Project

Strengthen the capacity for the safeguarding and management of intangible cultural heritage in Zambia

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 334,820 granted in 2017
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 02/04/2018 - 01/04/2021
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Zambia

Overview:

Since 2010, a number of capacity-building, inventory-making and awareness-creating activities have been carried out in the field of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage by different stakeholders. Participants appreciated these training workshops and were unanimous in calling for a more advanced, comprehensive version of the training to be introduced. To this end, this project intends to develop and implement a degree programme specializing›››


Strengthening sub-regional cooperation and national capacities in seven Southern African countries for implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (Phase III)

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 117,467
  • Source:
    • Flanders Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/05/2018 - 01/06/2019

Benefitting country(ies): Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Overview:

The project is designed as the third and final stage in the efforts to strengthen sub-regional cooperation and national capacities in Southern African countries in their implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The main objective is to effectively support the continuity of intangible cultural heritage safeguarding processes in the seven countries, notably Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi›››


Strengthening sub-regional cooperation and national capacities in seven Southern African countries for implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Part II

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 250,000
  • Source:
    • Flanders Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/03/2016 - 31/07/2017

Benefitting country(ies): Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Overview:

The project aims at reinforcing the sub-regional cooperation platform, which was created to support seven countries (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe) in southern Africa in their efforts to safeguard the living heritage present in their territories. Consolidating the results of previous Flanders funded projects since 2009, this platform will be driven by the National Intangible Cultural Heritage Committees›››

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Inventorying of the music and dance of the Lozi and Nkoya people of Kaoma District

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 24,928 granted in 2016
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 04/08/2016 - 30/06/2017
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Zambia

Overview:

Concerned about growing threats to the viability of traditional music and dance practices among the Lozi and Nkoya communities of the Western Province of Zambia, the project sought to familiarize the communities with the objectives and mechanisms of the 2003 Convention, and more specifically, with community-based inventorying through a field practicum. A parallel motivation for the project was to bring the›››

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Strengthening sub-regional cooperation and national capacities in seven Southern African countries for implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 250,000
  • Source:
    • Flanders Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/12/2013 - 01/03/2015

Benefitting country(ies): Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Overview:

The beneficiaries of the project are the national authorities responsible for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and selected communities in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Firstly, the project aims to initiate a sub-regional cooperation platform to support these countries in their efforts to safeguard the living heritage present in their territories. Such objective will be done›››

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