Standardization and Harmonization of Cross-border Languages

The aim of the project is to develop, harmonize and standardize cross border languages found in Mozambique and Zimbabwe, which have hitherto been broken up by political boundaries.

The project is funded by The Norwegian Programme for Development, Research and Education (NUFU). Description of the project in the NUFU project database.

An important forerunner to the CROBOL project is the ALLEX project.


Norway: University of Oslo, Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, Unit for Digital Documentation.

Mozambique : Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Centro de Estudos Africanos.

Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe, African Languages Research Institute.

Last update: 2008-05-21 √ėyvind Eide