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

Geographical focus
Asia and the Pacific

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