Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe form part of the British Council cluster of Southern Africa Arts.

Find out more about our current open tenders in Creative Economy work for 2019. Please note that registration on the portal system is required to submit a tender.

Open tenders [Name - Country eligible - Deadline]:

Hubs as Hosts - Southern Africa - 16 Sept

Hubs as Hosts is an exchange programme of hub managers across 8 Southern African countries with the UK, to inspire, connect and generate ideas for new business modelling, partnership, programmes, perception change.

Hubs as Hosts will see a selection of established Southern African hub managers travelling to the UK for a week-long curated trip. On this trip, they will engage with various established hubs and hub managers, with a specific focus on creating and building partnerships towards a partnership grant.

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SoCreative Hub Forum – Zimbabwe - 1 Sept

The British Council is looking for a delivery partner to co-curate, plan and deliver the second SoCreative Hub Forum to be hosted in Zimbabwe in March 2020. The purpose of this forum is to to bring together young (18 -35 years) hub managers in Southern Africa Arts (SAA) and UK, to connect, share and network towards building a stronger ecosystem and tell their story. 

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Creative Industries Ecosystem Mapping - UK + Zimbabwe - 8 Sept

We are seeking a UK and Zimbabwe consultant team to lead a research and/ or mapping exercise of the Creative Industries in Zimbabwe from 15 October 2019 to 15 April 2020. Ideally the consultants should have an already existing partnership, however, where there is no partnership an effort to get a partner is desirable. 

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Connect Hubs 2.0 - Malawi - 1 Sept

British Council, Hivos and Nesta have joined forces to develop a flexible co-created learning framework, specific to the needs of creative hubs and with the space to adapt to the specific needs of localised regions. 

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Connect Hubs 2.0 - South Africa - 1 Sept

British Council, Hivos and Nesta have joined forces to develop a flexible co-created learning framework, specific to the needs of creative hubs and with the space to adapt to the specific needs of localised regions. 

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Hubs as Hosts UK Producer - UK - 1 Sept

The British Council SSA Creative Enterprise Support Programme will provide access to skills, networks, business development services and technical assistance to individuals and organisations to strengthen employability and the entrepreneurship in creative industries in target countries. 

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Creative Enterprise Training - Zambia - 1 Sept

The British Council is looking for a lead partner to support with the co-development /co -curation of a Creative Enterprise training framework/ toolkit for three countries in Southern Africa as part of CE programme. 

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