The British Council wishes to engage a researcher to conduct in-depth research into the trade publishing and literature sectors in six countries in Sub-Saharan Africa which provides market insights and focuses on innovative practice and the conditions for resilience in the sector. The six countries will be Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.
The research will provide a comprehensive, accurate overview of the trade publishing and literature sectors in each country with a particular focus on the sector infrastructure and the creative individuals working within the sector. The research will identify innovative practice, opportunities for collaboration, specifically with other SSA countries and with the UK and challenges faced by publishers working in each country. The research will also identify opportunities for professional development and internationalisation of literature professionals working within the sector to strengthen the resilience of their organisations….Click here to read the full article