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Simpler contracts for developing world jobs

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A CONTRACT for use on projects in developing countries is being formulated by Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) and Engineers Without Frontiers (EWF).

Procurement of engineering goods and services is being studied to pinpoint how the social performance of existing contract forms can be improved.

EAP and EWF want to introduce new clauses to existing contracts to make them better suited to projects and conditions in developing nations.

'We are looking at making contracts simpler and more appropriate for NGOs and locally based fi ms to get involved with, ' said EWF chairman Paul Jowett.

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