Engaging Private Sector Support: A Comparative Study of Samoa, California, and Levuka, Fiji

Takano, Gerald T. (2008) Engaging Private Sector Support: A Comparative Study of Samoa, California, and Levuka, Fiji. In: 16th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium: ‘Finding the spirit of place – between the tangible and the intangible’, 29 sept – 4 oct 2008, Quebec, Canada. [Conference or Workshop Item]


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This paper focuses on financial and other concerns necessary to achieve conservation and revitalization in the communities of Samoa, California and Levuka, Fiji. Governmental measures, without financial resources, are often inadequate to protect the intangible spirit of a place. The private sector, coupled with support from the public and other stakeholders, must be engaged to attract revenues for preservation. Unlike individual building or structures, the survival of historic towns with multiple contributing resources requires new strategies and realistic objectives

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Takano, Gerald T.
Languages: English
Keywords: private sector; financing; conservation; rehabilitation; historic towns
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 09. Social and economic aspects of conservation
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 12. Historic towns and villages
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Samoa, California, USA; Levuka, Fiji
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2008, 16th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2010 16:30
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2011 19:12
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URI: https://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/106

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