2016 Aug. 27 02:00 AM
2016 Aug. 27 05:00 AM
Laico Regency Kenya, Mezzanine Level, Nairobi
METI Japan, UNIDO ITPO, HIDA, and JPC
TICAD VI side event:Technology enabling innovation and industrialization in Africa
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 on the sidelines of the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) , under the theme “Technology enabling innovation and industrialization in Africa” 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, which are all important factors to achieve industrialization in Africa, and on which 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.
For programme and registration, please visit this page: https://www.unido.or.jp/en/coming/2643/