AA project

Africa Accessioned Project


The Africa Accessioned project was initiated by the International Committee of Museums of Ethnography (ICME) which is working in partnership with the Southern African Development Community Heritage Association (SADCHA).

The Africa Accessioned project was launched to coincide with International Museum Day 2014 – ‘Museum Collections Make Connections’. The project aims to identify ethnographic collections in four different European countries that have links to four southern African countries. 

The project  looks at possible connections between collections in the African countries and museums and communities in Europe – for example, the David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre, Scotland might make links with the Livingstone Museum in Zambia. The four African countries are covered are: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the four European countries are: Britain, Finland, Germany and Sweden. 

Interesting project outcomes are available following the links bellow:



If you would like to know more about the project please contact Dr. Jeremy Silvester from ICOM Namibia for more information.