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18 Apr, 2015

Philippines crafts roadmap to boost handicraft industry – Manila Bulletin

Manila – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP-ISSI) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to formulate the “Strategy Roadmap for Gifts, Decors and Houseware Industry” for 2013-2030.

During the recent “GDH Gifts, Decors and Houseware Industry Situationer and Workshop”, DTI and UP-ISSI target to complete the roadmap by August 15, 2015.

The Workshop was participated in by around 40 industry stakeholders. The workshop aimed to determine the current state of the sector and the government’s plans and programs to support it.

UP ISSI Director Nestor O. Ranares opened the workshop session by enjoining both private sector and government stakeholders to collaborate to achieve the targets of the sector.

Read the rest: DTI, UP-ISSI to craft roadmap for the handicraft industry | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines.