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The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) has a key focus to establish scalable research systems for the African music sector to maximise existing and new income stream. Music In Africa Foundation, is a non-profit organization formed on 27 July 2013.
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Music in Africa releases report on SA music revenue streams
The Music in Africa Foundation (MIAF) is pleased to announce the release of the Revenue Streams for Music Creators in South Africa 2022 report. 24 May 2022 Read more

ACCES 2022 confirmed for Tanzania
The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) is pleased to announce that the 2022 edition of the ACCES music conference will take place at the National Museum & House of Culture Theatre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 24, 25 and 26 November. 4 Mar 2022 Read more

MIAF introduces Revenue Streams for African Musicians project
The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) has announced the launch of the Revenue Streams for African Musicians (RSFAM) project - a multifaceted initiative with an objective to help African music professionals earn more income from their works. 12 Nov 2020 Read more

Key benefits of the RSFAM project for musicians
The Revenue Streams for African Musicians (RSFAM) research project is the Music In Africa Foundation's heightened effort to provide African music professionals with revenue stream statistics based on big-data analysis of the music industry. The pilot phase of the project is under way in South Africa and the results will be disseminated from 2021. 10 Nov 2020 Read more

Why research and statistics are vital for musicians
Existing research indicates that Africa accounts for a very small percentage of global music revenues, with a majority of musicians living in the larger part of the continent earning significantly less compared to their counterparts in other markets. Why does Africa lag behind in terms of music revenues, and what can be done to generate more income and investment in the music sector? 10 Nov 2020 Read more