SPOTLIGHT ON AFRICA - INNOVATORS OF AFRICAN PUBLISHING
22 March, 02:20 PM - 03:10 PM from Area Mall / Authors Café
This panel will focus on how African publishing innovators and entrepreneurs are solving complex, systemic African publishing challenges, such as promoting publishing and reading in indigenous languages and rural book accessibility and literacy, through the use of new, holistic solutions and disruptive technologies and approaches.
Panel: Elena Pasoli, Exhibition Manager, Bologna Children's Book Fair; ICE Agenzia; Bodour Al Qasimi, Presidente IPA; Angela Wachuka, Co-Founder, Book Bunk, Kenya; Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Publisher, Founder of Cassava Republic Press, UK/Nigeria; Will Clurman, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, eKitabu, Kenya; Ama Dadson, Chief Executive Officer, AkooBooks Audio, Ghana
Organized by BCBF
In cooperation with IPA - International Publishers Association
With the support of ITA - Italian Trade Agency; MAECI - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation