Culture for Development Directory

Building an emergency plan : a guide for museums and other cultural institutions

Dorge, Valerie and Jones, Sharon L. | cop. 1999
  • Author(s): Dorge, Valerie and Jones, Sharon L.
  • Publisher: The Getty conservation institute
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, disasters, emergency relief, cultural heritage
This publication guides staff of any cultural institution through the process of creating an emergency plan. it provides useful tips to help in assessing an institution's vulnerabilities, evacuating people and collections, and organizing a recovery plan that returns operations to normal.

Conference report on the 2nd International conference on African culture and development (ICACD) 2009

Duke, Tony and Appiah-Kubi, Samuel Kojo | [2010]
  • Author(s): Duke, Tony and Appiah-Kubi, Samuel Kojo
  • Publisher: International conference on African culture and development (ICACD)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: culture, arts, development strategies, development plans, women, dispute settlement, conferences, africa
This is the final report of the 2nd International Conference on African Culture and Development, ICACD 2009. Participants explored the themes of Culture and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Women, Culture and Development, and the Role of Arts and Culture in Conflict Resolution.

Culture as a key dimension of sustainability : exploring concepts, themes, and models

Duxbury, Nancy and Gillette, Eileen | 2007
  • Author(s): Duxbury, Nancy and Gillette, Eileen
  • Publisher: Centre of expertise on culture and communities (CECC)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: culture, community development, sustainable development
An overview is given of how sustainability and community development inform emerging views of sustainable community development. Prevailing themes in the cultural sustainability literature are outlined. Three models of sustainability that include culture as a significant component are discussed.

Culture and development : cases from Latin America

Ebeling, Ulrike and Wِrner, Beate | 2007
  • Author(s): Ebeling, Ulrike and Wِrner, Beate
  • Publisher: Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) [etc.]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: cultural development, development, democracy, cultural aspects, latin america
As part of the GTZ project “Culture and Development” a series of regional round tables is organized to consider the role of cultural factors in particular regions. This document reports the second round table which focused on Latin America.

Revival of Laedza Batanani as a strategy for poverty reduction in rural Botswana

Ebewo, Patrick J. | [ca. 2004]
  • Author(s): Ebewo, Patrick J.
  • Publisher: University of Botswana
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: theatre, poverty alleviation, botswana
Following an overview of the state of poverty in rural Botswana, the usefulness of popular theatre (Laedza Batanani) as an empowering approach to poverty reduction and community development in Botswana's rural areas is examined.

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