• Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad

    The Qal’a of Beni Hammad is a remarkable archaeological site located 36 km to the north-east of the town of M’Sila. This ensemble of preserved ruins, at 1,000 m altitude, is located in a mountainous setting of striking beauty on the southern flank of Djebel Maâdid. The Qal’a of Beni Hammad was founded at the [...]
  • Lake Malawi National Park

    The park, which covers some 94 km2 , is composed of the Cape Maclear peninsula, three other disjunct mainland areas, 12 islands and lake waters that lie within 100 m of the park’s terrestrial components. Total water area is estimated as 7 km2 . Habitat types vary from rocky shorelines to sandy beaches and from wooded hillsides to swamps and [...]
  • Bassari Country

    (Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes) The cultural landscape of Bassari is located in south-eastern Senegal, close to the Mali and Guinean borders, in a hilly territory, formed by the northern foothills of the Fouta Djallon Massif. Two distinct geographic environments feature the region: the alluvial plain and the peneplain to the north and the [...]
  • Kasubi Tombs

    The Kasubi site bears eloquent witness to the living cultural traditions of the Baganda. The spatial organization of the Tombs represents the best extant example of a Baganda palace/architectural ensemble. Built in the finest traditions of Ganda architecture and palace design, it reflects technical achievements developed over many centuries. The built and natural elements of [...]
  • The Island of Meroe

    The Island of Meroe is the heartland of the Kingdom of Kush, a major power in the ancient world from the 8th century BCE to the 4th century CE. Meroe became the principal residence of the rulers, and from the 3rd century BCE onwards it was the site of most royal burials. The property consists [...]

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Training Course – Disaster Risk Management

April 17, 2014

Call for applications International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2014. The total number of participants for ITC 2014 has been increased from 12 -16 participants. This course will be held in Japan from 6 -22 September 2014 For further information and the application forms please visit the following website Call for [...]


April 7, 2014

The African World Heritage Fund has moved to 1258 Lever Road, Headway Hill, Midrand. Contact details for the Administrations Officer are as follows: Telephone 27 (11) 313 3946 and Fax 27 (11) 206 3946 and E-mail tintswalos2@dbsa.org

Convocatória para um atelie organizado pelo Fundo, Escola do Património Africano (EPA) e Centro do Património Mundial da UNESCO sobre a Prevenção de Riscos para o Património Mundial previsto para julho de 2014, em Ilha de Moçambique .

March 27, 2014

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Call for contributions / Appel à contribution

March 3, 2014

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Voir ci-dessous pour les français Call for contributions – Seminar on: “Experiences of World Heritage in Africa” 14-16 October 2014, Rabat, Morocco The Government of the Kingdom of Morocco and the African World Heritage Fund, in partnership with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the UNESCO Cluster Office in Rabat, are pleased to announce an international seminar [...]

Vacancy: Financial Officer for the African World Heritage Fund. Deadline 27/02/2014

February 24, 2014


The African World Heritage Fund, an inter-governmental organistion seeks to employ a suitably qualified Financial Officer. This contract position is vital to the smooth running of this non profit organistion. For further information – http://dbsa.internal.erecruit.co.za/candidateapp/Jobs/View/200214-1/Finance_Officer/?Source=AddThis&ReferringUser=LoggedOutUser

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