Accredited NGOs located in this country

The list of accredited NGOs is presented below, along with corresponding accreditation forms. You can search the list using the criteria provided on the right.

Name, address and sourceActivities related to ICH
Organisation pour la promotion des médecines traditionnelles - PROMETRA
PROMETRA International [en]
Cité des Chercheurs, Bel-Air, Immeuble EVA, n 93,
Dakar, BP: 6134 Dakar-Etoile
Tel.: 33-832-28-50
Next report due 2027
Renewed in 2023 (Activity report: French)
Accredited in 2010 (Request: French) - No. 90010
Decision-making meeting: 3.GA - 2010
Year of creation: 1996

- oral traditions and expressions
- performing arts
- social practices, rituals and festive events
- knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
- traditional craftsmanship
- other
- savoirs thérapeutiques traditionnels – savoirs virtuels – voyance – phénomènes paranormaux – parapsychologie – métapsychologie – manifestations pratiques spirituelles

Safeguarding measures:

- identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making)
- preservation, protection
- promotion, enhancement
- transmission, (non-)formal education
- revitalization
- other
- initiation aux savoirs endogènes, organisations annuelles de cérémonies spirituelles communautaires, création d’associations de dépositaires de savoirs traditionnels avec obligation de transmettre ces savoirs à des disciples

Main countries where active:

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, France, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Togo, Uganda

L'Organisation pour la promotion des médecines traditionnelles – PROMETRA is headquartered in Dakar but includes members in 17 countries of Africa, functioning as a centre for cultural research and scientific diffusion and as an instrument for regional integration through revalorizing traditional medicine, ancient religions, indigenous knowledge and universal spirituality.