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The Catherine Acholonu Research Center

A research centre dedicated to study of African Culture

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Archaeological Projects

If archaeological sites cannot be avoided or protected safely within the scope of development or construction, or for documentation of history, excavation is a method of preservation. The CARC team offers strategy and methodology that documents a site as appropriately as possible whilst balancing commercial considerations.

Restoration Projects

Input in all stages of planning and execution of preservation and restoration of heritage and historical structures can be provided by the CARC unit. Our services cover on and offshore developments and are designed to assess and mitigate risks of these sites.Restoration and Conservation are key processes that the CARC team specializes in.

Arts and Culture Research Projects

We undertake consultancy of projects, turnkey, which involve the setting up of research, archival, preservation laboratories or development facilities. From pre-planning surveys and site investigations, right through to mitigation excavations are all part of projects, the CARC team undertakes.

Training and Outreach

Skill Development modules curated as offshoots of research in domains are not limited to management houses but are distilled to reach school classrooms and the arms of the government to lay the foundation of tomorrow, today. With our outreach partners, we are making valuable inroads into the education sector.


Are you in need of a documentary, mini-documentary or short film to tell your story? Turn key documentary projects are taken up by the CARC team.

Content Curation

Design, Upgrade, Content Monitoring, Quality Improvement, Process Engineering, Technical writings, White paper formulation and Presentation Research Case Studies, Surveys and Polls, Learning Evaluations and Outcomes

CARC is a centre dedicated to the research, protection and expression of the tangible and intangible cultural heritage within the context of cultures of Sub- Saharan Africa and the world as a whole.

Our Ongoing Projects

Our Books and other Publications

Publications by CARC over the years

About US

The Catherine Acholonu Research Center and Foundation was created by two passionate researchers, Professor Catherine Acholonu and Dr. Ajay Prabhakar, who believed in the dream of an African Renaissance, a center which would revolutionize the way the world looks at research and innovation. Today, the centre takes up research and related activities in various fields to advance its initial vision of human betterment.

Our Inspiration

The beacons of inspiration of our organization


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