Handicraft Souvenir Development Project in Uganda (2019)

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The Project seeks to respond to Government efforts to diversify and increase exports of non traditional exports while supporting increased job creation and employment.
The objective is to develop the handicraft and Souvenir sector in Uganda.
Overall the project looks at creating linkages between the producers, the associations and the traders of handcrafted products and the tourism industry to improve the livelihood for some of the most marginalized communities in Uganda

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Communities near the National Parks and Game Reserves have been trained in souvenir making and standardisation. Souvenir markets have been established targeting tourists visiting national parks and game reserves.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

2 million

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Uganda Tourism Association
Private Sector
Uganda Community Tourist Association
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
International Trade Centre
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
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