In 2005 Next Page Foundation began tackling fundamental problems and deficits in Arab publishing that were identified and described in the Lost and Found in Translation Report.
Based on this report, a year of pilot work and input from many organizations, publishers, cultural institutions and the program’s advisory commitee, Next Page launched projects in the areas of:
Comissioned and executed in 2005, the report is still an usefull source for anyone interested in book publishing and translations into Arabic. It provides a comprehensive, historical and current overview of translation activities, policies and players in the Arab world. The Lost and Found in Translation report in PDF is available here.