Safeguarding the Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

Shahrak District, Ghur Province, Afghanistan

Amount 1.9 M $

Years 2020 - 2022

Operator UNESCO

Type of grant Call for projects


The minaret and archeological remains of Jam (12th-13th century CE) was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 2002. The goals for this project are to establish a detailed conservation plan for the site, install a monitoring system, and undertake works on the roof of the Minaret and the inner wooden staircase. The project also includes a mentoring component for local professionals through the direct involvement of relevant Afghan authorities and universities.