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Since 2010, the International Fund for Diversity has invested around US$ 5,8 million in funding for 84 projects in 49 developing countries. To find more information about the projects, use the drop down menus below or take a look at the statistics on IFCD funded projects.

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Argentina

Vocational training to reinforce employment in the performing arts
  About the project The project, conducted by the Fundacion Teatro Argentino de la Plata, aims to create a performing arts and technical training school aimed at unemployed adults and youth in Argentina. Regional scholarships will be provided. The Institute of Culture of the Province of Read more
Film festival for young talents
  About the project The Fundación Kine, Cultural y Educativa will organize the 8th edition of the Festival Iberoamericano de Cortos Imágenes Jóvenes en la Diversidad Cultural, a short film festival showcasing audiovisual productions by children and young people (ages 5 to 25) from diverse Read more

Bangladesh

Ministerial meeting to encourage ratification in the Asia Pacific region
About the project The project aims to encourage follow-up events to be organised in other neighbor countries to continue the promotion and awareness-raising initiative of the convention. To do so, the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (National Academy of Fine & Performing Arts) of the Ministry Read more

Barbados

Promoting Caribbean Music to North American Markets
  About the project Send five to eight local music professionals from Barbados to perform at the 2013 NACA Convention in Nashville. Participation to this event will enable selected artists to reach young American audiences and secure longer term opportunities in the North American music Read more

Benin

Developing new business models for the music industry
  About the project The project “Proximus Rezo” aims to reinforce the national capacities of the recording industry in Benin by establishing a local distribution and sales network, and it is organized by World Rhythm Productions. By developing a more sustainable business model Read more

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mapping the film industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  About the project The aim of this project is to map the film industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina to develop an Action Plan. It will be used to highlight the economic potential of the film industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This will in turn shape cultural policy reform and foster economic Read more

Brazil

Indigenous filmmakers producing children's programming
  About the project The project aims to provide training to indigenous filmmakers with a focus on producing children's programming and introduction of this culturally diverse content in classrooms across Brazil.   About the organization Video nas Aldeias (VnA), is an NGO Read more
Indigenous E-books – Cultural Entrepreneurship, Indigenous Creators and Digital Culture in Brazil
About the project The project aims at empowering indigenous creators from different communities in Brazil by promoting their participation in the digital publishing sector. About the organization Thydêwá is a Brazilian NGO committed to the promotion of indigenous rights and a culture of peace Read more

Burkina Faso

Promoting the role of culture in national development
  About the project The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Communication aims to design and carry out a national study on the contribution of the cultural sector to the social and economic development of Burkina-Faso. The resulting statistics and findings will guide the work of national Read more
A festival to support new theatre projects
About the project The ‘Compagnie Falinga’ will organize the 7th edition of the “Récréâtrales”, an annual international theatre festival gathering fifteen African countries. The festival provides a space for  creation, exchange, training, and promotion of written works Read more
Decentralization and cultural policies: a new model of governance for culture in Burkina Faso
About the project The project aims at strengthening cultural development at the local level through the formulation and implementation of cultural policies and programs and capacity-building. About the organization The Directorate of Studies and Planning of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Read more

Cambodia

Young artists building Cambodia's future cultural industries
  About the project The project aims at creating, training and supporting an association of young Khmer professional artists in Siem Reap as a means to ensure the viability of future generations of cultural industry professionals in Cambodia.   About the organization Established in Read more
Building a sustainable performing arts industry in Cambodia
About the project: The project aims to bolster the diversity and vitality of the performing arts industry in Cambodia through capacity-building interventions. About the organization: Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS) is a non-governmental organization committed to providing a nurturing and creative Read more

Cameroon

A databank of African audiovisual productions
About the project The project, implemented by the Association pour la Promotion de l’Audiovisuel et du Spectacle (APPAS), aims to create a data bank of African audiovisual and film productions (‘BIMAC’). The works will be selected from all over the continent and made available Read more
A new paradigm for local development strategies in Cameroon
About the project The project aims to place culture at the heart of local development processes in Cameroon by raising awareness of the potential of cultural industries for social and economic development. Representatives of local councils and cultural operators will be trained on Read more
Offering opportunities to women with disabilities
About the project The project aims to provide professional training in design, arts and crafts for young women with disabilities in the city of Yaoundé and to raise awareness of the socio-economic value of the local arts and crafts sector. These main objectives are interdependent and Read more
Empowering African youth to harness the potential of the music sector
About the project: 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 Read more

Chad

Professionalizing performing artists
  About the project The project conducted by the International Theater Institute aims to carry out training activities for theater professionals in Chad. The project is expected to foster new initiatives and reinforce the country’s performing arts capabilities and the theater industry Read more
“Emerging Youth”: Strengthening sub-regional cooperation and promoting young talents in the African music sector
About the project: The project aims at empowering Chadian youth through reinforcing their creative and technical skills and at promoting cooperation among young talents from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Gabon through network-building Read more

Congo

Training Congolese artists in ICTs
  About the project The project aims to reinforce the Poto-Poto Painting School by training artists in new information and communication technologies. The project is expected to promote these artists and their work and contribute to the professionalization of their activities, reinforcing Read more
Empowering African youth to harness the potential of the music sector
About the project: 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 Read more

Côte d'Ivoire

Developing the cultural potential of Yopougon
  About the project The Sociocultural and Human Promotion Department of the Yopougon Town Hall aims to design an action strategy to develop and reinforce the cultural potential of the community, defining the actions to be taken by local authorities in this regard in the medium and long-term Read more
Creating a cultural industry around balafons in Côte d’Ivoire
About the project The project aims to promote the creation of a balafon cultural industry in Côte d’Ivoire through the strengthening of professional skills linked to this popular musical instrument. By offering training programmes on the design, fabrication, performance and Read more
Empowering African youth to harness the potential of the music sector
About the project: 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 Read more

Croatia

Promoting a culture of reading in Croatia
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