The Ark Re-imagined - Phase 3: Revitalize the Watercraft Heritage along the Tigris- Euphrates Watershed

Tigris and Euphrates watershed, Iraq

Amount $ 262 870

Years 2021 - 2022

Operator Safina Projects CIC, in cooperation with the University of Baghdad

Type of grant Call for projects

Rashad Salim
Rashad Salim

Communities from the Tigris and Euphrates watershed hold a rich vernacular material culture and important traditional ecological knowledge. The operator will work with the local population and organizations to secure the transmission of traditional crafts, such as boatbuilding, and to create economically sustainable activities that capitalize on this heritage.