Sector Consultation for the National Development Strategy 1

Ministry of Youth Sport Arts and Recreation
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Zimbabwe's development trajectory is premised on five year blue prints that set the stage and background of the country's development agenda. Consultations for the National Development Strategy (NDS1) that is going to guide the country's development process in the next five years begun in 2019, upon realising that the Transitional Stabilisation Program that was promulgated in 2018 had omitted the important role of culture in development. Consultations for the NDS1 deliberately took into account the role of culture and as a result culture has been listed as one of the country's priorities in the next five years with nationwide consultations on the important role of the creative and cultural sector having been carried out. All key stakeholders including Civil Society Organisations were actively involved in the consultations..

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

Inclusion of the Cultural and Creative industries in National Sustainable Development Plans

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
National Arts Council of Zimbabwe
Public Sector
National Gallery of Zimbabwe
Public Sector
Local Authorities
Public Sector
Zimbabwe Chief's Council
Public Sector
Civil society organisations
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)