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APEC Seminar on enhancing market entry for MSMEs including smallholders in Asia-Pacific Region

1. Date

From 9am of Monday August 6, 2018

2. Venue

216/217 Room, International Convention Center Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

3. Objective

  •  For participants to better understand about Food Value Chains (FVC)
  •  For participants to discuss FVC’s role in sustainable and inclusive growth through sharing of experiences

4. Agenda

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:10

Opening Remarks

-       Mr. Masakazu Ikefuchi, Deputy Director-General for International Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan

-       Mr. Francis Daink, the Acting Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Livestock and the PPFS Chair

09:10-09:50

Keynote Speech

Presentation by FAO : Small Farms : Key Characteristics and Issues

-       Mr. Ken Shimizu, Head of Office, FAO Papua New Guinea

 

(Open the floor for discussion and Q&A)

09:50-10:10

Photo Session and Coffee Break

10:10-11:30

Session 1 : Best Practices

(1)  Presentation by Japan’s Agricultural Co-operative : Case Studies of
Agricultural Cooperatives in Japan

-       Mr. Hirofumi Kobayashi, General Manager, International Relations Department JA-Zenchu (Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives), Japan

 

(2)  Presentation by Japan’s private company : Cold Chain Logistics Management in Japan

-       Mr. Motoyuki Hazu, Executive Officer, Overseas Business Development Division, Nichirei Logistics Group Inc., Japan

 

(3)  Presentation by Undiscovered GEMs of Japan Project: UNDISCOVERED GEMS OF JAPAN GRAND PRIX

-       Mr. Yukio Tada, Senior Advisor, Sojitz Research Institute, Ltd., Japan

 

(4)  Presentation by PNG : Promoting APEC Women in Agriculture & Fisheries

-       Mrs. Regina Bi Nukundj, Chief Livestock Officer and Senior Food Security Policy Officer, Department of Agriculture and Livestock

 

(5)  Presentation by Chinese Taipei: The Practice of ‘Lettuce Village’

-       Mr. Yi-khim Tan, Supervisor, Chinese Taipei Association of Input-Output Studies(TAIOS)

 

(Open the floor for discussion and Q&A for each session)

11:30-12:30

Session 2 : Panel Discussion

Theme : Directionality of the support on smallholders

Moderator

-       Dr. Takeshi Kimura, Member of the Board and Corporate Vice President, Ajinomoto co., inc., Japan

 

Commentator

-       Mr. Ken Shimizu, Head of Office, FAO Papua New Guinea

-       Mr. Hirofumi Kobayashi, General Manager, International Relations Department JA-Zenchu (Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives), Japan

-       Mr. Motoyuki Hazu, Executive Officer, Overseas Business Development Division, Nichirei Logistics Group Inc., Japan

-       Mr. Yukio Tada, Senior Advisor, Sojitz Reserch Institute,ltd., Japan

-       Mrs. Regina Nukundj, the Chief Livestock Officer with Department of Agriculture and Livestock(DAL) and the Lead Officer for APEC Women in Agriculture and Fisheries, PNG

-       Mr. Yi-khim Tan, Supervisor, Chinese Taipei Association of Input-Output Studies(TAIOS)

 

-        (Open the floor for discussion and Q&A)

12:30-12:35

Closing Remarks

-       Mr. Kazuo Shimazaki, Director for APEC, G7,G20, IGC, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan

 

 

Executive Summary

Executive Summary.pdf

Presentation Material

1_Small_FarmsKey_Characteristics_and_Issues__Ken_Shimizu.pdf

2_Case_Studies_of_Agricultural_Cooperatives_in_Japan__Hirofumi_Kobayashi.pdf

3_Cold_Chain_Logistics_Management_in_Japan__Motoyuki_Hazu.pdf

4_UNDISCOVERED_GEMS_OF_JAPAN_GRAND_PRIX__Yukio_Tada.pdf

5_Promoting_APEC_Women_in_Agriculture_&_Fisheries__Regina_Bi_Nukundj.pdf

6_The_Practice_of_Lettuce_Village__Yi-khim_Tan.pdf

 

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