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Operational Procurement

ADB procures goods, works, and services from external suppliers for its development projects and programs, and engages consultants to help prepare studies, appraisals, and reports.

Consulting Services

ADB engages individual consultants and consulting entities (firms, universities, NGOs, etc.) for a wide range of assignments. For example, consulting entities are retained for pre-investment, sector, or other studies, detailed design, contract preparation, and project supervision. Individual consultants, whether hired directly or through consulting entities, provide expert advice and help the ADB to prepare studies, appraisals, and reports.

Documents on Consulting Services


Quick Reference Guides

Quick reference guides on ADB's Consultant Management System (CMS) are available for consultants and executing agencies and ADB staff.

The updated documents and forms are available on the ADB Business Center's Documents on Consulting Services for Technical Assistance.

The updated documents and forms are available on the ADB Business Center's Documents for Recruitment of Firms and Individual Consultants by Executing Agencies.

The updated documents and forms are available on the ADB Business Center's Documents on Consulting Services for Technical Assistance.

Shortlisted Firms

The List of Shortlisted Firms – Consulting Services provides the list of each project's shortlisted firms that were invited to submit proposals. ADB posts the names of these shortlisted firms for the information of consultants who wish to associate with them. Consultants not shortlisted but interested in participating through association should contact the firms directly. Please do not contact ADB for that purpose.

Contracts Awarded

Contracts awarded for consulting services with contract value above US$0.1 million.


Procurement Plans View All Procurement Plans

Title Cover Date
China, People's Republic ofGuizhou Gui’an New District New Urbanization Smart Transport System Development Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
Viet NamHa Noi and Ho Chi Minh City Power Grid Development Sector Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
Viet NamSecondary Green Cities Development Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
NepalElectricity Grid Modernization Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
China, People's Republic ofGuangxi Nanning Vocational Education Development Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
NepalUrban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
China, People's Republic ofLow-Carbon District Heating Project in Hohhot in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
CambodiaClimate-Friendly Agribusiness Value Chains Sector Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
Kyrgyz RepublicCOVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
Kyrgyz RepublicOsh-Plotina Water Treatment Plant Chlorine Neutralization Unit: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
AfghanistanEmergency Assistance for COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
Regional, Lao People's Democratic RepublicGreater Mekong Subregion Flood and Drought Risk Management and Mitigation Project: Lao PDR Component Procurement Plan Feb 2021
CambodiaThird Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Services Sector Development Program: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
CambodiaRural Roads Improvement Project II: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
Lao People's Democratic RepublicRoad Sector Governance and Maintenance Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
Lao People's Democratic RepublicSecond Strengthening Higher Education Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
China, People's Republic ofHenan Dengzhou Integrated River Restoration and Ecological Protection Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
PhilippinesEmergency Assistance for Reconstruction and Recovery of Marawi: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
TajikistanSkills and Employability Enhancement Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021
MaldivesSouth Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation National Single Window Project: Procurement Plan Feb 2021

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