African Development Bank and AFROSAI-E launches $8 million project to promote transparency and accountability

22 July 2022 – The African Development Bank and AFROSAI-E today officially launched a three-year support project to improve regional collaboration and coordination between public sector accountancy institutions in Africa, aimed at increasing professionalism and efficiency in the sector. The grant will support AFROSAI-E to carry out its mandate to professionalise public sector accountancy and to empower SAIs for greater audit impact and quality.

The launch of the African Financial Integrity and Accountability Support Project (AFIAP) took place in Pretoria. In attendance were the Bank’s Deputy Director-General for Southern Africa Regional and Business Delivery Office, Mbeakani Kennedy, and AFROSAI-E CEO, Meisie Nkau.

“We are excited that we will be able to scale up support for the AFROSAI-E region based on the lessons learned from interventions funded and supported through the Bank. The AFROSAI-E Governing Board also welcomes the support of the Bank, as improved capacity in the selected SAIs, will also benefit the entire region,” – Meisie Nkau.