Procurement

How transparent are municipal websites about the goods and services that municipalities procure?

2020-12-01

This report focuses on transparency in local government procurement, presents the findings of a survey of municipal websites.

Systemic Challenges Facing the Procurement of Outsourced Basic Services for Informal Settlements in South Africa

2019-12-01

This research examines the findings of social audits, provider bid specifications, and interviews with municipal officials to identify the systemic causes of outsourced service delivery challenges and outlines several issues local governments could address to improve service delivery to informal settlements at scale.

Which Procurement Information Should We Publish?

Recommendations for Metropolitan Municipalities in South Africa

2019-12-01

This paper provides a detailed overview of the minimum level of procurement information metropolitan municipalities should be publishing on their supply chain management websites to support public engagement in the monitoring of the delivery of outsourced services and engagement in the tender process.

South Africa: A Proposal for a Learner Transport Conditional Grant

2017-09-01

This paper presents two possible approaches to the design of a learner transport grant that will, over time, enable South African provinces to provide learner transport to all learners in need, and ensure that funding is protected for the delivery of this service.

Public Monitoring Of Government Food Security Services In South Africa:

What Data Need To Be Produced And Published?

2016-02-01

This note explores what information the South African government needs to publish to enable effective public monitoring of the delivery of food security through South Africa’s Social Relief of Distress (SRD) program.

Monitoring Public Procurement In South Africa:

A Reference Guide For Civil Society Organizations

2015-12-01

This guide presents civil society organizations with information and tools to help monitor public procurement.

Public Monitoring Of Government Mental Health Services In South Africa:

What Data Needs To Be Produced And Published?

2015-10-01

This note explores what information the government needs to publish to enable the effective public monitoring of the delivery of mental health services.

Public Monitoring Of School Infrastructure In South Africa:

What Data Needs To Be Produced And Published?

2015-09-01

This note explores what information needs to be published by government to enable the public to monitor the delivery of school infrastructure.