Cultural aspects are fundamental for the understanding of social groups and for the definition of strategies that underpin institutional action. Currently, intangible heritage has been considered as a tool to achieve sustainable development, since it enables communities and groups to use their traditional knowledge to benefit the preservation of natural resources.
In this vein, Unesco implemented in 2003 the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute (IPHAN) created the National Intangible Heritage Program in 2001, with the intent to safeguard these assets as a way to guarantee the maintenance of cultural diversity.
Expressão Socioambiental and its staff hold experience in the elaboration of participatory processes intended to raise data and also in the construction of inventories of immaterial heritage.
Elaboration of cultural heritage inventories;
Courses on cultural management and heritage;
Advisory in the elaboration and registration of processes of heritage protection;
Advisory to public bodies in charge of cultural management.