General and Organizational Policy

Procurement Manual


African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, that conducts high quality policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues across Africa.

APHRC (hereafter referred to as the Center) actively engages policymakers and other key stakeholders to achieve measurable policy impacts and to ensure that decision making across the continent is informed by rigorous evidence-based research.

This Procurement Manual sets out guidelines to be followed by the Center’s staff when procuring goods and services. The Facilities and Administration Unit (hereby referred to as the Unit) is responsible for the procurement of all goods and services for the Center. In addition to fulfilling internal requirements, the procurement process will comply with all applicable government regulations, as well as specific contractual terms. The Unit will strive to exceed the expectations of both internal and external parties and is committed to providing the highest level of service possible.

The text for this document has been developed from a review of the requirements of project staff, support services staff, donors and other stakeholders.