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Afghanistan Performance Audit, 2014-16

Beneficiary level: Country
Project status: Partly supported
Duration from: 2014-06-01
Duration to: 2016-06-01
Total budget (US Dollar): $725000
DAC Income classification: Least Developed Countries

The proposed initiative intends to build the capacity of SAI Afghanistan in performance auditing, which has only recently been included within its mandate. In developing this capacity, the SAI will be able to help the Legislature to oversee that the executive constructively promote economical, effective and efficient governance. The proposal suggests a needs assessment by the IDI, and capacity building in performance auditing through training courses in line with ISSAI standards, and pilot audits, leading to implementation of the ISSAIs on performance auditing. Support requested: financial and technical support Implementing partner: IDI requested, other partners not identified.
A copy of the application is available to those interested in providing support. Please
Providers of Support:
The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, INTOSAI Development Initiative and NORAD have agreed on covering this initiative partly.
An overall needs assessment consisting of training on SAI PMF and ICATS assessment is undergoing.

SAIs connected to this project

  • Afghanistan
How the project was initiated
Global Call 2013
Gender Relevance
Has the project/activity as an objective “the strengthening of the SAI Institutional Framework/ Independence”?
Contact person: Beneficiary SAI/Region/Committee
Dy.Auditor General Technical Mr.S,Mahdi Hussaini email:smahdihussaini@gmail. Arvind Acharya – Advisor,SAO [email protected]
Source of funding
The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has shown interest in providing in-kind support
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
Jagbans Singh Director General International Relations Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India Tel: +91 11 23237822 E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]. IDI: Einar Gørrissen
Implementing agency(s)
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
Einar Gørrissen
Type of support
Stand alone project
Support modality
Support categories covered
Performance audit
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information
Outcome With the New Audit Law now in Place mandating Performance Audit, the need of the hour is to develop capacity in the field of Performance audit as well as conduct a few initial Performance Audits to start with. This has also been enshrined in the SDP 2013-17.The operational plan for 2014 also has brought into focus for conducting the Performance Audit in 2014 with this support. This will help a)Develop Capacity and bring in best practices in line with ISSAI esp.300 & 3000-3999 b) Bring to the stakeholders new analytical insights, accessible information, independent & authoritative /independent view and recommendation to minimise on cost, maximising resources and meeting objectives set