Open Knowledge

Procurement tenders 40% open

Burkina Faso

What data is expected?

All tenders and awards of the national/federal government aggregated by office. Monitoring tenders can help new groups to participate in tenders and increase government compliance. Data submitted in this category must be aggregated by office, updated at least monthly & satisfy the following minimum criteria:


  • tenders name
  • tender description
  • tender status


  • Award title
  • Award description
  • value of the award
  • suppliers name

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Résultats des appels d'offres. This dataset represent the result of tenders for the current year. published by La Direction générale du contrôle des marchés publics et des engagements financiers (, website down for now))
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The tenders begin with the publication of the public procurement plan. Following this plan, the tenders are launched and managed by the general direction of public procurement control. After the recount, the results are stored in a database and published in a paper magazine. The data in the database are accessible by demand but not yet opened by default. There is a process to make the data openly available initiated by the Burkina Faso Open Data Initiative

Reviewer comments

Submission correct.



  • Georg Neumann


  • Idriss TINTO