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Capacity Building of the Office of the Auditor General- Lesotho, 2012-2014

Beneficiary level: Country
Project status: Proposed (Expression of interest)
Duration from: 2012-04-01
Duration to: 2014-12-31
Total budget (US Dollar): $772989
DAC Income classification: Least Developed Countries

Proposal to fund implementation of SAI Lesotho’s strategic plan 2008-13, which is informed by assessments using the AFROSAI-E Institutional Capacity Building Framework. Proposal includes adopting a risk based audit approach, beginning ISSAI implementation, customizing the AFROSAI-E regularity audit manual and related training, IT audit, improved quality control and upgrading core management information systems. Also includes US $340 000 for new IT facilities and software, and vehicles.
A copy of the application is available to those interested in providing support. Please
Interest from potential Providers of Support:
The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India is wiling to provide staff and faciities towards the program, subject to avilability of donor funding tof other program costs. A donor showed an initial interest in providing financial support for such non-staff costs and establish a vehicle that could co-finance this approach, but this has not been taken forward. 
Infrastructure and other capital costs in the proposal: The proposal also includes new IT facilities, software and vehicles, for which no potential providers of support have yet expressed interest.


SAIs connected to this project

  • Lesotho
How the project was initiated
Global Call 2011
Gender Relevance
Has the project/activity as an objective “the strengthening of the SAI Institutional Framework/ Independence”?
Contact person: Beneficiary SAI/Region/Committee
Ms Monica Besetsa, Deputy Auditor General, E-mail: mbesetsa@auditgen., or Ms Refiloe Thakaso Director Research and Development, Tel: +266 22 323904, e-mail: rthakaso@auditgen.
Source of funding
Financing sought, but concrete interest in supporting the proposal is expressed by Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India: Mr Jagbans Singh, [email protected]/ [email protected]
Implementing agency(s)
SAI Lesotho, with peers identified as necessary during the course of the program.
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
See above.
Type of support
Stand alone project
Support modality
Support categories covered
Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, Other Specialized Audits, Administrative Services
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information