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Title: Infrastructure procurement stategies to benefit the urban poor
Authors: Sohail (Khan), M.
Esch, W.
Issue Date: 1999
Publisher: © International Labour Organisation / Seminar papers © Authors of the papers
Citation: SOHAIL, M. and ESCH, W., 1999. Infrastructure procurement stategies to benefit the urban poor. IN: Kabiru-Kangethe, A. (ed.). Labour-based technology : a review of current practice. Papers of the Seventh Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners Ministry of Works and Supply, Contracting in Employment-intensive Works, Zambia in collaboration with ASIST Lusaka, Zambia, 3rd-7th May. Nairobi, Kenya : ILO ASIST Information Service
Abstract: The objective of the presentation is to introduce the participants to community based infrastructure procurement strategies for low-income urban communities. The presentation provides an overview of the investigation and analysis of the mechanisms, both conventional and unconventional, government and nongovernment, which have been adopted in efforts to deliver improved services to the urban poor. These mechanisms are the agreements, procedures, and contracts whereby things actually get done. Such mechanisms also include community-partnered procurement (CPP), a part of which is community contracts. Cases from Asia and Africa have shown how community groups have taken a wide range of roles, which can be compared to clients, contractors and supervisors in the formal sector. Discussions will focus on how to assimilate and institutionalise good practices.
Description: This is a conference paper.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3959
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Conference Papers (Civil and Building Engineering)

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