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Zanzibar: The HUL Approach Explored

  • Muhammad Juma
  • Michael Turner
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Part of the Creativity, Heritage and the City book series (CHC, volume 2)

Abstract

The Stone Town of Zanzibar has been a major case study for the development of the HUL recommendation providing a continuous interaction since 2009 when the drafting group met to validate the approach in the African context. The threats identified in the State of Conservation reporting and accompanying missions have required new approaches to resolving these issues. Together with support from outside funding and academic institutions, the wider context of cultural heritage inscription has been developed and integrated into the planning processes of the island. However, the integrated long-term planning approach changes have not been matched by the level of management needed to address short-term local development projects in a climate of urban poverty and unemployment. This paper traces the steps of these interactions and evaluates the effectiveness of the various stakeholders identified in the Historic Urban Landscape approach in achieving the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals and New Urban Agenda.

Keywords

World heritage Historic urban landscape Zanzibar Ng’ambo Urban heritage Integrative development strategy Sustainable development goals New urban agenda 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Juma
    • 1
  • Michael Turner
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Urban and Rural planningZanzibarTanzania
  2. 2.Bezalel Academy of Arts and DesignJerusalemIsrael

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