Project

Safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of Niger in a situation of urgency and for the resilience of displaced populations - pilot project in Tillabéry and Diffa

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 257,829 granted in 2017
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 26/06/2018 - 30/06/2021
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Niger

Overview:

Since 2012, Niger has seen the rise of religious fundamentalism in the region, and particularly of Boko Haram. This crisis is combined with increasing poverty and internal ethnic tensions, exacerbated by mass displacements of populations within the country, particularly in the border provinces. In this context, this project aims to raise awareness among the communities, decision-makers, persons in charge and national›››

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

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 51,114
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2019

Benefitting country(ies): Cabo Verde, Mali, Niger, Senegal


Safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage through strengthening national capacities in Niger

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 167,336
  • Source:
    • Spain earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/09/2013 - 01/12/2016
  • Documents:
    • Final Report (03-2016) - only in French: French
    • Progress report (04-2014): English
    • Progress report (01-2015): English
    • Progress Report (05-2015): English
    • Community-based inventories: Boubon, Agadez and Habbanae practice: French

Benefitting country(ies): Niger

Overview:

Conducted in close cooperation with the Directorate for the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Communication, New Information Technologies and Culture, the project aimed to support Niger in the process, already underway, of taking ownership of the concepts and tools provided by the Convention in order to create an institutional and social environment favorable to the efficient and sustainable›››

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