Public Procurement Research Centre

The Public Procurement Research Centre, Federal University of Technology, Owerri was commissioned on 8th October, 2012 by the United Nation Development Programme Country Representative in the presence of the Centre initiator, the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) and dignitaries from National Assembly, Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Federal government.


To Educate, Research, and Empower the Public Procurement Profession in order to achieve value for money in all procurements and disposals



It is envisioned that the PPRC will be the premier academic source for advancing public sector procurement in Africa.

The Mission

To provide the public procurement community quality research, advanced educational opportunities, and continued professional development by advancing theoretical and practical knowledge in public procurement.


PPRC Training Workshops

Projects in the public sector commonly face delivery challenges often due to poor procurement procedures and practices. To ensure that procurements are done effectively, efficiently and according to the law, the Centre runs training workshops in partnership with BPP for Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Governments, Service Providers, Contractors and others who are interested procurement best practices. Please visit BPP site for more details BPP-PPRC .