Project ID 580RAF1006

The Project (48 months) focuses on higher education in Africa, with an aim to enhance the capacity of higher education institutions (HEIs) in the field of technical education in the project countries in addressing skills mismatch between higher education and industry. The project will strengthen linkages between HEIs and industry, enhance labor market oriented teaching and competency-based learning.

  • On-going

USD 7,500,000

Total Project Budget

USD 2,127,116

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.09.28
End Date 2024.09.28
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)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Education China 7,500,000 2,127,116

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
  • 100%
  • G 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 75%
  • Priority Africa | 100%