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SIAO creates new opportunities for handcrafts industry

Date : 2010-11-16 16:45:00

DescriptionThe Salon International de l’Artisanat de Ouagadougou is many things to many. In thousands of booths, artisans exhibit virtually every type of handcraft, from bronze statues to wood carvings, recycled glass beads, bright handwoven fabrics to recycled metal rustic furniture. “SIAO 2010 went very well – we attained all of our objectives,” said Moussa Traoré, executive director of the event, and leading his first SIAO as head of the Burkinabé government institution that organizes it every two years. “The show attracted more than 3,000 exhibitors, 300 international buyers, and more than 300,000 visitors.” (...)

Name of InstitutionSIAO creates new opportunities for handcrafts industry

Author(s) NameKristen Patin

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