Cultural Domains:
Funds Allocated:
US$ 54 522.00
Beneficiary countries:
Applicant:
Ministry of Tourism, Heritage and Creative Industries
Start date
Mar 2014
End date
Mar 2015

About the project:

The project aims to position Saint Lucia as a culturally dynamic and economically innovative location through the development of a national cultural industries’ map which can effectively guide policy development.


The Ministry of Tourism, Heritage and Creative Industries is a public institution committed to the development of a dynamic cultural industry that achieves sustainable economic, environmental and socio-cultural growth.

Expected results:

  • Saint Lucia’s cultural industries are mapped and analyzed to inform the development of policies in the field of cultural industries.
  • Young creators and cultural entrepreneurs are trained and coached to develop their careers.
  • Public awareness about the importance of Saint Lucia’s cultural industries is raised.

Measuring the social and economic contribution of the cultural industries in Saint Lucia

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Project implementation period: 
2014 to 2015
About the project: 

The project aims to position Saint Lucia as a culturally dynamic and economically innovative location through the development of a national cultural industries’ map which can effectively guide policy development.


The Ministry of Tourism, Heritage and Creative Industries is a public institution committed to the development of a dynamic cultural industry that achieves sustainable economic, environmental and socio-cultural growth.

Beneficiary countries: 
Saint Lucia
Country of applicant: 
Saint Lucia
Funds allocated (in USD): 
USD54522.00
Sections: 
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Expected results:
Short Description: 
  • Saint Lucia’s cultural industries are mapped and analyzed to inform the development of policies in the field of cultural industries.
  • Young creators and cultural entrepreneurs are trained and coached to develop their careers.
  • Public awareness about the importance of Saint Lucia’s cultural industries is raised.
Position: 
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Main activities:
Short Description: 
  • Completing a mapping exercise to measure the island’s cultural industries’ economic activity and identifying its key players.
  • Conducting consultation meetings to determine the needs and challenges faced by cultural practitioners in the island.
  • Developing and implementing training and mentoring programmes for creators and cultural practitioners.
  • Conducting a media campaign communicating the results of the mapping exercise and giving visibility to the islands key cultural industries and players. 
Position: 
Bottom Right
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How does this project contribute to the implementation of the 2005 Convention?
Short Description: 
  • Contributes to the introduction of better informed cultural policies to promote the cultural industries in Saint Lucia – both the development of a comprehensive map of Saint Lucia’s cultural industries and key players and the communication campaign are instrumental in ensuring effective policy interventions to develop a competitive and dynamic local creative industries sector.
  • Promotes information sharing and transparency – the publication and dissemination of the results of the mapping exercise among the island’s creative community is key in revealing important information about the economic structure and dynamics of the cultural industries in Saint Lucia.
Position: 
Bottom Left
Organization: 
Ministry of Tourism, Heritage and Creative Industries
Family name: 
Williams
Given name: 
Donovan
Position: 
Permanent Secretary
Year of application: 
2013
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