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Wondering about the different types of Supreme Audit Institutions, the way they function and their valuable work? Browse through the country pages to get a holistic picture of each SAI in regards to:

SAI: Barbados

WB Economic Classification: High Income Countries
SAI Main Characteristics:

Type of SAI: Westminster model

Size: 75 staff

Structure: An organizational chart is available on the website and to download.

Strategic Plan: -The Can be found on the website and to download

Website: bao.gov.bb

Office of the Auditor General of Barbados


Capacity development activities

Projects registered in the SAI Capacity database

Ben. level
Project name
Status
Global
IDI/ Director General, Strategic Support Unit and Administration
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Austria, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, Office of the Auditor General of Norway, Swedish National Audit Office, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 4091114
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Administrative Services, External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Global
IDI/ Global Foundations
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Austria, Government of Ireland, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, IDI basket funds, Office of the Auditor General of Norway, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 3517886
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Global
IDI/Professional SAIs Workstream
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Canada, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, IDI basket funds, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 11217714
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Global
IDI/Well-governed SAIs Workstream
Ongoing
Source of funding Government of Canada, IDI basket funds, Switzerland State Security for Economic Affairs (SECO)
Total budget (in US $) $ 15465406
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, External Stakeholder Relations
Global
Supreme Audit Institutions Performance Measurement Framework (SAI PMF) Global Programme
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1461241
Duration from 2016-01-01
Duration to 2018-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, Other Specialized Audits, Administrative Services, External Stakeholder Relations
Country
Certification of junior auditors, based on material prepared by for the BAO; and, Development of an Action Plan that addresses the deficiencies identified in the Supreme Audit Institutions Performance Measurement Framework
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 24500
Duration from 2015-11-19
Duration to 2016-04-30
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Regional
CAROSAI – Audit Management Software
Partly supported
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 725000
Duration from 2014-02-01
Duration to 2014-09-30
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity
Country
Strengthening Barbados Audit Office (RG-T2511)
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 15408
Duration from 2014-10-01
Duration to 2014-10-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Other Specialized Audits
Country
Strengthening the Audit Office of Barbados under the Supreme Audit Institution Performance Measurement Framework (SAI-PMF) (RG-T2619)
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 24500
Duration from 2015-11-19
Duration to 2016-03-30
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Performance audit, Other Specialized Audits
Global
IDI/3i Programme (ISSAI Implementation Initiative) 2012-2019
Ongoing
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 4520452
Duration from 2012-01-01
Duration to 2019-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Global
CCAF International Legislative Audit Asisstance Programme
Completed
Source of funding Government of Canada
Total budget (in US $) $ 8222095
Duration from 2007-07-17
Duration to 2012-05-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Performance audit
Regional
IDI/CAROSAI Risked Based Approach to Financial Audit
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $
Duration from 2010-05-17
Duration to 2010-09-17
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit
Country
Assessment of the Audit Office of Barbados under the Supreme Audit Institution Performance Measurement Framework (SAI-PMF) (RG-T2125)
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 21250
Duration from 2014-09-01
Duration to 2015-03-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Performance audit, Other Specialized Audits
Regional
Strengthening Public Management Transparency and Control in LAC – (RG-T2125)
Ongoing
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 1000000
Duration from 2013-07-03
Duration to 2018-01-03
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, External Stakeholder Relations
Country
Development of the Information System and Computarization of Processes, SAI Barbados
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 200000
Duration from 2012-07-01
Duration to 2013-07-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity
Country
Preparation of Training Programs for Barbados Audit Office (2012)
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 35800
Duration from 2012-04-01
Duration to 2012-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit
Global
IDI/Support to INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC) 2012-2017
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1068681
Duration from 2012-04-15
Duration to 2017-12-01
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Other form of support
Regional
CAROSAI -Strengthening the Capacity of SAIs in CAROSAI to Promote and Enhance Public Sector Accountability in the Region 2012-2015
Partly supported
Source of funding Financing sought for some parts of the proposal, but support has been provided by the Inter American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 9577000
Duration from 2012-04-01
Duration to 2015-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, Other Specialized Audits, Administrative Services, External Stakeholder Relations

SAI Performance

SAI PMF Assessments

[2013-08-31] Pilot version; hybrid approach (IDI and consultant); in English; not published

PEFA Assessments

(Indicators related to SAI are indicators 29.2,30,31)[2010-10-31]

Open Budget Index

(Questions related to SAI are questions AR, 97-102, 118-124, 139-142)