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

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