PPRA was officially established on the 1st May 2005, replacing the defunct Central Tender Board following the enactment of the Public Procurement Act No 21 of 2004.
The main objectives of Authority shall be to:-
- To ensure the application of fair, competitive, transparent, non- discriminatory and value for money procurement standards and practices;
- To set standards for the public procurement systems in the United Republic of Tanzania;
- To monitor compliance of procurement entities; and
- To build, in collaboration with Public Procurement Policy Division and other relevant professional bodies, procurement capacity in the United Republic
This is the second PPRA Medium-Term Strategic Plan since the Authority became operational on 1st May 2005. The purpose of the Strategic Plan is assist the Authority make an important contribution in strengthening the public procurement system in the country to become more transparent, fair, effective, efficient and able to offer value for money
Yu can download the strategic plan here