The African Development Bank means business. In its quest to blaze Africa’s path to electrification and industrialization by 2022, it is rolling out a game-changing procurement framework and setting the stage for new partnerships — as shown by the holding of its annual meeting in India for the first time this year.
When it comes to doing business with the AfDB in an increasingly competitive environment, every move counts. In the first part of Devex’s AfDB Contractor Insights series, we explored $26 billion worth of contract awards data to find out who is winning AfDB contracts, and what for.
Now, we speak to some of the most successful AfDB contractors and other insiders to get their views on how working with the bank has changed — and to find out their top tips on bidding for work.
Tip 1: Determine whether AfDB-funded projects are a good fit for your organization by considering the pros — and cons