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The Ministry of Arts and Culture will among other things embark on the promotion and conservation of Cameroon's cultural heritage. To this effect, the ministry will organise a national festival of arts and culture in 2016 that will put the country's rich cultural endowment in the spotlight.
For several years now, the debate over the place of culture in the development agenda has been challenging policymakers all over the world to integrate culture in development policies and strategies, at global, national and local levels. In Cameroon, this challenge has proved to be a particular daunting one, especially at the local level. Mbuagbaw E. Peter, coordinator at the Research Centre for Peace, Human Rights and Development (REPERID), explains why.
A partnership agreement was signed in Yaounde on Thursday, March 28, 2013.Traditional chiefdoms throughout the national territory have been urged to play their role in the protection and promotion of the rich and diverse cultural heritage.
The Administrative bench of the Supreme Court has declared the Cameroon Music Corporation, CMC as the sole legally recognized institution to collect and manage royalties relating to authors and neighboring rights in Cameroon.
The annual directoryincludes pan-African and global organizations with an extensive list of portals. Itcan be freely downloaded on the Directory section of the CREATE website.
The National Festival of Arts and Culture, FENAC, opened over the weekend in the Far North Regional capital Maroua.Presiding over the ceremony, the Minister of Culture, Ama Tutu Muna remarked that the event should be a forum to exchange ideas and experiences amongst artist from Cameroon and without.