Handicraft sector in Kenya
Oyama Town – The origin of global OVOP
OTOP Arts and Crafts Festival 2017
One thing that all visitors to Thailand come away impressed by, is the wide variety arts, crafts and food products made locally in all areas of the country. Shopping in Thailand is very popular, especially products, food and art promoted through the One Tambon, One Product (OTOP) scheme that helps local businesses and people to make money by marketing and selling their indigenous products.
Laos approves more than 160 ODOPs
Lao News Agency reported that Laos has so far registered more than 160 one district one products (ODOP) in over 40 villages, 29 districts, and 12 provinces, citing a report of the Ministry of Planning and Investment. The ministry’s mid-fiscal year report shows that the promotion of market-oriented production is likely to further expand and will lead to further growth of ODOPs in Laos.
OVOP in Kenya
The concept of OVOP was adopted and has been promoted in Kenya since 2006. JICA and JETRO supported by the Embassy of Japan held the “Made in Kenya Fair” which was held in March 2007, to promote the OVOP movement in Kenya. This led to formulation of a concept paper on OVOP followed by a strategic plan, which lay the bases of forming the OVOP National Coordinating Committee through the
ODOP Laos Fair to generate $36000
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