Global Project Culture and Creative Industries in six pilot countries in Africa and the Near East (Senegal, Kenya, South Africa; Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq), 2018 to 2020

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Goethe-Institut e.V.
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Enabling better use of the economic and developmental potential of culture the and creative industries in six pilot countries in Africa and the Middle Ease

Target groups:
Cultural and creative industries in the six project countries - Senegal, Kenya, South Africa, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq

Expected results:
Promoting culture and the creative industries as an economic factor (jobs, income) in Senegal, Kenya, South Africa and Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq: e.g. support for creative businesses in the form of business advice; piloting innovative approaches such as crowdfunding and export promotion in the creative sector; supporting and strengthening interest groups and networks in the creative sector; improving framework conditions, particularly in the field of rights management

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

As of April 2020: approx. 100 measures implemented in training and networking, benefitting up to 9000 people directly and up to 25,000 people indirectly; priority areas identified in music, fashion/design, film/animation and creative entrepreneurship in the six project countries in Africa and the Near East (cf. Section 3.2.1.)

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

EU8 million (2018-2020)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)