Philippines: Strengthening the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System

Sovereign Project | 42537-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Strengthening the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System
Project Number 42537-012
Country Philippines
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7244-PHI: Strengthening the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public administration - Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved transparency and efficiency of the government procurement is main impact of the TA.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome PhilGEPS is used by all government agencies in e-procurement
Progress Toward Outcome achieved
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The proposed TA will support Philippine government in development of the Phase 2 release of PhilGEPS, including Virtual Store, E payment, Charges and fees and E bidding. To ensure full integration, the systems developed under Phase 2 have to be built on the same technical platform that the systems developed under Phase 1. From technology standpoint, the specific outputs will include system design and development, system testing, including purchase of testing software and hardware (including peripherals and office suite software) to enable access through procurement service regional depots. To facilitate technology transfer and build awareness of the applications, project will support implementation of training of trainers. (1. Virtual store for common supplies, materials, and equipment is available for use, 2. Bid documents can be purchased online, 3. E-payment facility is operational, 4. E-bidding is operational, 5. Design and implementation of e-training program is completed)
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) achieved
Geographical Location Philippines

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require services of an internation individual expert in electronic public procurement systems and a training provider with an experience in design and implementation of e training initiatives.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ismakova, Galiya
Responsible ADB Department Operations Services and Financial Management Department
Responsible ADB Division Procurement Division 2
Executing Agencies
Technical Support Ofc, Govt Procurement Policy Bd
Rosa Maria Clemente
Unit 2504 Raffles Corporate Center, F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Pasig City, Metro Manila


Concept Clearance 28 Apr 2008
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2009 to 25 Mar 2009
Approval 06 Mar 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Jul 2009
Last PDS Update 16 Sep 2013

TA 7244-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Mar 2009 26 Mar 2009 26 Mar 2009 31 Jul 2011 31 Jul 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 06 Mar 2009 514,959.54

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