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Developing and testing intangible cultural heritage (ICH) curriculum materials for primary schools teacher training colleges in Zimbabwe

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,635 granted in 2020
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 05/05/2021 - 15/11/2022
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Benefitting country(ies): Zimbabwe

Overview:

During this pilot phase, NATCAZ, in consultation with the relevant stakeholders, will develop a concise curriculum for six primary-school teacher-training institutions. The project has three key objectives: 1) to develop a primary-school course framework on living heritage to be administered in teacher colleges and other institutions of higher learning by the end of 2022; 2) to enhance the capacities of at least 100 trainee ›››


Inventorying oral traditions, expressions, local knowledge and practices of the Korekore of Hurungwe district in Zimbabwe

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 93,243 granted in 2018
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 19/07/2018 - 09/07/2022
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Benefitting country(ies): Zimbabwe

Overview:

The project implemented by Chinhoyi University of Technology, aims at producing a comprehensive inventory of the oral traditions, expressions, local knowledge and practices of the communities of the Hurungwe district in north-western Zimbabwe. Despite the abundance of living heritage in the region, a shortage of resources and skills necessary for the implementation of the 2003 Convention has been noted, and traditional ›››


Community-based inventorying of intangible heritage in urban areas

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 566,000
  • Source:
    • Yong Xin Hua Yun Cultural Industry Investment Co. Ltd
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2021

Benefitting country(ies): Georgia, Jamaica, Jordan, Malaysia, Peru, Zimbabwe

Overview:

Over the past few years, UNESCO has been leading the initiative to develop new strategies for integrating culture and creativity in urban contexts. Together with its partners, UNESCO supports advocacy, builds and disseminates knowledge and develops the necessary evidence base to promote culture-engaged, people-centered urban development models. The project ‘Intangible heritage and creativity for sustainable cities’ aims to promote the rol ›››

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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 (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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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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