Preservation of Endangered Languages in Afghanistan's Badakhshan Province

This project aims to preserve endangered Pamiri languages in Afghanistan through the collection of linguistic data, which will be used to develop a multilingual dictionary for the most at-risk languages.

£100,000 awarded to Aga Khan Foundation to preserve endangered Pamiri languages in Afghanistan through the collection of linguistic data, which will be used to develop a multilingual dictionary for the most at-risk languages. This project is delivered in partnership with University of Central Asia, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan, and Pamirs Eco-Cultural Tourism Association (PECTA).

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Location: Asia, Philippines, Afghanistan, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Aga Khan Foundation Project partner(s): University of Central Asia, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Aga Khan Foundation Afganistran and Pamirs Eco-Cultural Tourism Association (PECTA) Funder(s): British Council Cultural Protection Fund in partnership with DCMS Funding received: £100,000 Commencement Date: 10/2019 Project Status: Active
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