Empowering African youth to harness the potential of the music sector

The project aims to structure the African music industry as a functioning and viable sector through the provision of cultural management courses, internship programmes and work placements for young music professionals in Cameroon, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and the United Republic of Tanzania. Main activities include: organizing the internship programmes in partnership with various organizations across Africa that are experienced in the African music sector; carrying out cultural management courses as well as strengthening the participants’ theoretical and practical knowledge of the African music market.
Project manager:
Silja Fisher
Secretary General
Beneficiary countries:
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Malawi
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Kenya
  • Mozambique
  • Congo
  • Cameroon
Funds allocated:
US $ 98.756,00
Project implementation period:
March, 2015 to December, 2016