Rescuing Ibo Island's Historic Architectural Heritage from the Impact of Jihadist Terrorism

Ibo Island, Mozambique

Amount $ 160 000

Years 2022

Operator Archi.Media Trust Onlus

Type of grant Call for projects

The historic area of Vila do Ibo provides many examples of local Swahili, Portuguese, Indian and Arab architectural  influences. Since 2017, terrorist attacks have occurred in Northern Mozambique and Vila do Ibo. The project will carry out the documentation and conservation assessment of the historic area of Vila do Ibo, prepare a conservation plan,  and implement the most urgent emergency measures while providing on-the-job training to local professionals.