Documenting historical buildings in Uganda’s cities #EYCH


A training of photographers and researchers on basics and specifics of historic buildings documentation has been finalized. The training was designed to understand the context of historical buildings in the 3 cities and explore photo-documentation tools and pre-test them; and clarify the research agenda.

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The 3rd National Cultural Heritage Awards – 2018

The 3rd National Cultural Heritage Awards – 2018


On 24th May 2018 at Mayor’s Parlour, KCCA Premises, CCFU held the 3rd National Cultural Heritage Awarding ceremony. The Heritage Awards aims at raising awareness about the importance of safeguarding national cultural heritage for future generations.

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Promoting cultural heritage education in universities


The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) has received support (mostly from UNESCO) for a 3-year project. The project aims at raising awareness of the management and academic staff in 4 universities in Uganda on the relevance of intangible cultural heritage in Uganda’s current development context…

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Research: culture and conservation of great apes in Uganda

Research: culture and conservation of great apes in Uganda


This research seeks to answer the following questions: “Are there cultural values, principles and conservation mechanisms practices and indigenous knowledge associated with the conservation of the great apes and their natural environment in existence in Uganda?” …

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2017 Annual Heritage Award winners recognised


Read about the 2017 Heritage Competition for young people and the International Heritage Competition where young people were later awarded prizes for showcasing their heritage through illustrations and short video clips respectively. Ilustrations were used to design the 2017 cultural heritage calendar.

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