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  1. Culture For, and As Part of, Development

    A nation’s cultural heritage is part and parcel of understanding a country and its people, according to Webber Ndoro Director of the African World Heritage Fund, who believes many development projects have suffered from lack of cultural awareness and understanding.
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  2. Giving a Voice to the Voiceless in Zanzibar

    Fatm Said and her five children were forced from their home in Zanzibar at knife point. The man wielding the blade wasn’t a thief or local hoodlum but her husband wanting what he said was rightfully his – the house. And the local laws supported him.
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  3. HiQSTEP - High Quality Studies to Support activities under the Eastern Partnership

    Overall Project Objective: Advance the development and the objectives of the Eastern Partnership countries in various areas in view of a closer cooperation of these countries with the EU and among the countries themselves. Project Purpose: Produce high quality studies on specific subjects as...
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    Completed project owned by PKM 12 January 2015
  4. Investing in Culture to Support Growth and Development

    The European Commission supports a variety of cultural projects as it believes that investment in the arts, whether cinema, theatre, visual art, music or dance, can contribute positively to achieving economic and social development objectives.
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  5. Rethinking Support to Local Governance

    To strengthen local governments across Africa, donors would be advised to spend more time and resources in researching and understanding local systems, according to Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi a key expert from the region. Mr Mbassi, from Cameroon, is a well known expert in decentralisation and has...
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  6. A major EU-funded porgramme launched in Algeria: Cultural heritage is a key contributor to economic and human development

    A major cooperation programme to support the preservation of cultural heritage in Algeria has been launched. The programme is considered the biggest EU-funded project in this domain in the region. Med Culture 's official website is now online! Discover a wide set of databases, resources, news, info...
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