Second National Development Plan NDPII (2015/16-2019/20)

National Planning Authority
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

One of the broad areas of NDP II is the Social Development Sector under which Culture and Creative Industries fall. Culture and Creative Industries was prioritised as one of the key intervention areas. The interventions provided under the Social Development Sector include:
1. Promote culture and creative industries.
2. Promote culture for economic development and social transformation.
3. Strengthen the legal and policy framework for culture and creative industries.

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

Government started on the processes of reviewing key laws in the sector such as Uganda National Cultural Centre Act, National Culture Policy, and Principles for Films Strengthening law. Strengthened civil society participation in the implementation of the National Culture Policy by stakeholders through the National Culture Forum. Culture and Creative Industries were mainstreamed in sectoral plans at the central and local government level. NDP II influenced Culture Development Cooperation between Uganda and different countries.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

809 million

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

The NDP II evaluations observed that little attention was paid to the Culture and Creative Industries sector. It noted a need to promote culture and entertainment for purposes of tourist attraction and facilitation.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)