In the Spotlight
These Guidelines have been provided to aid those in need of the policies that govern the procurement of goods, works, and services (other than consultant services) required for the project.
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 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.
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.