Project ID 2210262011

Many countries are advocating for new gender-responsive STEM education and market responsive curriculum to accelerate Africa's aspiration for socio-economic transformation by 2024. Mobilising science as key driver for sustainable development in Africa is crucial to attaining this aspiration. UNESCO regional office for southern Africa will strengthen STEM education in SADC through innovative capacity building initiatives with a special attention to gender.

  • On-going

USD 15,000

Total Project Budget

USD 14,859

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 15,000 14,859

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 1 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Output: 1.SC6 - Institutional and human capacities strengthened in STEM education in a gender transformative manner for sustainable development
Outcome 9 - Develop ethical standards, norms and frameworks for action to meet the challenges of innovative technologies and digital transformation Output: 9.IP5 - Institutional capacities strengthened for harnessing the benefits of artificial intelligence in all areas of UNESCO's competence, while addressing the ethical challenges and ensuring the use of digital technologies to promote, protect and fulfil human rights and fundamental freedoms
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 20%
  • 20%
  • 15%
  • 35%
  • 10%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 80%
  • Priority Africa | 100%
  • Small Island Developing States