National Cultural Policy. Article 5 Policy Priority Area 1: Preserve, Present and Safeguard Malawi's Culture for National Identity, Education and Posterity

Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

As a strategy, government strives to ensure that public and independent print and electronic media increase programmes with local cultural content. One way the government has done this is through the establishment of some rules for the media institutions including the rule on 60 percent (60%) local content on Malawian media.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Popularization of local cultural and creative works by Malawi's media including television, radio and newspapers. As a result more and more Malawian artists have benefited from their works through royalties and media promotion of the works. There is also improved perception of Malawian cultural goods and services. This has has an overall impact of increased creativity.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority, Public and private media institutions
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Cine / Artes audiovisuales
Industria editorial