Reading Colombia

Ministry of Culture, Vice-ministry of Creativity and Orange Economy
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Reading Colombia, "a selection of contemporary Colombian authors", is a strategy developed by the Cultural Entrepreneurship Group of the Ministry of Culture, in association with the National Library of Colombia and the Colombian Book Chamber. Since 2018, it seeks to strengthen the publishing sector and distribute works by national authors in the international market, by selling to foreign publishers rights for printing and translation.

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

Translation, printing and marketing of 20 works by national authors in the following countries: Brazil, Italy, Canada, Albania, Denmark, Scotland, Egypt, Turkey and the United States.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 


Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partner
Colombian Book Chamber
National Library of Colombia
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: