Explore Cultural Heritage 4 Inclusive Growth (CH4IG) projects in Southeast Asia
These projects are some of the many grassroots initiatives taking place in the region. Rajasthan Kabir Yatra Rajasthan Kabir Yatra
Heritage can be instrumental in enhancing social inclusion, developing intercultural dialogue and shaping the identity of a territory
Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth (CH4IG) seeks to pioneer new ways for communities to actively share and protect their heritage while creating inclusive and sustainable growth.
The 2030 Agenda adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 integrates, for the first time, the role of culture in sustainable development, through cultural heritage and creativity. This was further explored in a 2018 report published by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) in partnership with the British Council. Heritage for Inclusive Growth advocates for a systemic approach to bringing together heritage and economic development with a range of inclusive social, economic and environmental outcomes.
According to the report, the heritage sector has a key role to play in driving growth, supporting local communities and addressing social, economic and environmental inequalities, while also recognizing the cultural, symbolic and emotional factors that shape the identities and experiences of individuals, communities and places.
The final workshop focused on two themes: the regeneration of arts and crafts, and environmental sustainability. The workshop aimed to foster the protection, support, and encouragement of traditional artistic practices, promoting the preservation of traditional knowledge and production methods as sources of social capital and economic opportunities for local...
36 Projects received from 10 Countries