attempt to find more recent catalog of tenders and awards||The information was not easily .|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|usability||1||On the Ministry of Finance page the tender notices link connected to a World bank. I am under the assumption that they had out sourced there tender notices through the World bank for a period. The second website in collaboration with the European Union host open and closed tenders however the information appears to be fairly out dated. This disjointed collection of data can prove to be challenging in the collection, and analysis of the data|
|collector_name||Central Supplies Tenders Board (CSTB)||The Central Supplies Tenders Board (CSTB) manages the procurement system of the central government. All purchases of goods, services and works in excess of $20,000 must be approved by the CSTB. In addition, the CSTB issue guidelines to govern the general conduct of the procurement activities undertaken by all Ministries, Departments and Autonomous bodies (MDAs).|
|characteristics||Tender name, Tender description, Tender status, Award title, Award description, Value of the award, Supplier's name||On the webpage there is a collection of open and closed data|
|location||href="http://svgedfpmcu.com/current-tenders/" http://svgedfpmcu.com/current-tenders/">rel="nofollow">http://svgedfpmcu.com/current-tenders/ - Current Tenders, href="http://projects.worldbank.org/procurement/procurementsearch?lang=en&qterm=&project_ctry_code_exact=VC&srce=both" http://projects.worldbank.org/procurement/procurementse">rel="nofollow">http://projects.worldbank.org/procurement/procurementse - World bank Procurement - St Vincent and the Grenadines|
Tender notices and Award notices are downloadable as .doc files. No filter per office.