WikiKsour Algeria is a local edition of the regional project WikiKsour. In Algeria, we can find over than 300 Ksar located in around the country.
WikiKsour is a project that tends, using Wikimedia platforms and tools, to trigger Ksour safeguarding and development, through:
- Providing general information to public, in order to raise awareness and promote tourism in the Ksours.
- Providing technical information to professionals, in order to encourage scientific research about the Ksour and facilitate renovation/rehabilitation projects.
- allow academics free access to the project to continue research and not repeat the same.
- develop a subject for study at university level and other levels of study.
- create partnerships with state and university establishments specializing in earthen buildings.
- create and organize events and competitions specially dedicated to Algerian ksours