Project ID 2210262051

Africa has about 14 million students in higher education constituting 6.4% of global higher education enrollments. However, less than 1/3 are enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The situation is even worse for girls. The continuation of this trend poses serious challenges to our quest to meeting the growing demand for human resources with competences in the technologies underpinning the 4th industrial revolution. This activity will focus on advancing STEM education through strengthening institutional and human capacity, STEM strategy or policy support and mentorship.

  • On-going

USD 10,000

Total Project Budget

USD 9,962

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 10,000 9,962

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 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.IP2 - Environmental education strengthened to equip learners to address global environmental challenges Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.IP3 - Member States capacities and awareness are strengthened to protect, safeguard and promote Indigenous knowledge, cultures, and languages through inclusive policies and targeted action
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 60%
  • 30%
  • 10%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 60%
  • Youth | 25%
  • Priority Africa | 100%