Project ID 503RAF2005

An initiative within UNESCO's global framework for monitoring, policy support and advocacy for the "UNESCO Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers", November 2017. Phase I: 2020-2021. Phase II: 2022-2025. The project aims at strengthening fragile STI systems and governance in selected African countries towards the achievement of the SDGs and the African Union 2063 Development Agenda.

  • On-going

USD 2,920,877

Total Project Budget

USD 2,897,867

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.10.15
End Date 2022.12.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Natural sciences Sweden 2,920,877 2,897,867

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%
  • 70%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 40%
  • Youth | 10%
  • Priority Africa | 100%