The paper presents the experience achieved in the Horn of Africa thanks to the joint Eritrean-Italian archaeological project in the ancient area of Adulis, started in 2011. A first objective is the protection and management of the site with the creation of the National Archaeological and Natural Park of Adulis. The preservation of the cultural and natural heritage is linked to the study and enhancement of the traditional technological heritage, in order not only to contribute tolocal development, but also to increase awareness about mutual interdependency with regard to the worldwide challenges of drought, soil depletion and sustainable development.

Past landscapes to shape future societies: research in the Horn of Africa

S. Bortolotto;N. Cattaneo;S. Massa
2019-01-01

Abstract

The paper presents the experience achieved in the Horn of Africa thanks to the joint Eritrean-Italian archaeological project in the ancient area of Adulis, started in 2011. A first objective is the protection and management of the site with the creation of the National Archaeological and Natural Park of Adulis. The preservation of the cultural and natural heritage is linked to the study and enhancement of the traditional technological heritage, in order not only to contribute tolocal development, but also to increase awareness about mutual interdependency with regard to the worldwide challenges of drought, soil depletion and sustainable development.
Archaeology, intangible heritage, natural heritage, cultural heritage, preservation
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