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Culture and Development
Creative responses to global challenges. We provide research and resources to organisations and individuals interested in exploring alternative approaches to international development.
We use arts, culture, creativity and heritage to respond to the social and economic needs of developing countries.
In partnership with the Department for Culture Media and Sport, the British Council has launched a £30 million fund to protect cultural heritage overseas at risk due to conflict. Find out more.
Be inspired by the projects supported by the Cultural Protection Fund.
A new pilot programme and British Council-produced report on using cultural heritage for inclusive growth