Highlights of the ACE Impact Regional Workshop held in The Gambia
Transforming Africa’s Higher Education through the ACE Project
ACE Thematic Areas
Promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics across Africa
Promoting environmental research and climate change awareness across Africa
Aiding Research in Applied Social Science and Education across Africa
ACEs in West Africa
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The ACE Impact Project
The Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE) Project is a World Bank initiative in collaboration with governments of participating countries to support Higher Education institutions in specializing in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Environment, Agriculture, applied Social Science / Education and Health. It is the first World Bank project aimed at the capacity building of higher education institutions in Africa.
The ACE Impact Project Development Objective is to improve the quality, quantity and development impact of postgraduate education in selected universities through regional specialization and collaboration. In this respect, the Project will support the 11 Recipient Countries to promote regional specialization among participating universities in thematic areas that address regional challenges and strengthen the capacities of these universities to deliver quality training and applied research.
“The ACE Project has given me the opportunity to achieve my goals and improve my life.”
Samuel Phelp, Program Alumna, Tanzania