Southern Asia

Projects in Southern Asia

2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

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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2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

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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2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

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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Murad Khani Revival, Kabul

Established in the 18th century, the Murad Khani area is one of the few remaining historical neighbourhoods in Kabul.

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Archaeology and Conservation of Bala Hissar Citadel, Kabul

This project will create an archaeological park at the citadel by conducting investigations and documentation, stabilizing the archaeological remains, and setting up education…

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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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Conservation of the Early 20th-Century Varun Dev Temple (Shri Varun Dev Mandir) on Manora Island

This project involves the conservation of the early 20th-century temple, community engagement activities, and conservation training opportunities for local artisans.

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