Conservation of the Late 19th-Century Aba Jiffar Palace in Jimma

This project includes urgent structural interventions and training in the conservation of wooden buildings.

The oldest and best preserved example of traditional wooden architecture in Jimma, the palace is a touchstone of Oromia cultural identity. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Ethiopia, Eastern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): World Monuments Fund Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $125,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Completed
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