02/05/2016 - 28/02/2017

In Malawi the training workshop was held in the Lakeshore District of Mangochi, southern part of Malawi among the Chibanja cha a Yao a Cultural Grouping for the Yao people. The Yao people are a Bantu ethnic and linguistic group based at the southern end of Lake Malawi. The workshop was facilitated by four members who attended the Training of Trainers Workshop in
2014. The specific objectives reached in this workshop were:
· the reaffirmed capacity of experts who were trained as Trainers during the previous
phase of the project;
· capacity building of the Yao community with essential knowledge.

This activity is part a second phase of the ICH project financed by the Government of Flanders and implemented by the UNESCO Field Office in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Intangible Cultural Heritage Section at the UNESCO Headquarter provided technical support through out the process of the activity.