• 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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Two workshops on Entrepreneurship for World Heritage held in Ghana and Senegal. Comprehensive reports are included in this post

July 17, 2014

Ghana Entrepreneurship for World Heritage Workshop Report (final submitted by CHDA)Atelier Senegal -Entrepreneuriat sur les sites du patrimoine mondial



AT THE NARA WORKSHOP ON ROBBEN ISLAND

July 9, 2014

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Pictured: Japanese Consul General, Mr Mitsuru Murase, CEO of RIM, Mr Sibongiseni Mkhize, Deputy Minister of the Department of Tourism, Ms Thokozile Xhasa, Director of the AWHF, Dr Webber Ndoro, and Chairman of the AWHF, Mr Sibusiso Xaba



Revue-Trimestrielle-Avril-Juin-2014

July 7, 2014

Read our latest Quarterly review: Revue Trimestrielle Avril – Juin 2014 (French)



AFRICA GATHERS AT ROBBEN ISLAND TO DISCUSS HERITAGE BEST PRACTISES ACCORDING TO THE NARA DOCUMENT – 8 -9 July 2014

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Robben Island Museum in partnership with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), will be hosting a workshop about the NARA Document on Authenticity and its future on the African continent from 8 -9 July 2014. According to Dr Webber Ndoro, Director of the AWHF, “The Nara Document provides a broad, technical framework for authenticity analysis [...]



OPENING CEREMONY OF THE RISK PREPAREDNESS WORKSHOP IN MOZAMBIQUE

July 4, 2014

Workshop on Risk Preparedness Mozambique 2014 (2)

Sua Excelência Armando Artur, Ministro da Cultura and Director of the African Word Heritage Fund, Dr Webber Ndoro at the Opening Ceremony of the workshop on Risk Preparedness for African Speaking countries at Ilha de Mocambique World Heritage Site in Mozambique

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Quarterly Review

Read our latest Quarterly review:
AWHF Quarterly Review April-June 2014 (English)

AWHF Revue Trimestrielle Avril-Juin 2014 (Français)

Annual Report

Read our latest annual report:
AWHF Annual Report April 2013- March 2014

For previous reviews and reports, click here.


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