Project

Capacity building for stakeholders involved in safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage in Burkina Faso

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 387,770 granted in 2019
  • Dates of implementation:
    • Approved in 12/2019 - not yet under implementation
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Benefitting country(ies): Burkina Faso

Overview:

The proposed twenty-four-month project is geared at building the capacities of stakeholders involved in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Burkina Faso. Following an inventorying process conducted as part of the implementation of the Convention, the need to establish a critical mass of stakeholders capable of taking on the process of safeguarding living heritage at the national level became clear. In›››

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Inventory and promotion of intangible cultural heritage in Burkina Faso

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 262,080 granted in 2012
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 31/03/2013 - 31/03/2018
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Benefitting country(ies): Burkina Faso

Overview:

This major project enabled Burkina Faso to inventory around 1,300 living traditions practised by 60 ethno-cultural communities located in the thirteen regions of the country. The project was implemented in two major phases: a pilot phase that involved two regions with six ethno-cultural communities and a second generalization phase that involved all regions and national communities. Its principle objectives were to develop›››

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