How to conserve habitat and grow economy — By Azim Lakhani on Nation co. Kenya

In demonstrating solidarity with the government’s sponsorship of the international Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) hosted an exhibition of Prince Hussain Aga Khan’s marine photographs entitled Fragile Beauty. Guests admire Prince Hussain Aga Khan’s marine photographs at Chatter Hall in Nairobi on November 26, 2018. The exhibition sought to promote…

Lahore, Pakistan: Master Conservation Plan of Walled City presented before Heritage Conservation Board — By Shahab Omer on Daily Times com

LAHORE: The Master Conservation Plan of the Walled City of Lahore prepared by Aga Khan Trust for Culture Service Pakistan (AKCSP) and Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) was presented before the Heritage Conservation Board (HCB) on Thursday. This was the fifth meeting of WCLA’s Heritage Conservation Board since 2012, when the WCLA was established…

National Park Conservation -Reflections on the fourth Journalist Exposure Visit to Ayubia Naitonal Park, Doonga Gali — Heinrich Boell Stiftung, Pakistan

National Park Conservation On the 30th July 2016, Heinrich Boell Stiftung, Pakistan took fourteen journalists from print and electronic media to the Ayubia National Park in Doonga Gali. The Park was declared National Park in 1984. It is located within the Western Himalayas, which is globally recognized as an important ecological area. It is situated…

Restoration of monuments after consulting professional agencies: D.C. — Hindu com India

“Restoration of medieval era monuments will be taken up in consultation with professional art restoring agencies,” P.C. Jaffer, Deputy Commissioner, said in Bidar on Thursday. (…) Ratish Nanda of the Aga Khan foundation urged the government to take up conservation works with community participation.There could be no conservation without addressing social and economicissues.   Conservation…

Aga Khan Development Network org Press Release: Revitalisation to Begin on Quli Qutb Shah Archaeological Park in Hyderabad, India

Hyderabad, India, 10 January 2013 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a ten-year, integrated conservation and landscape restoration project at the Quli Qutb Shah Tomb complex in Hyderabad was signed today by the Andhra Pradesh State Department of Archaeology and Museums, the Quli Qutb Shah Urban Development Authority and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture…

Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme New Special Collection – ArchNet Org

ArchNet is pleased to announce the creation of a new Digital Library Special Collection dedicated to the projects of the Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme. Through the efforts of the Aga Khan Program Documentation Center at MIT in collaboration with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 95 sites located in 10 countries were documented with…

UNESCO holds the first International Colloquium on the Conservation of World Heritage Earthen Architecture

A session of the colloquium © UNESCO / K. Monteil Within framework of the World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP), an international colloquium on the conservation of earthen architecture was organized at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, in partnership with CRAterre-ENSAG, on 17 and 18 December 2012. This conference, which brought together 240 participants, including experts,…

Conservation Architect and Educator Abdul Waseh Najimi — ArchNet org news and video links on Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s conservation architect in Kabul

Kabul: A City at Work Interviews Conservation Architect and Educator Abdul Waseh Najimi ***** Kabul: A City at Work Interviews Conservation Architect and Educator Abdul Waseh Najimi Abdul Waseh Najimi, a conservation architect at the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Afghanistan, was interviewed by Kabul: A City at Work. In the interview, the architect…