Project ID 536UGA4001

The Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi World Heritage property was added to the List of World Heritage in Danger in 2010 following a devastating fire at the Muzibu-Azaala-Mpanga, which housed the four tombs of the Buganda Kings and is considered an architectural masterpiece. This Japanese Funds-in-Trust project is offering Emergency Assistance to the State Party of Uganda and accompany them in rehabilitating the property in view of its removal from the List of World Heritage in Danger.

  • On-going

USD 650,000

Total Project Budget

USD 629,096

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2013.03.04
End Date 2022.12.03

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Culture Japan 650,000 629,096

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT1 - Member States capacities strengthened to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%
  • Youth | 10%
  • Priority Africa | 100%