Cultural enterprises and Creative Industries

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

To harness the potentials of cultural industries and creative services for increased economic impact.


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

The Nigerian cultural and creative industries, especially in the areas of the visual and performing arts, craft, fashion design, film making and video production have grown steadily.  Undertake an assessment of Nigeria’s craft industry  and develop mechanism for strengthening craftsmanship, productivity and enterprise opportunities; Promote teaching of arts and crafts and the performing arts at all levels of the educational system; Encourage the patronage of made-in-Nigeria textiles and designs at local and international levels; Establish strategic arts and crafts markets at the Federal, State and Local Government levels; Enforce laws protecting intellectual property rights

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The promotion of Nigeria's Cultural Heritage and the economic development

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Statutory budgetary allocation

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