Call for Expression of Interest for an East Africa Creative Economy Researchers Database

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 through structured workplace learning, incubation, research & advocacy and capacity building for social change. We also innovate on how space can be used to enhance sustainable workplace productivity and green community lifestyles.


CDEA is announcing a call for expression of interest to  create a creative economy researchers database from which to recruit researchers on contract basis,  based on CDEA soliciting of research assignments in East Africa in the following areas.


·         Arts/Creative and cultural policy development (cities, local governments and counties)

·         Creative economy: Audience research, cultural statistics surveys, industry mapping studies and value chain analysis with focus on film, music and design industries

·         Human resource planning and skills development for the cultural and creative industries

·         Legislation, tariffs, tax incentive, cross border challenges in EAC for cultural and creative industries


 Selection Process

A maximum of 10 researchers, reflecting diverse profiles and experiences, will be selected to be included in the database for researchers. Particular attention will be given to achieve gender parity.

Application Guidelines:

An application letter in English accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae must be sent via e-mail to:  and addressed to:

The Executive Director CDEA

CDEA-Culture and Development East Africa

Plot No. 421, House 1001, Mikocheni B,

P.O Box 13355 ,

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Closing date: October 31, 2016

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