Dialogue of African Partners II

September 13-17, 2004 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Monday, September 13:

9:00 AMWelcome Address: Tanzanian hosts and Sabre representatives
9:30 AMReports from Partner Organizations (10 minutes each) presented alphabetically by country
10:30 AMBreak
11:00 AMReports from Partner Organizations (continued)
12:30 PMBuffet lunch
1:30 PMIndigenous Publishing: Perspectives from East and West Africa Chukwuemeka Ike, Nigerian Book Foundation; Sallieu Turay, Sierra Leone Book Trust; Tesfaye Dubale, CODE-Ethiopia. Chair: L. Minzi, Ex. Secretary, Children's Book Project, Tanzania
3:30 PMSite visit: National Library
7:30 PMWelcome dinner (location to be determined)

Tuesday, September 14:

9:00 AMBest Practices: discussion and brain-storming with Sabre Foundation and Book Aid International (U.K.) (Colin McCullough, Sabre Foundation & Erica Lang, Book Aid International)
10:30 AMContinuation of Best Practices discussion over coffee
11:00 AMCollection Development within a Book Donation Program: trends, hints, and ideas, Sarah Nakaziba, Uganda Rural Development and Training Program; Brian Steenson, Book Aid International
12:30 PMBuffet Lunch
1:30 PMBook Content: Language, Culture and Religious Sensitivities Francis Byarugaba, Uganda Private and Integrated Schools Association; Sanusi Nassarawa, Northern Book Trust; and Ahmed Hassan Afi, Amoud University/Red Sea University. Chair: Colin McCullough, Sabre
3:30 PMSite visits: National Museum and TBST

Wednesday, September 15:

9:00 AMAmerican Corners in Africa: Is there a role for Sabre and its partners in this new State Department sponsored program? Fenghua Wang , IRO (Information Resource Officer) East Africa, U.S. Department of State
10:30 AMBreak
11:00 AMMeasurement and Evaluation: How do we measure our successes? What do donors want to know? Sean Maddox, CODE; Aloysius Gwandi, CEREC; and William Harris, CREDO. Chair: Dr. Mcharazo, Board Member, TBST
12:30 PM Buffet Lunch
1:30 PMAssociation of African Members of Sabre (as proposed in Ghana) Robert Amoako, GBT & William Harris, CREDO
3:30 PM Program Sustainability: identifying and securing donor support, cost sharing, cost recovery methods, Robert Amoako, GBT

Thursday, September 16:

Computer/Internet training

Friday, September 17:

Computer/Internet training

Closing ceremony/dinner

Saturday, September 18:

Optional: day trip to Zanzibar