Withstanding change: heritage amongst climate uncertainty

Led by the International National Trusts Organisation, this project will restore six historic buildings in six countries across the Middle East, North Africa and East Africa, protecting them against the severe impacts of climate change, installing new exhibition spaces to engage local communities.

Positive connections will be made between National Trust properties in the UK and the sites in each country enabling knowledge sharing around safeguarding the heritage in the face of climate-induced threats. The project will culminate in a conference to cement learning and strengthen international relationships.

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Location: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Middle East, Africa, Asia Organiser(s): International National Trusts Organisation (INTO) Project partner(s): The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda; Heritage Watch Ethiopia Association; The Zanzibar Stone Town Heritage Society; Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation; Petra National Trust Funder(s): British Council Cultural Protection Fund in partnership with DCMS Funding received: £1,597,430 Commencement Date: 12/2022 Project Status: Active
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