Issue Date: Jun 15, 1995
Can culture be ignored by those who are involved in the process of development. "No," says Ismail Serageldin, vice-president for Environmentally Sustainable Development in the World Bank. According to him, true development cannot take place without taking into account the cultural aspects of the society in question.
It is this perspective on culture and development that he tries to push in this video, which is a filmed version of his lecture at the International Conference on Culture and Development in Africa in 1992.