Katwe Metal Fabricators Cluster

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sun Jan 13 2013, 13:10:00

In the Monitor via Stealth of Nations, Katwe Metal Fabricators a System D manufacturing cluster:

Photo by Lydia Namono

"With about 800,000 micro, small and medium sized enterprises in Uganda the informal economy growing at about 25 per cent annually employs about 2.5 million people," the article reports -- which means that, as the summary suggests, "Artisans could be the future of this economy if they are given priority in the next financial year."

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