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State of Conservation (SOC)

Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata

Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
  Mauritania
Date of Inscription: 1996
Nomination records (Year): 1995
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iii)(iv)(v)
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Threats*
  • Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system
  • Deliberate destruction of heritage
  • Desertification
  • Financial resources
  • Housing
  • Human resources
  • Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
  • Management systems/ management plan


* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.