Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
Objetivos clave de la medida:

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally


Alcance de la medida:
Local, Regional, National, International
Naturaleza de la medida:
legislative, financial, institutional
Característica principal de la medida:


Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:

Economic empowerment for the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage;

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products;

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria.

Gender equality and social inclusion

Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

National statutory budgetary allocation and funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprise

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)