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YOU CAN NOW APPLY FOR THE MOBILITY EAST AFRICA TRAVEL GRANT Calling all East African artists and cultural practitioners! Apply for a Mobility East Africa Travel Grant for your chance to participate, engage and explore contemporary art across East Africa. Why Mobility? We see mobility as movement, but also as building relationships and creating connections. […]

Programme: Organization Development Job Title:  Logistics Assistant Organization: CDEA – Culture and Development East Africa Term:  One year, with possibility of renewal, three months’ probation About CDEA Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA) is a creative think tank that provides cultural and Pan-African thought leadership for creative, social and scientist innovators to create and innovate […]

Haki Ubunifu ni mtaji….Intellectual Property is capital Are creative entrepreneurs bankable? Dr. Keith Nurse, is a key speaker at the 2nd Mashariki Creative Economy Impact investment Conference, scheduled for Oct 11-12, 2018, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He is renown international creative industries expert and the World Trade Organization Chair and Senior Fellow at the […]

Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA) and Copyright Society of Tanzania (COSOTA) under the Tanzania Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (MITI) are co-organizing the 2nd Mashariki Creative Economy Impact Investment Conference, whose theme: IP as Collateral for Financing the Creative Economy in East Africa. The conference is scheduled to take place from October 11 […]

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in its 2018 Regular Session of Committee on NGOs  endorsed the recommendation of the Committee on NGOs and granted special consultative status to Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA). Consultative status provides NGOs with access to UN bodies that are open to NGOs, including ECOSOC and the Human Rights […]

African Art-ivists Visit CDEA

1.MS- TCDC’s Art-ivists in Residence are in Dar es Salaam on a mission to seek inspiration from the creative community in our city. They dropped by CDEA to say hello and could be visiting your space this week. Keep your doors and minds open to this exciting team of African Art-ivists who a part of […]

CDEA’s Fashion Incubator held a Fashion Boot Camp from February 14-17, 2017 supported by GIZ and the East African Community that focused on providing technical support to the incubatees using leather, kanga and beads sourced from Tanzania. Bernadine Buzabo, a fashion design consultant with experience from major American and European brands held a session on […]

Introduction: About CDEA CDEA is a Creative Think Tank based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania dedicated to providing services to artists, cultural leaders, creative entrepreneurs, cultural officers and urban planners, development and corporate organizations, civil society organizations and academics, government and intergovernmental bodies in: innovation, research and development, artists and cultural development, tourism and development […]