UNIDO ITPO Tokyo cooperated with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI), the Overseas Human Resources and Industry Development Association (HIDA), and the Japan Productivity Center (JPC), to organize a side event on 27 August at the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), with the theme “Technology Enabling Innovation and Industrialization in Africa”.
The seminar attracted 158 participants from both public and private sectors in Africa and Japan, and featured interactive discussions and exchanges on Africa’s industrialization. Government and business representatives from African countries, including from Kenya, making up the majority of the seminar participants expressed high expectations towards Japan in the areas of productivity improvement, human resources development, technology transfer and investment promotion, which were highlighted in the seminar.
For further reference, please download presentation materials from the side event by clicking the respective title under the “Programme/Presentation Materials” section below.
During TICAD VI, UNIDO Headquarters also organized a side event on 26 August, at the Kenyatta International Conference Center, together with African Union Commission and Government of Kenya, where a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed by JETRO and UNIDO (Press Release).
|Date/Time:||27 August (Sat.), 2016||14:00 – 17:00 Seminar|
|17:00 – 18:00 Networking|
|Venue:||Laico Regency Kenya , Mezzanine Level|
|Organizers:||Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI)
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
Overseas Human Resources and Industry Development Association (HIDA)
Japan Productivity Center (JPC)
|Supporters:||New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Programme / Presentation Materials
Session 1 – Japan’s Technical Cooperation: Productivity, Human Resources, Investment and Technology Promotion
Session 2 – Collaboration for Industrial Development in Africa – Low Carbon Low Emission Clean Energy Technology Transfer Programme (LCET)
|16:05||Session 3 – Fostering Industrialization by Utilizing Local Resources in Africa
Mr. Tadesse Segni, Investment Promotion Advisor in Ethiopia, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
“UNIDO Advisory Programme in Africa“
HIDA Alumni from Africa
1) Mr. David J. Ojwang President, The AOTS/HIDA Alumni Society of Kenya
2) Mr. Dickens Owino Huko Engineer, Kenya Power & Lighting Co. Ltd.
3) Mr. Stephen Oyondi Olieka Director, Mabati Rolling Mills
4) Mr. Daniel Kahiga Theuri Director, Que Energy Ltd.
Mr. Samson Nougbodohoue, Commissioner for Economic Affairs, African Union Commission (AUC)(On behalf of Dr. René N’Guettia KOUASSI, Director of Economic Affairs, AUC)
MOU Signing between JPC and PAPA