Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

Cultural industries offer infinite possibilities for employment and economic development

Empowerment, self sustenance and sense of belonging



Scope of the measure:
Local, National, International
Nature of the measure:
legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Economic empowerment of the less priviledged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Statutory Budgetary Allocation

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)