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Sudan- Capacity Development of SAI Sudan (2012-2014)

Beneficiary level: Country
Project status: Planned
INTOSAI region(s): ARABOSAI
Duration from: 2013-01-01
Duration to: 2018-12-31
Total budget (US Dollar): $2565000
DAC Income classification: Least Developed Countries

A comprehensive proposal to contribute to implementing the SAI’s updated strategic plan for 2013-18 and development action plan 2013-15. The SAI is a large organization with significant levels of activities undertaken through provincial audit branches. Component on professional staff capacity aims to improve audit coverage and timeliness through strengthening training activities, use of IT audit and improved quality control. Component to develop organizational capacity includes tailoring and adopting the ISSAIs on financial audit, training staff and further developing the existing financial audit manual and pilot testing it. Also includes establishment and development of a new quality assurance department, and developing and rolling out approaches to performance and environmental audit, with appropriate training. Also an infrastructure component amounting to US $700 000 for IT equipment. All plans are to build capacity through developing pools of experts in Khartoum who will be responsible for roll out to provincial offices.
 
A copy of the application is available to those interested in providing support. Please contactintosai.donor.secretariat@idi.no
 
Providers of Support:
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) are in dialogue with the applicant.
The World Bank are in dialogue with the applicant and during September 2012, the Bank started to support the development of audit manuals for Sudan SAI, through PwC consultants. Training on using the manuals is tentatively scheduled for November 2012. The Bank also facilitated contacts between Sudan SAI and DfID mission in Sudan and hosted a meeting with both to discuss the SAI stategy and training plans.
 
National Audit Office (UK) will visit in October 2013. DFID Sudan encouraging the Sudan Audit Chamber to use the NAO visit to devise a strategic plan which development partners can then support. It is expacted to be a joint DFID, World Bank and UNDP Programme.
 
Infrastructure and other capital costs in the proposal: An infrastructure component for IT equipment is included in the proposal, for which no potential providers of support have yet expressed interest.

SAIs connected to this project

  • Sudan
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
Abdalla Hamid, Deputy Auditor General, National Audit Chamber,SUDAN. aham[email protected], [email protected]
Source of funding
Financing sought, but concrete interest in supporting the proposal is expressed by the the UK Department for International Development and the World Bank.
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
The UK Department for International Development - John Wearing, DFID Sudan Economic Adviser, Sarah Furrer, DFID Sudan Governance Adviser, The World Bank - P.K. Subramanian, [email protected]
Implementing agency(s)
Not identified
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
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, External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Yes
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information
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