Lifestyle – A virtual fair in Vietnam

Travel restrictions and ban on outdoor crowd gatherings are the biggest hurdles for trade fairs and organizers around the world have been focusing on shifting to virtual fair space to help companies connect with customers.

Craft village development policies in Japan

Japan attaches great importance to the development of traditional craft villages in the process of rural industrialization. To restore and develop traditional craft villages, Japan also implements certain policies including OVOP. 

Craft village development policies in China

China owns many ancient and famous traditional professions such as cloth weaving, silk weaving, pottery, paper making and metal casting. China has enacted and implemented many policies to develop traditional industries. 

One island one product?

OVOP is yet to extend to the South Pacific region. One particular challenge is the great distances that separate its islands by water. To follow this model, it is possible to envisage a program specific to this dispersed ocean continent.

OVOP Development and Success in China

In 1983, Mr. Hiramatsu introduced OVOP to China while his official visit to Shanghai Municipality. From the 1990s to 2015, OVOP expo is organized every year in different provinces of China for promoting the OVOP market.

Supporting OTOP to help community entrepreneurs across Thailand

It is undeniable that the Covid-19 pandemic has been causing economic recessions around the world, including Thailand where manufacturers, OTOP entrepreneurs and tourism communities are most severely affected.

Government to revive OTOP and Village Fund schemes

The government will revive the One Tambon One Product (OTOP) scheme to kick-start the grassroots economy while boosting multiple business and industrial clusters with new incentives, according to deputy premier.

The launch of OVOP in Argentina

Cooperation agreement between Argentina, Japan launched Japan's International Cooperation Agency (JICA) launched its “One Village, One Product” (OVOP) project in Argentina, which is designed to encourage social development in provinces. 

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