The Sahara of Cultures and Peoples


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In the context of combatting poverty (Millenium Development Goals), the objective of the project "The Sahara of Cultures and Peoples is to assist the member states of the Sahara in the elaboration and implementation, especially by lessons learned from field pilot projects, of strategies for sustainable development and the fight against poverty, based on the protection and enhancement of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage and Natural Heritage. Read more...

Projects

Roads of the Ksour - UNESCO / UNDP
The pilot project "The Ksour Route" is part of the 2003-2004 action plan of the UNESCO intersectoral project "The Sahara of Cultures and Peoples", adopted at the Ghardaïa International Workshop (Algeria, 19-21 April 2003). More...

Atelier de formation et de sensibilisation - UNESCO
« Le tourisme culturel et son rôle dans la lutte contre la pauvreté » More...

The Imzad Hearers - Amitié Franco-Touarègue / Croq'Nature / ADDS
This project involves creating a cultural tourism circuit, training girls to play the traditional musical instrument known as the Imzad, and promoting the Tuareg intangible oral heritage as a type of local development. More...

Save the Imzad - UNESCO
The main aim of the « Save the Imzad » Association is to contribute to safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of the Hoggar by campaigning for the preservation of the authenticity of the imzad as a form of cultural and personal expression. More...

Essayoutti heritage house in Timbuktu - UNESCO
The present restoration project for the Essayoutti heritage house in Timbuktu is part of the city’s global programme for the eradication of poverty by means of activities for the conservation and preservation of the Sahara’s cultural and natural heritage. More...

Cultural and Tourist Development of Drâa Valley - UNESCO
This project is part of the transversal programme “The Sahara of Cultures and Peoples”. It is intended to make an analysis of the present state of traditional songs and dances in the Drâa Valley so as to protect, promote and integrate them more satisfactorily into tourist activities, thereby improving the standard of living of the concerned local populations. More...

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SaharaS1.jpgThe Sahara of cultures and men More...

Affiche35.gifTowards a strategy for the sustainable development of tourism in the sahara More...

Ph7.gifCultural and Tourist Development of Drâa Valley More...

tombouctous.gifEssayoutti heritage house in Timbuktu More...

ksour35.gifRoads of the Ksour More...

joueuse_imzad_s copie.gifSave the Imzad More...

logocroqnatureS.gifThe Imzad Hearers More...

sahara.jpgSaharan Meetings More...