National Cultural Policy of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia
The main objectives of the policy is to enable the cultural assets and heritage of Ethiopia’s nation, nationalities and peoples to play a key role in creating one economic and social polity through their preservation, development and use as inputs in all development sectors. The policy document firmly pledges to protect and promote culture and heritage, to improve infrastructural development of cultural institutions, to ensure human resource development, and ease financial and regulatory shortcomings (this policy was ratified at the end of 2015).
The main objectives of the policy are to protect and promote culture and heritage, to improve infrastructural development of cultural institutions, to ensure human resource development, and ease financial and regulatory shortcomings
Along with the endeavor for the promotion and protection of cultural expressions, heritages and values, the expected results of the Policy to the gorwth of cultural economy are :
With respect to Profession/occupation: increased number and variety of occupations.
With respect to Professionalism: developed professional and creative skills of current and future professionals.
And with respect ot Institutions: improved quality and increased number of institutions .
In all so doing, the results expected are highly interconnected with and interweaved into the poverty eradication and human development programs.
The policy was ratified on December 2015, therefore, it is not realistic to state the financial resources allocated to its implementation by the various cultural agencies.