Tanzania and the European Union Program focusing on culture for development in Tanzania: the 10th EDF Support to Culture in Tanzania.

Dónde
República Unida de Tanzania
When
2020
Quién
The EU Delegation in Tanzania
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

On 14 April 2012, the EU and the Government of Tanzania signed a Financing agreement for an initial execution period of 72 months under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) Support to Culture in Tanzania. Three consecutive addendums to the Financing Agreement extended the execution period to 90 months (cloture September 2019), and proceeded to reallocations between the budget lines.

This intervention should be seen in context of the global EU framework for culture as mentioned above and in relation to the commitments of the EU development policies in the field of culture. Under the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) component of the Financing Agreement, 11 grant contracts directly managed by the EU Delegation.

The objectives of the 11 projects included the following:
Providing an inclusive and empowering learning environment for the study and practice of contemporary dance, choreography, performance and self-management skills, enriched by regional and international exchange

Enhancing the creative, training, and management activities at the Babawatoto centre for children and youth
Enhancing professionalism and pride in the field of hand-woven textiles and help to improve the social, cultural and economic growth in rural in Tanzania
To build a training centre and reinvigorate the Ifakara women's weavers association to increase the number of skilled weavers to produce modern products to national and international markets
To be the leading Contemporary Art Centre in Tanzania that provides a platform for artists through development, production and entrepreneurship in the Visual Arts by providing training, exchange and exhibition of contemporary arts locally, regionally and beyond
To increase employability and enhance marketable skills of practitioners in the Tanzanian creative industries.
To increase growth potential of Tanzanian creative increasing awareness of expertise.
To reduce poverty and contribute to economic development and growth in a refugee-impacted region of Tanzania through rural women, who create handcrafted products, earn income and stimulate village-level economies.
Developing capacities of Maasai communities in Loliondo to benefit from their cultural heritage
Building a sustainable training centre which sources, trains, develops promotes, and markets highly qualified professional of the music industry, fostering capacity development in music performance, technology and music management skills.
To establish a Cultural Centre which will promote Maasai women handcrafts and arts.
Building a self-reliant market for documentary making and cultural storytelling in Tanzania

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

Some important capacity has been developed for creative entrepreneurs to be economically self-reliant and contribute to the economy, particularly relevant in the art and crafts sub-sectors
A stable national, Regional and international network of artist and trainers created and involved in educating youngsters in the creative industries in Tanzania
there has been an initial contribution for stronger and more self-reliant contemporary dance, circus arts and crafts creative industries. -
Cultural diversity has been promoted, particularly in projects that have an intra-regional or international approach.
Access to creative spaces has been promoted and cultural and creative facilities have been improved: Nafasi, CAS Loliondo.
South-south and north-south cooperation and networks of exchange of expertise have been limited by the administrative and regulatory environment.
Support for training and professionalisation of the creative industries has been provided but with no substantial improvements in terms of building capacity of the professional creative practitioners.
Improved the capacity of 30 Maasai community facilitators (Trainees) on cultural arts, intellectual property Rights, copy rights laws, cultural eco-tourism skills, entrepreneurship and marketing through seminar and training
Raised awareness of 605 members of the Maasai community on collecting conservation and protection of Maasai Cultural arts, traditional historic information, creative arts and intellectual property right.
Establish one cultural centre to promote Maasai cultural arts and promote and show Maasai women craft
Improve and the social and economic of Maasai women through craft by establishing 18 women's group in 22 villages with the total of 40 women representative who are received practical training on beads sewing
A Master plan for the construction of the Community Arts Space with both compositions of the community Art Space with both compositions of traditional and contemporary elements developed
Forty one (41) selected young girls and women acquired knowledge on tannery and production of leather products.
The leather craft group acquired skills on preserving leather using locally available materials and purchased some items from their savings.
Journalist from Loliondo FM trained in audio and visual content preparation

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Euros 2,317,385 (USD2,520,580)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Stichting Cordaid
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Nafasi Art Space
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
the British Council
Public Sector
Goethe-Institute
Public Sector
Music Mayday
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Maasai Pastoralists Foundation
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Muda Africa
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Parapanda Theatre Lab Trust
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Kilimanjaro Film Institute
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
WomenCraft
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
UNESCO
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

Capitalisation: Continuity of the support to the culture sector capitalising on cumulative experience and knowledge.
New orientation: culture as a productive sector with economic potential structurally supported inside other major thematic programmes (e.g. trade development, urban/local development, youth and employment).
Knowledge building and Inter-ministerial coordinated approach: Informed quality formulation and shared common visions to ensure complementarity and public ownership.
EU coordination and added value: Re-dynamization of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) cluster possibilities for strategically planning/implementing an intervention with greater EU added value.
Implementation mechanisms: alternative options to direct management ensuring strategic planning, qualified staff and sufficient resources for implementation and promotion of the interventions.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-dominio
Prioridades transversales
Jóvenes