The United Kingdom’s Book Aid International has made donations of more than 160,000 books in nine countries to refugee youngsters.
‘Cultural globalization and digitization trends have accelerated the publishing industry’s own globalization,’ says IPA’s president.
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.
The book charity provides close to 10,000 copies of ‘Planet Earth II’ to the Nkhotakotar reserve’s ‘Reading Around the Reserve’ program.
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 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.
The 2020 edition of Bologna Children’s Book Fair will feature four of the most visible publishing leaders in today’s African markets.
Both the president and vice-president of the International Publishers Association led Sharjah’s Publishers Conference spotlight on African publishing.
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