Messaging from the International Publishers Association joins a chorus of alarm around a fast-moving set of copyright changes in Kenya.
In Canada, South Africa, Singapore, India, and the United Kingdom, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy, copyright concerns are pending.
Some 520 publishing professionals are traveling to the UAE for the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair and its Publishers’ Conference.
The fund in its new cycle is looking to stimulate ‘a diversified book sector and its many satellite industries.’
The IPA president has made trips to four African markets, meeting with publishing leaders on challenges in the pandemic’s lessons.
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.
The Sharjah Publishers Conference is staged in the United Arab Emirates with spaced seating and some speakers in remote locations.
The Ghanaian founder of Sub-Saharan Publishers outlines the importance of the Africa Publishing Innovation Fund amid the pandemic.
The International Publishers Association’s African Publishing Innovation Fund with Dubai Cares is preparing a pandemic-year round of new bursaries.
While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.