The activities target cultural institutions and independent art centres, creators, public and private cultural operators, civil society groups, activist groups, community leaders, scholars and local authorities from 15 African countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The final beneficiary groups are urban populations, including vulnerable groups such as women, youth, ethnic minorities, refugees and migrants, in need of opportunities for cultural expression and empowerment. Gender and youth will be a crosscutting focus of this project (60% of target groups women, 15% children and youth).

Please see also presentation, expected results, objectives and activities.