This book aims at providing tools, insights and hints on how to maximize the strategic role of procurement in achieving development effectiveness objectives in development projects, by modernizing procurement to emphasize fit-for-purpose approach, quality, and greater value for public spending. It does so also by promoting the need of strengthened national procurement systems and alternatives procurement arrangements (APA) that are empowered to support sustainable development objectives.
Elhadj Malick SOUMARE, is a PhD Engineer in Civil Engineering. He is currently working as a Global Lead Procurement Specialist at the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) based in Jeddah . He has also been teaching since 2006 as a part-time professor in the engineering curriculum at the Department of Civil Engineering of the Higher Polytechnic School of Senegal and at the International University of Dakar in Master II studies.