Development cooperation ,09.10.2018

Public Sector Investment Facility (PIF); UNOPS support to strengthen procurement capacity of partner countries


The Public Sector Investment Facility (PIF) is a development policy funding instrument of Finland. It supports public sector investments in developing countries that are in line with the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) and that make use of Finnish expertise and technology. The investment procurement is done according to the legislation of the target country. The UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is a specialized agency with expertise in procurement and project implementation. UNOPS has over 2000 staff and a presence in 80 countries. The aim of the project is to offer PIF -target countries an opportunity to access support from UNOPS to strengthen their procurement capacity and to ensure the quality of the PIF procurement process. The project includes setting up a trust fund with UNOPS that PIF target countries can access to receive support to strengthen their procurement processes.

Funding decision  09.10.2018

200 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Public sector policy and administrative management 100%

Funding channel

YK:n projektipalvelutoimisto UNOPS



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