Project

Safeguarding and promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage in Central Africa

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 59,571
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2021

Benefitting country(ies): Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon


Inventory and promotion of the intangible cultural heritage of the Pygmy populations of Gabon

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 24,560 granted in 2015
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/09/2015 - 01/12/2017
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Gabon

Overview:

Having benefited from capacity building activities, Gabon has recognized the need for a safeguarding action towards the intangible cultural heritage of Pygmy populations, for which surveys conducted with these populations highlighted the endangered elements constituent to their identity. The project led to the development of an inventory of the intangible cultural heritage of the Pygmy populations Babongo, Baka and Bakoya›››

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