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.

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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

For Technical Assistance and Contract Administration

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

For Loans and Loan-related Grants

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

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 ofJiangxi Ganzhou Rural Vitalization and Comprehensive Environment Improvement Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
China, People's Republic ofStrengthening Public Health Institutions Building Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
MongoliaUpscaling Renewable Energy Sector Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
MongoliaRegional Road Development and Maintenance Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
PakistanCentral Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Regional Improving Border Services Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
BangladeshImproving Computer and Software Engineering Tertiary Education Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
PakistanEmergency Flood Assistance Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
China, People's Republic ofHenan Hebi Qihe River Environmental Improvement and Ecological Conservation Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
CambodiaSustainable Coastal and Marine Fisheries Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
MongoliaUlaanbaatar Community Food Waste Recycling Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
MongoliaRegional Upgrades of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures for Trade Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
TajikistanSkills and Employability Enhancement Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
Lao People's Democratic RepublicFourth Greater Mekong Subregion Corridor Towns Development Project: Procurement Plan May 2024
China, People's Republic ofHubei Huanggang Dabie Mountain Ecosystem Protection and Carbon-Neutral Green Development Project: Procurement Plan Apr 2024
China, People's Republic ofGuizhou Gui’an New District New Urbanization Smart Transport System Development Project: Procurement Plan Apr 2024
Viet NamBasic Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth in the North Central Provinces Sector Project: Procurement Plan Apr 2024
GeorgiaEast-West Highway (Khevi–Ubisa Section) Improvement Project: Procurement Plan Apr 2024
GeorgiaModern Skills for Better Jobs Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Procurement Plan Apr 2024
GeorgiaLivable Cities Investment Program: Procurement Plan Apr 2024
UzbekistanDigitize to Decarbonize—Power Transmission Grid Enhancement: Procurement Plan Apr 2024