A multi-stake holder platform comprising eminent Ugandans from the public and private sector has been formed with the main aim of promoting tourism in Kigezi region and Uganda in general.
The Kigezi Tourism Multi stake holder platform was formed at the end of December, 2011 during the International Community of Banyakigezi (ICOB) Convention 2011 held at White Horse Inn and was preceded by a Mountain Gorilla Marathon race flagged off by the Bank of Uganda Governor Professor Tumusiime Mutebile.
Uganda Wildlife Authority(UWA) and Igongo Cultural Centre (ICC) based in Mbarara district, have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the purpose of preserving , conserving and promoting of the natural and cultural heritage of south-western Uganda and Uganda in general.
The parties shall work together within the framework of this MOU signed on December 22, 2011 to fulfill various obligations. Under the memorandum, ICC shall