Malawi Tourism Development Master Plan: Five-year Strategic Plan for the Malawi Tourism Sector 2012-2017

Department of Tourism in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The main component of the initiative is the construction of Purpose-Built National Museum and Antiquities Research Centre, Archival Building, National Arts Centre and Village\ museum in Lilongwe.

The initiative also intends to increase the value of the arts and craft industry from less than 1% to 4% of GDP. This will be achieved through training of artists, youths and women in indigenous skills, identifying market for cultural products, conducting awareness and outreach campaigns on protection and preservation of national heritage.

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

Inclusion of arts and culture in Promotion of Investment and Competitiveness for Tourism Sector (PICTIS) project.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 


Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)