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Procurement Methods
1.0 Relevant Regulations and Rules
UNDP Financial Regulations and Rules (2012)
2.0 Policies
Main Policy
Procurement Methods
 Related Policies
Ethics and Fraud
Language English | Español | Français
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Adenike Akoh,Dominic Grace
Effective Date
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Summary of Changes/Comments
October 02, 2018 - The Procurement Methods main policy is now available in French. 

September 26, 2018 - The policies and provisions in sections 3, 20, 73 and 77 of the Procurement Methods policy were updated to reflect that the micro-purchasing threshold can be up to $10,000 if approved by the Bureaus. Further, sections 3 and 29 were updated to indicate that Business Units that have been approved to utilise Micro-purchasing up to $10,000 may utilise the Request for Quotation method from $10,000.

August 3, 2018 - The policy update highlights that direct contracting is permitted up to 18 months as part of the mainstreaming of piloted measures. 

To streamline the process, Country Offices may request increasing the Micro-purchasing threshold to $10,000 as part of the request for the Increased Delegation of Procurement Authority Various procurement methods chapters have been consolidated into one document. The Request for Quotation (RFQ) is up to $ 149,999. The threshold of Micro-purchasing can be increased to $10,000 for Country Offices granted an increased Delegation of Procurement Authority.