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Research & Education

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The Research and Education Program focuses on the enhancement and development of Belize’s cultural and archaeological resources through: excavations, exploration, research, public education and the development of visitor’s centers and museological exhibits.

Specific objectives:

  • Utilize archaeological reserves as education centers.
  • Develop and implement management strategies that will ensure that research, education, cultural awareness and history are integrated into the IA activities.
  • Evaluation of research application requests, granting of research permits, monitoring and enforcement of the IA’s policies regarding archaeological research.
  • Foster national and international collaborative research programs. Management of the National Collections of Antiquities.


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