Office of the Auditor General Zambia- Forensic Audit and Investigations Unit: Capacity Development Support to the Forensic Audit Unit in the Office of the Auditor General- Zambia (OAG)
Description of the Project Purpose: To enhance capacity of SAI – Zambia in implementation of forensic audits and investigations through provision of forensic audit tools and training. Expected Outcomes: 1. Improved forensic audits and investigations methodology: the unit will use the improved methodology to fully and conclusively investigate cases where law enforcement agencies need evidence that can assist them prosecute fraud and corruption cases in the Courts of Law. 2. Improved capacity to conduct forensic audits and investigations: The SAI will train its auditors and provide tools that will help the unit in carrying out audits in order to assist government in deterrence and prevention of occupational fraud and abuse of public office. Outputs: a. Component 1: Audit Methodology- Forensic Audit Manual revised and finalised b. Component 2: Audit Tools- procurement of the following tools: ENCASE; FTK Imager; ACL; Construction Project Audit Tools; Laptops; Cameras, portable scanners, printers, external hard drives. c. Component 3: SAI Staff Development- ten Officers trained in INTOSAI Standards, forensic audit tools; 30 Certified Fraud Examinations by CFE; Participate in INTOSAI, ACFE and other international professional bodies technical updates; participate in working groups on fight against corruption and money laundering being spearheaded by INTOSAI and AFROSAI-E d. Component 4: Logistical Support – procurement of two Motor vehicles. e. Component 5: Application of Forensic Audits in key areas such as IFMIS environment, procurement of goods and services, and infrastructural development among others undertaken each year.
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