Key Documents

Key documents on the country's cultural policy, as identified by the profile author, will be listed here.

Arts and Culture Indaba Report, Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust, 2010, 

Chifunyise and McLaren, Research capacities in arts education and their practical applications in the southern African sub-region: 

Chimhundu, H.; Gutsa, J.; Mano, J.; Matimati, E.; Muchemwa, K.; & Nkiwane, M. (1998). Report on the formulation of a national language policy. Unpublished manuscript: 

Chiwaura, H., (1999), The development of formal legislation and the recognition of tradional customary law in Zimbabwe’s Heritage Management, ICCROM, 

Cultural Policy of Zimbabwe: 

Cultural Statistics Survey Report 2012 – ZIMSTAT

Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust, Baseline study on the culture sector in Zimbabwe, Harare, March, 2009 

Feltoe, G., (2002), A Guide to Media Law in Zimbabwe, Legal Resources Foundation (LRF) 

‘Giving Voice to the Artist’: The Impact of Current Cultural Policy Discourse on Zimbabwean Arts CULTURAL SYMPOSIUM @ HIFA, 2-4 May 2012 Report

Kavanagh, R, ed. Ngoma: Approaches to Arts Education in Southern Africa, (Zimbabwe Academy of Arts Education for Development, Harare, 2006)

Parliament of Zimbabwe (25 February 2014 Vol 23 No 36) -

Robert McLaren, (2001), Case Study: Teaching Dance to Children in Zimbabwe the Chipawo experience, A paper presented at the Regional Conference on Arts Education in Primary and Secondary Schools as well as in Non-formal Education Systems, 26-1 July 2001:

The Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act: Five Years On, A report prepared by Media Institute of Southern Africa Zimbabwe: 

Thondhlana, J., Using Indigenous Languages for Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe, Unpublished manuscript: 

Viriri,A., (2003), “Language Planning in Zimbabwe; the Conservation and Management of Indigenous Languages in Zimbabwe”. Paper presented at ICOMOS 14th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe's cultural products – deserving of protection 


Research reports on cultural governance in Zimbabwe

Various reports on Nhimbe’s cultural policy initiatives in Zimbabwe