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Support to Audit Service Sierra Leone 2003-2012

Beneficiary level: Country
Project status: Completed
Duration from: 2003-10-01
Duration to: 2016-12-10
Total budget (US Dollar): $10282000
DAC Income classification: Least Developed Countries

The project aims to enhance the effectiveness of Sierra Leone’s external audit service, through strengthening Audit Service Sierra Leone’s capacity to conduct audits on the financial and operational performance of public sector institutions.
This is a stand-alone project with the SAI.  However, it is complementary to the Integrated Public Financial Management Reform Project, funded by a World Bank administered trust fund with contributions from the World Bank, DFID and the EU.

SAIs connected to this project

  • Sierra Leone
How the project was initiated
Gender Relevance
Has the project/activity as an objective “the strengthening of the SAI Institutional Framework/ Independence”?
Contact person: Beneficiary SAI/Region/Committee
Mrs Lara Taylor-Pearce, Auditor General, Audit Service Sierra Leone, 2nd Floor, Lotto Building, Tower Hill, Freetown, Sierra Leone, [email protected], +232 (0)76 619 227
Source of funding
UK Department for International Development
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
Implementing agency(s)
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
BDO LLP: Murray Ross, Partner, Direct tel: +44 (0) 20 7893 3338, Email [email protected]; UK National Audit Office: David Goldsworthy, [email protected], +44 (0)20 7798 7514
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
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information
Administratively, this is the same project that has been in operation since 2004.  However, there have been a number of separate tenders as the project has progressed (BDO LLP have been involved throughout)