Projects

Projects are a sequence of budgeted activities, regardless of the source of funding, that contribute to the Organization's Outputs and must be completed within an agreed timeframe. Projects can include sub-activities and can be linked to a wider Programme.

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1680

Projects

1631

Ongoing

49

Completed

Regional scope

Includes programmes, projects and activities designed to benefit one or more regions as a whole.

Spending Plan

USD 348,112K

Incurred Expenditures

USD 109,603K

Country-specific

Includes programmes, projects and activities designed to benefit one or more countries.

Spending Plan

USD 1,127,863K

Incurred Expenditures

USD 346,986K

Global scope

Includes programmes, projects and activities with a global impact.

Spending Plan

USD 232,398K

Incurred Expenditures

USD 77,138K

Projects

Projects are a sequence of budgeted activities, regardless of the source of funding, that contribute to the Organization's Outputs and must be completed within an agreed timeframe. Projects can include sub-activities and can be linked to a wider Programme.
Sources of funding
Objectives
Results
Geographical Scope
Implementation
Beneficiary Country / Region
2210212071 Biosphere Reserve in Sierra Leone and Supporting Application for UNESCO Global Geoparks (UGGp) in West Africa
  • Africa
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
62,000 11,390 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210222081 Promoting designation of Ecohydrology demonstration sites and implementation of integrated, and holistic Ecohydrology approaches, within selected Biosphere Reserves for improved water management in West Africa.
  • Africa
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
43,900 35,385 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210222091 Strengthening the knowledge base of IHP National Committees in West Africa, to advise Member States in managing water resources sustainably and in using WINS (Water Information Network System)
  • Africa
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
40,000 5,277 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210242041 Capacity Strengthening on Implementation of 2021 UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science in West Africa
  • Africa
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
10,800 - 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210251031 Institutional and human capacities in basic sciences through enhancing S-S and N-S-S networking opportunities through Specialized scientific hubs and research networks in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Global
  • Africa
  • Lesotho
  • Mauritius
  • Sierra Leone
25,000 807 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210252021 Capacity building for trainers on optimal approaches and mechanisms for improving basic science and engineering education
  • Africa
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
20,000 18,836 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210262031 Promoting Effective and Gender Transformative STEM Education for Sustainable Development in West Africa
  • Africa
  • Benin
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
20,000 19,966 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210512031 Strengthening capacities to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage in West African Countries
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
94,000 42,485 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210522011 Supporting the Return, Restitution and Preservation of Illicitly exchanged Cultural Property in West African Countries
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
25,000 - 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210542011 Safeguarding and Promotion of Intangible Cultural Heritage in West African Countries
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
50,000 24,652 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210552011 Promotion of Cultural and Creative Industries for a sustainable development of the West African Countries
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
50,000 22,343 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
2210562031 Implementation of the SDGs through the Culture and Heritage in West African Countries
  • Benin
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
30,000 - 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
503RAF2005 Strengthening STI Systems for sustainable development in Africa
  • Africa
  • Congo
  • Ghana
  • Namibia
  • Sierra Leone
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zimbabwe
2,920,877 2,700,713 2020-10-15 2022-12-31
537RAF4002 Capacity-building programme for the nomination of World Heritage sites in the Africa Region
  • Burundi
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Eswatini
  • South Sudan
864,092 263,470 2021-06-03 2025-06-02
580INT1000 Shanghai-FIT
  • Cambodia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sierra Leone
  • Thailand
  • Uzbekistan
  • South Sudan
2,000,000 105,544 2021-04-26 2026-05-31