Following allegations of state capture, corruption, and fraud in the public sector in South Africa, the Zondo Commission recommended the creation of a Public Procurement Anti-Corruption Agency as the starting point for procurement reform. But how do we take these ideas forward?
Crown Agents will be hosting an open workshop on 7th April to discuss the proposals put forward for creating such an entity in South Africa. Together with the African Procurement Law Unit and the Open Contracting Partnership, we will engaging with this question and sharing our experiences of supporting many countries across the African continent to undertake similar reforms.
This workshop will host leaders from existing procurement authorities in Africa and beyond, with our Director of Procurement, Steve Guppy, joining the expert panel.