Project ID 2210242061

The major problem facing STI policies and governance in the ECOWAS region is the inability of STI managers to demonstrate its impact and contribution to socio-economic development. To increase the contribution of science, technology, and innovation (STI) to national development, cooperation across countries and regions it is important to spur innovation and knowledge development. The activity will focus on the mobilization of knowledge based on south-south cooperation in Africa which shall used to improve the monitoring of STI policies and hence support improved STI system governance.

  • On-going

USD 9,800

Total Project Budget

USD 1,364

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 9,800 1,364

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
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%
  • Priority Africa | 100%