The fund in its new cycle is looking to stimulate ‘a diversified book sector and its many satellite industries.’
IPA President Bodour Al Qasimi Stresses Opportunity in African Publishing
The IPA president has made trips to four African markets, meeting with publishing leaders on challenges in the pandemic’s lessons.
Africa Publishing Innovation Fund Names Five 2021 Projects
These new African Publishing Innovation Fund grants respond to the educational shortfalls in parts of Africa where the switch to digital has left students without adequate resources.
Sharjah Book Fair’s Publishers Conference Underway in the UAE
The Sharjah Publishers Conference is staged in the United Arab Emirates with spaced seating and some speakers in remote locations.
Akoss Ofori-Mensah: The Pandemic’s Impact on African Publishers
The Ghanaian founder of Sub-Saharan Publishers outlines the importance of the Africa Publishing Innovation Fund amid the pandemic.
IPA and Dubai Cares Announce Aid for African Remote Learning Efforts
The International Publishers Association’s African Publishing Innovation Fund with Dubai Cares is preparing a pandemic-year round of new bursaries.
Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors
While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.
At Sharjah’s Conference: Seven African Projects Share in $170,000 Innovation Fund
The new Africa Publishing Innovation Fund created by Dubai Cares and the International Publishers Association is making its first round of grants to African publishers.
At Frankfurt: Firming Up the IPA-APNET Collaboration for Africa
At Frankfurter Buchmesse, the African Publishers Network and International Publishers Association reaffirm their commitment to regional programming for African publishers.
Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program
The 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair’s Publishers Conference is being expanded to three days and broadening the scope of its discussions.