Project ID 526RAF1008

UNESCO mobilized extra-budgetary funding from the Government of the Republic of Korea (ROK) to support four selected countries (Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone) in the TVET sector through a phase III of the Better Education for Africa's Rise (BEAR). The project's time-frame is five years (2023-2027) and the overall envisioned budget is 10 million USD. Mr Woonghwan An will work under the direct supervision of the YLS section chief to oversee BEAR III implementation, coordinate with UNESCO Abuja office and provide backstopping to country projects coordinators.

  • On-going

USD 398,756

Total Project Budget

USD 59,126

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2023.01.01
End Date 2025.01.31
Benchmark as of 2023.03.31

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 Education Republic of Korea 398,756 59,126

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Education
Outcome 1 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Output: 1.ED4 - Learners are equipped with relevant skills to meet individual, labour market and societal demands through literacy, TVET, STEM and higher education
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 80%
  • 20%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%
  • Youth | 100%
  • Priority Africa | 100%