La redazione del Master Plan di Bamiyan tra cooperazione e politica

Author/s Mirella Loda, Mario Tartaglia
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2020/2 Language English
Pages 21 P. 29-49 File size 772 KB
DOI 10.3280/RGI2020-002002
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The article presents a research-action experience acquired during the preparation of the Strategic Master Plan of Bamiyan (Afghanistan), within the framework of a cooperation project between Florence University and the Afghan Ministry of Urban Development. First, the text shows the key role played by geographic skills in creating the preliminary knowledge on the local context. Moreover, by focusing on two especially sensitive issues - the safeguarding of the cultural heritage and the construction of a bypass across the valley - it also bears witness to the potential political capacity of cooperative action as well as to the public value of geographical knowledge.

Keywords: Urban development, cultural heritage, Afghanistan

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Mirella Loda, Mario Tartaglia, Developing the Bamiyan Master Plan between cooperation and politics in "RIVISTA GEOGRAFICA ITALIANA" 2/2020, pp 29-49, DOI: 10.3280/RGI2020-002002