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Cav’ - a South African vernacular expression used to say “check it out” or “understand”
As Cav’ Creative Economies Platform, we aim to be a catalyst for furthering, enabling and improving income-generating opportunities for creative entrepreneurs through access to: skills-training, mentorship, relevant information, networks, networking opportunities and market/showcasing opportunities


Latest additions to CAV`

Understanding the Digital Transformation Strategy for Africa © CAV' / Goethe-Institut

Understanding the Digital Transformation Strategy for Africa

Understanding the new performers bill Policy & Research

Understanding the Performers’
Protection Bill

Ecosystems of Tech-Knowledge-y © Goethe-Institut Resources

Ecosystems of Tech-Knowledge-y


Sizopopa Sonke © CAV PlatformThe best way to navigate the creative industry

Sizopopa Sonke

Bread4Soul Convos © Bread4Soul ConvosSelf-Publishing, Signing with a Publisher or Signing an Administration Deal with a Publisher?

Music Publishing

Bread4Soul Convos © Bread4Soul ConvosThe different Copyrights that exist in a song, as well as ideas on how to draft a legal document for a collaboration

Legalities of Collaboration

About us

Cav’ Creative Economies is a Goethe-Institut initiative that comprises the two projects Cav’ Platform and Cav’ Township. The programme aims to contribute to the creative and cultural industries in South Africa, through enabling creative organisations and small businesses towards income generation.

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Mural in Cape Town, South Africa | © tsn92, via Flickr, CC BY 2.0

Project Partners

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and the Goethe-Institut promote the emerging market of cultural and creative industries in Africa and in the Middle East.