The EU and the Institute for Cooperation and Language present today in Maputo the Procultura project which makes available 19 million euros by 2023 to create jobs in the culture sector.
Funded by the European Union and co-financed by Camões, the Institute for Cooperation and Language and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the project to promote employment in income-generating activities in the cultural sector is part of the European cooperation program for Portuguese-speaking African countries and Timor-East.
The project is intended to support capacity building, training and grants for national and regional projects.
Support is foreseen for employment-generating projects in the music, performing arts and children’s and youth literature sectors.
The Ministries of Culture of the respective countries will be responsible for the implementation of Procurement.