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Corporate Procurement Guidelines In Kenya

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Procurement is the acquisition of goods, services or works from an external source. Based on our basic philosophy that good electronics begin with good components and good components begin with good materials, we at Murata will strengthen collaboration with our partners from the view point of ethical, legal compliance, prioritizing quality and delivery due date, environmental conservation.


ü  Provide general and specific guidelines for managing the buying of items and services.

ü  Establishing a purchasing criteria and decision making process, ensure implementing staff are well trained.

ü  Provide specific guidelines for establishing and managing relationships with external entities in relation to procurement.

ü  Encourage and enhance internal control measures act as a management tool for better decision making and better stewardship of the resources entrusted to organizations by its donors.

Procurement manual

Provision in procurement manuals should be read as a subordinate to the provision in the United Nations Finance Regulations and Rules.It is intended to provide guidance on procurement policies and procures to all staff members involved in the various stages of procurement actions conducted by UN in all offices and all locations and is not intended to be exhaustive.In view of constant changing procurement practices and technology is subject to periodic updating and refinement by the organization as when necessary.

Procurement policy

Its aim is to achieve greater transparency and optimization of services resulting in lower costs, improved quality of services and longer term partnership.


To promote the prudent use of funds with selected suppliers through efficient, transparent and sound business practices which include standardized procedures, quality control, contract and performance management, and reporting.


  • Secured supply through longer term partnership and contingency plans.

  • Optimized sourcing which result in lower costs and improved service and quality of goods.

  • Enhanced purchasing power and vendor management, which result in cost optimization.

  • Improved control and monitoring through superior transparency and policy compliance.

  • Timely insight into commitments which lead to improved cash flow management.

  • Enhance accuracy and integrity of financial reporting.

  • Strengthen risk control through automation and segregation of duties.


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Hailing from the fertile highlands of central Kenya, Wamugunda-Anne's life has always been intertwined with the land. Born into a family of farmers, her earliest memories are of verdant fields, changing seasons, and the rhythm of nature. These formative experiences would later shape her academic and professional pursuits.

Wamugunda-Anne's passion for agriculture was not just about the practice but understanding its deeper implications — the sociological, environmental, and economic intricacies of farming in Kenya. This passion drove her to one of Kenya's prestigious universities, where she pursued a degree in Agricultural Sciences. Throughout her academic journey, she became renowned for her insightful articles on sustainable farming practices, emphasizing the balance between modern techniques and traditional Kenyan agricultural wisdom.

After university, Wamugunda-Anne transitioned into a full-time career in agricultural journalism. Her works have since been published in numerous national and international journals. Beyond just writing, she has played a pivotal role in shaping agricultural policies in Kenya by collaborating with policymakers, researchers, and local farmers. Her articles often focus on the challenges faced by Kenyan farmers, sustainable agricultural practices, and innovative solutions to boost food security in the region.

Today, Wamugunda-Anne stands as a beacon of inspiration in Kenyan agricultural circles. With every article she writes, she hopes to enlighten, inspire, and pave the way for a sustainable agricultural future for Kenya and the African continent at large.

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