Community-based inventorying, at the heart of safeguarding measures in Africa supported from the Fund

23 June 2016 – Lesotho, Zambia,

International Assistance has been granted on 16 June 2016 from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund to two countries, Lesotho and Zambia.

Lesotho will receive, for the first time, US$24,998 from the Fund to document and inventory its intangible cultural heritage in nine selected villages of Thaba-Bosiu, the country’s capital district. Capacity-building of community-based inventories for youth, practitioners and local officials, as well as awareness-raising of relevant governmental ministries, civil society, cultural associations and communities about safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, are at the core of the proposed project which will be implemented by the Lesotho National Commission for UNESCO in cooperation with the Department of Culture… ›››

Objective and impact: interviews

Mr Slimane Hachi
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

Mr Ahmed Skounti Morocco
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

Mr Gowoothum Soobarah Mauritius
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Zambia
  • Financial assistance : $ 24,999.90
  • Implementation dates : 21/03/2016 - 14/04/2016
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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