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Emergency consolidation and Restoration of Monuments in Herat and Jam, Phase I and II

The project aims at the emergency consolidation, conservation and restoration of the Minaret of Jam and The Fifth Minaret in Herat.

Expected results:

  • Consolidated and rehabilitated Minaret of Jam and Fifth Minaret in Herat
  • Increased national capacity in the conservation of cultural heritage
  • Income generated and training provided for Afghans of various backgrounds, in particular craftsmen and workers
  • Improvement of living conditions for local communities
  • General positive impact on the economic situation of the country

Donor: Government of Italy
Associated Organization(s): Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture

Strategic objectives
  • Credibility
  • Conservation
  • Capacity Building