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Cultural Policies in Africa : Which strategies for a concerted development? 2006/04/21

A round table about African countries strategies on culture gathered in Brussels, Belgium, on April 21, the Observatory for Cultural Policies in Africa (OCPA) and its partners, among which, the African Union (AU), UNESCO, the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) and the Bantu Civilization International Center (CICIBA), as well as the Danish Cooperation, Ford foundation and the Maputo African Heritage School (Mozambique).

According to OCPA, «culture industries can create an important prosperity in Africa that can further be reinvested in the continent's socio-economic development », underlines on that occasion its Executive Director, Mr. Lupwishi Mbuyamba. As a consequence, with the support of UNESCO, Ford foundation and AU, the OCPA ambitions to contribute towards the design and implementation of cultural strategies in Africa .

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