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The Global One Village One Product Networking - A Great Success

The Global One Village One Product Networking Forum and International OVOP Exhibition, chaired by Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, have resulted in great success. With the presence of products and delegates of One Village One Product movement (OVOP, OTOP, OCOP, ODOP ...)

Geta - Wooden clogs made of local trees by traditional craftsmanship in Hita city

Hita-Geta”, traditional Japanese wooden clogs, have been produced for 200 years in Hita city, Oita prefecture, Japan,. Hita city is located in the upper Chikugo river and surrounded by mountains. There are a lot of high-quality Japanese cedar trees due to a huge difference of heat and cold,

“5 Bells” – key success factor for a Japanese cookie group in Amagase

“Azemichi” cooperative produces “Karinto”, Japanese cookie, in Amagase, Hita city, Oita prefecture, Japan. “Azemichi” means “a path between rice fields”. History of “Azemichi” cooperative starts in 1974. At that time, it was very difficult for women to leave their hometowns.

Vietcraft signed MOU with OCOP Vietnam

In order to enhance the efficiency of coordination of the National Targeted Program for New Rural Development (NTP-NRD) and the One Village One Product (OVOP) program, in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong, the NTP-NRD Coordination Office

Type of OVOP activities in Oita

OVOP creates institutions which help producers to develop products and link with local and national markets. Coordination at the municipality level enables to create a local brand which adds value to the product and maintains the linkage with consumers. The second is to connect business development with human and social development.

Understand principles of OVOP in Oita

The objectives of the OVOP movement consist of economic and social elements. Firstly it aims to stop the migration of young people by creating employment in local industry; secondly it intends to invigorate the local society and to enable people to be proud of their localities. Oita Prefecture describes OVOP as the movement  of finding

One Village One Product in Malawi

Malawi began a pilot OVOP project in 2003 and two years later JICA implemented a program to support the establishment of a national OVOP government secretariat. This secretariat is now operational. Malawi government had also approved 5 years plan for OVOP development, from 2014-2019.  The items produced under OVOP include

Taiwanese tea - Tastes of tea lovers

At latitude of 21.5-25.5°N, Taiwan is an island in the subtropical zone. Climate-wise, the mountains are immersed in mist and clouds all year round, which diffuses sunlight to give tea plants well rounded exposure for highly efficient photosynthesis. And such a high rate of photosynthesis gives tea leaves thick aroma, sweeter taste, and smoother texture. 

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