In the Spotlight
A compelling opportunity exists for a consortium of leading rail system developers to design, build, finance and maintain a world-class rail service, including infrastructure, signaling, and rolling stock. The project will build and run a 56 km commuter rail service and a 653 km long-haul passenger rail service. The project is the largest public–private partnership (PPP) in the Philippines to date.
ADB has altered the way its clients procure plant and equipment, civil works, and consultant services to improve the efficiency of implementing the projects it finances.
This publication defines the policies and procedures of ADB for selecting, contracting, and monitoring consultants required for loan and technical assistance projects financed by loans and grants by ADB, or funds administered by ADB.
ADB engages individual consultants and consulting entities, including civil society organizations (CSOs) to provide expert advice such as in contract preparation and project supervision, and to help the ADB to prepare studies, appraisals, and reports.