2012-2017 International Legislative Oversight Program (ILOP)
Our partnership with the National Audit Office of Tanzania, the country’s supreme audit institution (SAI), dates as far back as Tanzania’s first Fellowship placement in 1982–83 and intensified as of 2001–02. Under the ILOP, we aimed to help the SAI to further grow its performance audit practice, improve the quality of its audits, and increase the impact of its audit reports by strengthening relationships between the SAI and key stakeholders. The program also continued to work with Tanzania’s two parliamentary oversight committees, within the context of the October 2015 election, helping them build their capacity to review performance audit reports and support the implementation of related recommendations.
During the ILOP, the SAI hired more than 20 new performance auditors and we were directly involved in training nearly all of them. With its growing team of trained performance auditors, the SAI advanced from completing five performance audits in 2012–13 to completing ten in 2015–16. Graduate Fellows are leaders within the performance audit department and are co-facilitating regional workshops as AFROSAI-E (African Organisation of English-speaking SAIs) champions.
View the ILOP summary report for Tanzania (March 2018) for more information on the program’s activities and results in the country.