RCAPS共催 "The OVOP Movement and Rural Entrepreneurs in Southeast"

2011年3月15日(火)、立命館アジア太平洋大学RCAPS会議室(B棟2F)にてRCAPS共催"The OVOP Movement and Rural Entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia Workshop"が開催されます。 ご興味をお持ちの方は奮ってご参加ください。
*Outline of the Workshop The OVOP Movement has been widely spread and adopted in Asia as a regional development model to solve the regional income gap and revitalize the rural community through promotion of local based products and services. Under the Movement, many new rural entrepreneurs are emerging in the local community in Asia, particularly in Southeast Asia. Focusing on this, the OVOP Research Group of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is now conducting research on the development of rural entrepreneurs in rural Asia in collaboration with the various academics and researchers in Southeast Asia under the JSPS Research Fund. The research began in 2009 and is expected to be complete in March 2012. In the middle of this year, we will plan a small workshop in order to review the study results to further deepen the exchange of information and discuss the relevant topics among participants. The major topics of the Workshop is follows: (1)Significance of OVOP Movement in Asia and Japan (2)Review the OVOP Movement and Policy in Southeast Asia. (3)The features and characteristics of OVOP in Southeast Asia based on the case study (4)Social and economic conditions of rural entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia (5)Prospects of development of rural entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia *Program (Temporary) March 15, 2011 @ RCAPS Meeting Room (2F, Building B, APU) 09:00-09:30 Registration 09:30-09:45 Coffee Break 09:50-10:00 Welcome Speech 10:00-11:00 First Report: "The OTOP's Role in Enhancing the Competitiveness of Rural Enterprises in Northern Thailand" (Dr. Aree Wiboonpongse, Chiangmai University, Thailand.) 11:00-12:00 Second Report: "SDSI Movement in Malaysia" (Dr. Azizan Asmuni, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia) 12:00-13:30 Lunch- 13:30-14:30 Third Report: "OTOP-Philippines: Enhancing the Competitiveness of Rural Enterprises" (Mr. Felix a. Tonong, Philippine Business for Social Progress, Philippines) 14:30-15:30 Forth Report: "OVOP Movement in Indonesia " (Mr. Kazushisa Matsui, JETRO Expert, Jakarta, Indonesia) 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break 16:00-17:00 The Final Session: Panel Discussion:"OVOP in ASEAN" Chaired by Prof. Igusa 17:00-17:15 Closing Remark 18:00- Welcome Reception *Invited speakers (Tentative)* Associate Prof. Dr. Azizan Asmuni Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia Mr. Felix a. Tonong Philippine Business for Social Progress, Manila, Philippines Prof. Dr. Aree Wiboonpongse Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, Thailand. Mr. Kazushisa Matsui JETRO Expert, Jakarta 12950, Indonesia *Designated Guest Participants* Mr. John Bernard Asia Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo, Japan Dr. Munakata Akira Senior Advisor, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),Japan Dr. Rika Fujioka Senior Consultant, KRI International, Tokyo Mr. Yoshio Koyama Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan *Expected participantes* Students of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Local Rural Entreprenerus in Oita, Researchers on OVOP Movement
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