T​he Futures Project​

Media innovation and sustainability network​

The futures project is a project undertaken jointly by the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications (AKU GSMC) and the Deutsche Welle Akademie (DWA). The multiyear initiative features a Network of Regional Partners from which would grow leading-edge training and coaching programmes as well as a world-class, globally prominent Innovation Center.​

Primary m​ission:

The primary focus of the initiative is to:​

Bolster the capacity of financially challenged small and medium-sized media o​utlets

Galvanize news innovation in East Africa, not just on creative content but on new and sustainable business models for the future​​