Seminar Program

Day 1: 24 October, 2007 (Wednesday)

8:45-09:00 Registration
09:00 Opening Remarks by Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
09:10

Key note speech by Dr. Morihiko Hiramatsu, Former Governer of Oita Prefecture, President of Oita OVOP International Exchange Promotion Committee
"The One Village One Product Movement: Spreading throughout the World"
|Presentation file part 1 (733KB) |part 2 (1,083KB) |part 3 (1,099KB)|

10:10 Q&A
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Session 1: Successful cases of OVOP

Speakers and Presentation Materials
  • Mr. Komkrit Borriboon, Project Manager, Baan Khun Pranee Borriboon "The Heritage of Bamboo -Development of Success Story at Phanat Nikhom"
    |Presentation file all pages(510KB)|
  • Q&A Session
12:50-14:20 Lunch
14:20 Session 2: Assisting the development of local cottage industries
Moderator: Prof. Yonosuke Hara, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Speakers and Presentation Materials
  • Mr. Aldi Haryopratomo, Southeast Asian Microfinance Partnerships Coordinator, KIVA "Connecting Microfinance Networks with Kiva Social Investors"
    |Presentation file all pages (257KB)|
  • Prof. Lilik Setyobudi, Brawijaya University, Indonesia "Soft Loan Scheme for Local Industry by Academic Sector: Brawijaya University Experience" |Presentation file all pages (799KB)|
  • Ms. Kazuko Kano, Advisor to JBIC (Japan Bank for International Cooperation) "Road Stations: Local Industry, Tourism, and Rural Women's Empowerment" |Presentation file all pages (426KB)|
  • Panel discussion
19:00-21:00 Reception

Day 2: 25 October, 2007 (Thursday)

08:00 Leaving Hotel for field trip

09:30 Arrival at Oyama Town, Hita City, Oita Prefecture
Lecture "Town development in Oyama" by Oyama Town agricultural cooperative
|Information about Oyama Town (1,086KB)|

11:00 Leaving Oyama Town agricultural cooperative

11:05 Oyama farm direct selling and Konohana Garten
Field tour at direct selling and taking lunch

12:30 Leaving Konohana Garten

13:30 Arrival at Yufuin Town, Yufu City, Oita Prefecture
Lecture "Town development in Yufuin"
Wrap up seminar
|Information about Yufuin Town (865KB)|

15:00 Walking around Yufuin Town

16:00 Leaving Yufuin Town for Hakata, Fukuoka

17:30 Arrival at Hotel