U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Archeological Inventory Project Opens in Bamako

On January 6, Ambassador Dennis Hankins and Mali’s Ministry of Culture’s National Directorate of Cultural Patrimony (DNCP) launched a week-long technical training for 35 Malian archeologists and specialized technicians. The training began the first stage of a program that will create the first ever “Inventory of Mali’s Archeological Heritage” and will document location sites for …

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U.S. and Mali Launch New Cultural Preservation Project to Inventory Mali’s Rich Cultural Heritage Sites

 Embassy of the United States in Mali Press Release Bamako, Mali, September 05, 2019 U.S Ambassador Dennis B. Hankins and Mali’s Minister of Culture N’Diaye Ramatoulaye Diallo launched a new U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) project in Mali at a ceremony at the National Museum in Bamako on September 5. This U.S.-funded grant, …

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U.S. Embassy Bamako’s visit to Islamic Institute Kola in Bamako

21 February 2019 — The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs team visited Islamic institute Kola in Bamako, where they met with teachers including Imam Salif Gaba and elementary school students aged 6-12.   The school located in Kabala neighborhood provides Arabic language instruction to 415 schoolchildren aged 6-16 in first through ninth grade.  The Embassy donated 46 …

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Ambassador Folmsbee Opens USAID Education Emergency Support Activity

Ambassador Folmsbee visited the city of Ségou (Balanzans City) and met the governor of the region.  He and the Minister of Education Barthelemy Togo launched a nine billion FCFA USAID / EESA (Education Emergency Support Activity) project to support education in emergency situations.  This project provides equitable access to education services for children affected by …

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