Project ID 2210242011

Considering the high demand from Member States in Africa for strengthening inclusive and gender-transformative STI systems, and the need to reinforce capacities of policy-makers of SADC countries in formulating and reviewing effective, inclusive and gender transformative STI policies, capacity building initiatives in-line with the approved STI training framework, will be conducted in SADC. These activities are proposed for high-level government decision-makers in ministries in charge of Science, Technology and Innovation, Higher Education, and Gender, as well as parliamentarians. Focus will also be on the application of Open Science for enhancing access to scientific and technological advancements and knowledge sharing, Sustainable Socio-economic Transformation in SADC

  • On-going

USD 21,725

Total Project Budget

USD 20,793

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.01.01
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Assessed Contribution - Assessed Contribution Natural sciences Contribution to Regular Budget 21,725 20,793

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 4 - Advance international cooperation in science, technology and innovation Output: 4.SC4 - Member States capacities strengthened to improve STI policies, access to scientific and technological advancements and enhance knowledge sharing, including through Open Science
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 30%
  • 30%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 20%
  • Priority Africa | 100%
  • Small Island Developing States