In 1998, AFRICA 2009 was introduced at a regional meeting of African cultural heritage professionals held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. This programme is a joint effort of Africa cultural heritage organizations, ICCROM, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, and CRATerre-EAG. It is rooted in the notion that the problems facing conservation in Africa must be addressed not only through technical solutions, but also through better taking into account the relationship between the immovable heritage and its relevant communities and overall environment. On this site, you will find information about the activities, projects etc. of Africa 2009. Furthermore, there is a database with many documents about the topic.
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