Southern Asia

Projects in Southern Asia

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Sustainable tourism at National trusts sites

A research project into the ways in which owners and stewards of National Trust properties around the world can ensure that tourism at their sites is conducted in a way that i…

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Fragile Heritage Ecologies: Vernacular cultures and the at-risk landscapes of the Hindu-Kush-Himalaya mountain region

This project aims to develop a participatory and inclusive Fragile Heritage Framework for mapping the natural and cultural heritage of mountain communities in the Hindu-Kush-H…

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A sustainable re-construction method for seismic-prone heritage areas of Gujarat (India) based on advanced recording technologies

In response to the challenges in post-earthquake housing reconstruction of heritage areas of Gujarat (India), the project will develop a faster, affordable and scalable method…

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India, Manuscripts of the Dakhinpat Satra (Monastry) of Majuli

The saving and safeguarding of about 500 Sanchi-pat (made from the bark of Sanchi tree) manuscripts of Dakhinpat Satra (a Neo-Vaishnavism monastery).

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Sri Lanka, Conservation and Preservation of the Palm Leaf Manuscript Collection

Heavy rains, humidity, the monsoon season and a severe insect, fungus and rodent infestation have damaged and are threatening the extensive collection of palm leaf manuscripts…

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Sri Lanka, SSPV Temple Palm Leaf Conservation and Preservation

Emergency preservation and digitization of the Palm Leaf Manuscript collection of the Sri Siddharta Potgul Vihara Temple (SSPV) in Menikhinna, Sri Lanka.

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Structural Assessment and Restoration of the South Tajelu Temple and Other Structures at Patan Royal Palace Affected by the April 2015 Nepal Earthquake

This project involves the structural assessment of the South Taleju Temple and other structures at the Patan Royal Palace restored previously with AFCP support.

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Structural Assessment and Restoration of Structures in Kathmandu Durbar Square Affected by the April 2015 Nepal Earthquake

This project involves the structural assessment and restoration of damaged monuments in Kathmandu Durbar Square restored previously with AFCP support.

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Conservation of the 19th-Century Wangduechhoeling Palace in Bumthang

This project continues work begun under a previous AFCP grant to conserve the palace and adapt it for new uses.

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