Culture for Development Directory

Funding culture, managing the risk : proceedings of the symposium held at UNESCO, Paris, 16 and 17 April 2010

Alonso Cano, Guiomar and Nowacka, Keiko and Joubeaud, Edouard | 2010
  • Author(s): Alonso Cano, Guiomar and Nowacka, Keiko and Joubeaud, Edouard
  • Publisher: United nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: culture, funds, financing, conferences
The symposium participants explored new forms of funding and financing of the cultural sector. Practical suggestions included mixed economic schemes and public private partnerships.

Documentation of museum collections: why? how? : practical guide

Ambourouè Avaro, Anne and Guichen, Gaël de and Godonou, Alain | 2010
  • Author(s): Ambourouè Avaro, Anne and Guichen, Gaël de and Godonou, Alain
  • Publisher: ICCROM etc.]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, cataloguing, card catalogues, documentation, reference materials
Primarily directed at small museums (less than 5000 objects) with limited resources, this guide presents Internet resources to start up a documentation system for a museum collection or improve an existing system.

Ghanaian culture, national identity and development

Anquandah, James | 2006
  • Author(s): Anquandah, James
  • Publisher: National commission on culture
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: cultural policy, cultural development, ghana
Ghana has many unique cultural and ethnic groups. The National Commission on Culture functions to initiate policies and programmes for the dissemination and propagation of ideas for the promotion of national pride, solidarity and consciousness.

Museum training issues in Africa

Arinze, Emmanuel N. | 2002
  • Author(s): Arinze, Emmanuel N.
  • Publisher: ICTOP etc.]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: museums, capacity building, vocational training, africa
Museum training and professional development in Africa is improving and the cadre of well-trained museum professionals is increasing. However, there are still many issues to be [address]ed to develop the potential for excellence that exists for museums and the museum professionals in Africa.

Assessment of Iraqi cultural heritage : libraries and archives : June 27-July 6, 2003

Arnoult, Jean-Marie | 2003
  • Author(s): Arnoult, Jean-Marie
  • Publisher: Author
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: libraries, cultural heritage, archives, armed conflicts, disasters, emergency relief, iraq
The author, a French librarian inspector, made an assessment of 11 libraries and precious (manuscript) selections in Iraq in 2003. Although one of the most special collections is safe, library life in general has been disturbed quite dramatically.

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