Spending Plan


Incurred Expenditures



Contributors (Voluntary)


Sources and uses of funding

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Planned (USD thousands) Incurred Expenditures (USD thousands)
Total 303 39
Culture 51 7
Natural sciences 240 33
Natural sciences 11 0

Fundings are focusing on

Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality
  • Priority Africa
  • Small Island Developing States
  • Youth

Contribution to UNESCO Result Framework 2022-2025

The plan of action for the period between 2022 and 2025, structured by Programmes, Outcomes and Outputs.
Outcomes and Outputs Planned (USD thousands) Incurred Expenditures (USD thousands)
Total 303 39
Outcome 4 - Advance international cooperation in science, technology and innovation 252 33
4.SC4 - Member States capacities strengthened to improve STI policies, access to scientific and technological advancements and enhance knowledge sharing, including through Open Science 240 33
4.SC5 - Institutional and human capacities in basic sciences, technology, research, innovation, and engineering enhanced to advance knowledge for sustainable development 11 0
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions 51 7
5.CLT1 - Member States capacities strengthened to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage 51 7


Projects are a sequence of budgeted activities, regardless of the source of funding, that contribute to the Organization's Outputs and must be completed within an agreed timeframe. Projects can include sub-activities and can be linked to a wider Programme.
Project ID Project Title Uses of Funding Project Budget (USD) Cumulative Incurred Expenditures (USD) Start Date End Date Status
2210251031 Institutional and human capacities in basic sciences through enhancing S-S and N-S-S networking opportunities through Specialized scientific hubs and research networks in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Sierra Leone
  • Lesotho
  • Mauritius
33,000 125 2022-01-01 2023-12-31 On-going
503RAF2005 Strengthening STI Systems for sustainable development in Africa
  • Africa
  • Zimbabwe
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Sierra Leone
  • Namibia
  • Ghana
  • Congo
2,920,877 842,084 2020-10-15 2022-12-31 On-going
537RAF4002 Capacity-building programme for the nomination of World Heritage sites in the Africa Region
  • Burundi
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Eswatini
  • South Sudan
864,092 77,681 2021-06-03 2025-06-02 On-going