The Basic and Engineering Sciences site includes: Official Statements, Strategy, Projects, Websites, Publications, Multimedia, News, Events, and Contacts. The themes of the Basic and Engineering Sciences include: Chemistry, Energy, Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, HIV Research, Science Education, and Women and Science.
From the introduction to the site: “The overall focus of the Engineering Sciences and Technology programme is on human and institutional capacity building. The programme also aims to enhance the application of engineering to poverty eradication, sustainable social and economic development, other Millennium Development Goals and related priorities for development.”
The larger thematic areas in the Natural Sciences include:
Fresh Water; People, Biodiversity and Ecology; Oceans; Earth Sciences; Basic Sciences; Engineering Sciences; Coasts & Small Islands; Science Policy & Sustainable Development; Natural Disaster Reduction; and Renewable Sources of Energy