National ICT Initiative Support Programme

Ministry of ICT and National Guidance
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The government of Uganda has designed the National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) to facilitate the creation of an ICT Innovation ecosystem and marketplace for Ugandan innovative digital products.

NIISP primarily aims at facilitating growth and development of the software applications and innovations industry.

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

ICT Innovation funds have been rolled out to support innovations.
There has been an ICT Innovation Expo enabling the private sector to show case and market
It has enabled the development of digital markets for products and services including from the arts and culture sector. There is an ICT Innovation award to encourage young innovators and the development of new products

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Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)