Develop a competitive creative arts industry

Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 
• Develop a policy and enforce legal and regulatory frameworks for the development of the creative arts industry (SDG Target 16.b) • Strengthen the Copyright Office and its related agencies (SDG Target 16.6) • Strengthen the National Creative Arts Council to implement its programmes effectively (SDG Target 16.6) • Promote Public-Private-Participation in the development of the creative arts industry (SDG Target 17.17) • Promote partnerships and participation in global arts events and businesses (SDG Target 17.17) • Strengthen institutions and improve coordination framework of creative arts sector (SDG Target 16.6) • Create awareness of the importance of tourism and creative arts (SDGs Targets 8.9, 12.b).
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 
• Interim Creative Arts Council established and made functional • Desk Office created at the sector Ministry for policy direction and coordination • Draft legal, regulatory and institutional framework for the creative arts industry produced • Strong coordination among MDAs on issues related to the creative arts industry • Creative Arts industry data mining and gathering exercise on course nationwide to inform policy formulation
Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 
About USD $1,444,222.24 in 2019
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
• Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts
Public Sector
• Ministry of Justice and Attorney-General’s Department
Public Sector
• Copyright Office
Public Sector
• Creative Arts Council
Public Sector
• National Commission on Culture
Public Sector
• Ghana Tourism Authority
Public Sector
Ghana Culture Forum
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Other stakeholders
Private Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 
1) Significant improvement in job creation and revenue generation for practitioners in the arts 2) Need for commensurate infrastructure for the creative arts industry – emporiums, studios, theatres, galleries etc.