Transparency and accountability

Transparency and accountability

Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), Procurement and Disposal Audits: GSI staff and associate Consultants have been involved in Procurement and Disposal Audits of central government departments and local governments in Uganda and these include the following: Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd for financial year 2010/2011, Ministry of Education and Sports and the Uganda Prisons and the districts of Iganga, Kaliro, Bududa, Dokolo and Pader.

Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), Training and Capacity building: GSI staff and associate Consultants have been involved in training members of the contracts committees, heads of department for central government departments and local governments in Uganda on new procurement and disposal reforms including the procurement and disposal process in Dokolo and Kaliro District Local governments.

 Technical audit for community water subprojects for Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF): GSI consultants were part of BEC Engineers consulting team that conducted the technical audit for community Water subprojects for Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF), a World Bank funded Project under the Office of the Prime Minister in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Lira, Kitgum, Katakwi, Kotido and Pallisa. Technical audit for community water subprojects was to generate quality information that can be used to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of community water supply sub-projects including identifying the challenges facing communities in implementing water supply projects.

 Value for Money/Technical Audit for water and sanitation facilities for Directorate of Water Development (DWD): GSI consultants participated in Value for Money/Technical Audit for water and sanitation facilities for Directorate of Water Development in Ministry of Water, Lands and Environment in the Districts of Nebbi, Arua, Yumbe, Moyo and Adjumani. GSI was responsible for assessing the Institutional/ Organizational development of the district water office and its relationship with other supportive and collaborative departments like Finance, Administration, Health, Community development, planning at the district and lower levels. GSI Experts were also responsible for identifying of the training needs of the local authorities and district technical staff with regard to implementation of the district Water and Sanitation Programme.