National competitive bidding (NCB)

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Definition
National publicity of invitation to bid on the contract for projects, with lower technical qualification requirements than international competitive bidding, allowing smaller firms the ability to compete. (Theunynck, 2009).

References
Theunynck, S. 2009. School Construction for Universal Primary Education in Africa: Should Communities Be Empowered to Build Their Schools?Washington D.C.: The World Bank. Retreived from: http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/109291468007863249/pdf/488980PUB0prim101Official0Use0Only1.pdf

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