The ACE Impact Project

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.
 

ACE Impact Thematic Areas

biology

STEM

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AGRICULTURE

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HEALTH

ecology

ENVIRONMENT

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APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES/EDUCATION

Latest News and Information

October 17, 2020

Press Release- 4th ACE Impact Regional Workshop (Virtual)

Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence for Development Impact (ACE Impact) Project Facilitates Achievement of Continental Development Amid Current Global Pandemic 53 Centres of Excellence to […]
September 30, 2020

Over 1, 500 University Lecturers Receive Training Under the ACE Project

The World Bank, in collaboration with its partners in the Africa Higher Education Centres of Excellence (ACE) project, namely the Association of African Universities (AAU) and  […]
September 22, 2020

ACEPHAP Wins Over US$ 500,000 E-MOTIVE Research Project Grant

The Africa Centre of Excellence for Population Health and Policy (ACEPHAP) hosted by the Bayero University, Kano has recently obtained a grant of $553,054.86 from the […]
 

Insight

What the Project is about

The ACE Project is a World Bank initiative in collaboration with governments of participating countries to support Higher Education institutions in specializing in STEM, Environment, Agriculture, applied Social Science/Education and Health.

Our Overall Impact

The ACE project has successfully supported institutions and students across Africa through improved teaching and research conditions and scholarships and graduate internships.

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Participating Countries

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Benin

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Burkina Faso

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Cote d'Ivoire

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Djibouti

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Gambia

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Ghana

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Guinea

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Niger

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Nigeria

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Senegal

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Togo