Strengthening the capacities of States Parties for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Western Africa (Sahel)

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

Benefitting country(ies): Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal

Strengthening national capacities for effective intangible cultural heritage safeguarding in selected PALOP countries

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 1,058,905
  • Source:
    • Norway earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2012 - 01/05/2016
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe


The project aims to built national capacity in these Portuguese speaking countries to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage. The project pays particular attention at building a critical level of experience and knowledge, both in government institutions, civil society and in selected communities. Another aim of the project is to prepare a regional cooperation mechanism amongst Lusophone countries in Africa in ›››

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