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Methodology for Open Contracting Scoping Studies

Methodology
By Open Contracting Partnership, Development Gateway / 2017

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Region: International

A scoping study or assessment aims to gauge the state of openness of public procurement processes in a certain country, understand the key capacities and interests of key procurement actors, and identify opportunities for procurement reform and the adoption of open contracting principles. As such, this methodology seeks to:

The methodology is composed of 7 sections, each of which is accompanied by an Interview Guide containing pertinent questions related to each section (the annexes contain tools that will assist researchers in data collection and require completion).  These sections cover a range of issues that would provide insight into the potential for implementing open contracting intervention in a given policy.