Ghagha Island is located to the east of the Qatar arch on the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula; the island is the westernmost of the Abu Dhabi islands, which stretch along the coast of Arabian Peninsula.
The vision for this assignment is to provide a comprehensive strategy for the long-term conservation and management of Ghagha Island as a cultural landscape and implement immediate conservation and protective measures for the cultural resources of the Island.
The main objectives of the assignment are to:
- Document and understand the individual cultural resources of the island as a cultural landscape;
- Establish a Site Management Plan for the Ghagha Island, that incorporates the policies and strategies for the protection, conservation, management and presentation of the island as a cultural landscape and for the individual components;
- Implement the policies and strategies through a Heritage Master Plan for the Island, design and implement a pilot restoration project for one representative unit of the 1990s houses;
- Design the immediate protection and conservation measures for the individual components of the island.