Eastern Africa

Projects in Eastern Africa

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Supporting Climate Resilient Heritage in Uganda - Melting Snow and Rivers in Flood

Explores a community-led response, where climate change risks the erasing of belief systems, cultural rites and scared sites alike.

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CHAGOS: Cultural Heritage Across Generations

Funded by AHRC, the CHAGOS: Cultural Heritage Across Generations project supported displaced Chagossians to share and preserve their cultural heritage via intergenerational tr…

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GCRF Cultural Heritage Project Hub

The GCRF Cultural Heritage Hub is an interdisciplinary consolidator project coordinated by the University of St Andrews. Led by the main Principal Investigator Dr Richard Bat…

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Safeguarding heritage in Tanzania at coastal sites

This project address issues with the fragility of heritage in developing countries with a focus on the threatened internationally important and World Heritage sites in Tanzani…

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Digital Heritage Malawi

Digital Heritage Malawi provides a gateway to accessing Malawi’s cultural treasures. The pilot project aims to produce a pathway site for everyone from local to international …

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CVI Africa: Values-based Climate Change Risk Assessment: Piloting the Climate Vulnerability Index for Cultural Heritage in Africa

In many regions of Africa, the risks from climate change to cultural heritage are pronounced. The response to these threats has profound implications for the wider cultural an…

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Uganda, The Uganda Society Library

The Uganda Society Library, housed in the Uganda Museum in Kampala, preserved the collection by restoring damaged volumes, making the storage facilities safer and digitising t…

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Conservation of the Early 12th-Century Church of Yemrehanna Kristos near Lalibela

This project includes a condition assessment and the development of a conservation strategy for the building.

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Training in the Conservation of Ethnographic Objects and Traditional Architecture at Nyamata Church in Bugesera District

This project includes training in the conservation of ethnographic objects and traditional architecture for Rwandan stewards.

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