COSOMA calls for proposals to access Copyright Cultural Fund

The Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA) has requested creative industry proposals for access to its Cultural Fund. The Cultural Fund was recently launched by Michael Usi, the Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Wildlife following the phasing out of the Cultural Support Scheme. The aim of the fund is to assist urban and rural creatives to […]


The new Copyright Fund in Malawi

The Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA) has taken advantage of Section 98 of the Copyright Act of 2016 and has established the Copyright Fund after the expiry of the Cultural Support Scheme, which was previously administered by COSOMA on behalf of the Royal Norwegian Embassy. The main objectives of the Copyright Fund include the enforcement […]


Africa Update 2020 – Malawi

The Launch of the National Intellectual Property Policy Malawi launched the National Intellectual Property Policy in May 2019. The Policy forms part of the government’s Growth and Development Strategy III, which has identified industrialisation and the structural transformation of the economy as a key priority area, essential to maintaining long-term growth and economic development. The […]

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