Project ID 534MOZ2000

This project strengthens the management capacities of the newly designated first UNESCO Quirimbas Biosphere Reserve in Mozambique to effectively contribute to and benefit from the implementation of the Lima Action Plan for MAB programme and its World Network of Biosphere Reserves, thus ensuring its long-term viability. It continues the successful support provided for the implementation of the MAB Programme in Mozambique. It is to build on and sustain the momentum created to support the Government programme to support the sound management of natural resources and the protection of biodiversity.

  • On-going

USD 107,503

Total Project Budget

USD 101,934

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.04.22
End Date 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 Natural sciences Italy 107,503 101,934

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.SC1 - Inclusive knowledge and capacities of Member States strengthened to advance and apply science for sustainable management of natural resources, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation and restoration, and disaster risk resilience
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 30%
  • Priority Africa | 100%