Today, Mali is experiencing an unprecedented crisis and cultural actors have not been on the sidelines of this great change in progress. More than ever, it is urgent to produce artistic and cultural thoughts likely to change practices and behaviors that threaten the cultural intelligence of our society. See more in KYA Networks second issue of its cultural Magazine.

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Given the continued shortage of finance for the cultural sector and the relatively small number of organisations that provide funding in terms of subsidies, Strømme and DOEN fond it worthwhile to research the possibilities of a more revolving finance mechanism for culture. This "microfinance for the culture sector project" is still in its' pilot phase. The pilot is executed in Mali.
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Dune verte is a project which aims at building peace between people in the North and South of Mali after some years of war in the North. Two books are being published to provide tools making this peace possible. The project is coordinated by La Sahelienne Edition
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This programme will explore further the idea of empowering and capacitating artists to engage in the creative economy and to continue to identify investors and business people whom we can work with to discuss and frame a matrix (or matrices) of engagement between business and the arts. The neext steps in this East-African project is to 1. Strengthen cultural entrepreneurs and professional Artists with management tools and other similar skills. 2. Strengthen the creative field as a sector through better organization and structure. 3. Promote the creative industries and show the potential for other fields. Raise awareness with businesses and investors.
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Long term travels is a tradition anchored in West Africa. According to the Malian writer Amadou Hampaté Bâ, it’s the way people enter the stage of adulthood and responsibility During the last 40 years, west African cultural practitioners used to travel to help their counterparts in organising their events. Some of the events became the meeting points of cultural practitioners of the region, where they seek exchange, develop projects and follow up the news of the field. To facilitate the mobility of cultural practitioners within Africa, AMA is developing methodologies to increase access to information and knowledge on arts and culture within Africa.
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Art Moves Africa (AMA) is an international organization aiming to facilitate cultural and artistic exchanges within the African continent. AMA offers travel grants to artists and cultural practitioners living and working in Africa to travel within the African continent in order to engage in the exchange of information, the enhancement of skills, the development of informal networks and the pursuit of cooperation.
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Arterial Network is a continent-wide, independent, civil society-driven network of artists, activists, NGOs, institutions and companies active in developing, celebrating and promoting the African creative sector in its own right, and as a means of building democracy, human rights and social transformation within African countries.
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