Projects in Africa

Eap 844

Recovering the Middle Congo archives at Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo: new steps towards the social history of the Congo

This pilot project intends to locate the lost archives of the French colony of the Middle Congo, in Pointe-Noire, and to ultimately make them accessible - essential for studyi…

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Safeguarding Nzema history. Towards an archive of Chieftaincy in south-west Ghana

The history of traditional rule and local chiefdoms of West Ghana is documented in the archives of the Traditional Councils. Documents from the 19th and early 20th century tra…

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Dessie Museum front view

Dessie Museum Renovation

This project will support the complete renovation of the Dessie Museum in Ethiopia’s Amhara Region, which was destroyed during conflict in 2021.

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Ileret footprint

Insitu Preservation of 1.5-Million-Year-Old Footprints at Ileret, Northern Kenya: Evidence of Early Hominin Foot Morphology And Paleobiology

National Museums of Kenya will work with international partners to safeguard the globally important heritage of the 1.5-million-year-old hominin footprints found at Ileret, ne…

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Darfur opening dances Photo Gassim

Safeguarding Sudan's Living Heritage

This project will completely renovate the currently inaccessible Ethnographic Museum in central Khartoum.

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Athar Lina Heritage Climate Change: Conservation and Capacity Building

This project will oversee the protection of Yahya al-Shabih and Safiyy al-Din Jawhar.

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Partnership for Heritage: Safeguarding Traditional Architecture and Intangible heritage of Tataouine (Tunisia) and the Nafusa mountains (Libya)

This project will document the rich and varied heritage of the indigenous Imazighen communities living in the Nafusa Mountains (Libya) and in Tataouine, Tunisia.

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EAMENA: Mitigating Conflict and Climate Change Risks Through Digital Heritage, Capacity Building, and Consolidation

This project will build upon the transformative work undertaken by the EAMENA project across the Middle East and North Africa, working with national NGOs and governments to em…

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Faza Island North Kenya Coast Photo by Nafisa Awadh used with permission

Safeguarding the cultural heritage of the Bajuni dialect of Swahili, oral traditions and poetry

This project will record and document the Bajuni dialect spoken by more than 15,000 people.

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