Cultural and Natural Sites

Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote  Nigerian Museums,Natural sites and Monuments;

To Harness the tourism potentials for economic development

Scope of the measure:
Local, National, International
Nature of the measure:
legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heriatage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  as the tool of  sustainingTangible Cultural Heriatage of Nigeria.

Economic development through revenues from the Culture and Tourism sector

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Statutory budgetary allocation

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)