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Debarment Database

Kenya commits to establishing accessible central databases of companies and individuals convicted of bribery and corrupt practices and to exploring ways of sharing information on corrupt bidders across borders.

Country: Kenya

Status: inactive

Themes: Public procurement

Last updated: December 2020


Concrete: Concrete | New: Somewhat New | Ambitious: Not Ambitious

  • 4 Evidence:

    Blacklisted Suppliers

    Open Government Partnership Country profile- commitment 6- Create transparent public procurement process, public oversight of expenditure and ensure value-for-money towards citizen priorities

    Open Government Partnership National Action Plan pg.18

    Annual report 2018, page 36

  • 5 Notes:

    Section 41 of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act mandates the Authority to debar suppliers/ contractors from participating in procurement and asset disposal proceedings on various grounds. During this financial year, the Authority developed a draft debarment manual to guide the processing of debarment cases. Five (5) debarment cases were not progressed due to the absence of Regulatory Board. The OGP NAP III has a similar commitment and the latest information on the progress of this is cluster meeting notes which is an internal document for now.

    Updated: October 31, 2020

    PPRA is tasked with creating a list of debarred institutions. This requires review of the Public Procurement regulations . No indication of when the list will be created and published.

    Peer reviewer: 1

    Updated: April 30, 2020

    The 'List of Blacklisted Suppliers' on the Procurement Portal website is currently empty, (although there are suppliers who have been blacklisted).

    Peer reviewer: 1

    Updated: October 30, 2019

    This commitment has now been included under Commitment 1 of Kenya's National Action Plan III of the OGP. pg.18, sub-point 5

    Updated: May 30, 2019

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