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
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.
|Name of partner||Type of entity|
Uganda Tourism Association
Uganda Community Tourist Association
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
International Trade Centre