Jointly with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI), Overseas Human Resources and Industry Development Association (HIDA), and Japan Productivity Center (JPC), UNIDO ITPO Tokyo will organize a side event to the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), under the theme “Technology Enabling Innovation and Industrialization in Africa” on 27 August in Nairobi.
“Industrialization” is one of the main themes of TICAD VI and Japan is a good example of successful industrialization, which enables the rapid acquisition of new skills and technological capabilities.
The seminar will focus on productivity, human resources, technology transfer and investment promotion, that are all important factors to achieve industrialization in Africa and where Japan has wide experiences and knowledge. During the side event, each organizer will present its current activities in Africa, and discuss the way forward to contribute to development on the continent.
|Date/Time:||27 August (Sat.), 2016||14:00 – 17:00 Seminar (Registration opens at 13:30)|
|17:00 – 18:00 Networking|
|Venue:||Laico Regency Kenya, Mezzanine Level|
|*Please secure access to the venue by yourself.
|Organizers:||Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (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)
Session 1 – Japan’s Technical Cooperation: Productivity, Human Resources, Investment and Technology Promotion
Tea Break (15 min)
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
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. Baeti Molake, Chairman, Pan-African Productivity Association (PAPA)
MOU Signing between JPC and PAPA
Networking with finger foods (60 min)
Contacts for Inquiries
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
(PIC: Mr. Murakami, Ms. Imazu, Ms. Shigematsu)