Seminar on Culture and Development in East Africa and Workshop on Entrepreneurship Development in Central Africa

Nairobi, Kenya, 21 – 24 March 2005

Organized jointly by UNESCO, the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa and Cultural Engineering, LLC (CE) in co-operation with the Kenyan authorities, these activities took place from 21 to 24 March 2005.

The four-day seminar consisted of plenary sessions, small working groups, site visits and individual consultations. It was conducted in English by local and international experts for government representatives invited East African countries.

Its objective was to review the state of the field of culture and development in East Africa and to build new knowledge on both the importance and the use of appropriate managerial tools to monitor the use of cultural resources in development.

The workshop was organized for 10 francophone cultural entrepreneurs from Central Africa with the aim to support the design and testing of innovative approaches, systems and tools for cultural entrepreneurship development and cultural enterprise service improvement.