Safeguarding the Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

This project will establish a detailed conservation plan for the site, install a monitoring system, and undertake works on the roof of the Minaret and the inner wooden staircase. The project also includes a mentoring component for local professionals through the direct involvement of relevant Afghan authorities and universities.

The Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam (12th-13th centuries CE) was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 2002. The goals for this project are to establish a detailed conservation plan for the site, install a monitoring system, and undertake works on the roof of the Minaret and the inner wooden staircase. The project also includes a mentoring component for local professionals through the direct involvement of relevant Afghan authorities and universities.

Project Details


Location: Shahrak, Afghanistan, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): UNESCO Project partner(s): Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $1,921,888 USD Commencement Date: 12/2019 Project Status: Active
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