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  • Topics:

    Call for Application for Structured Learning Visit (SLV) cum Business Matching in Thailand (August 15-21, 2017)

  • Location:

    123 Mittraphap Rd., Muang District, KonKaen

  • Start Date:

    15 Aug 2017

  • End Date:
    2017-08-21 00:00:00

    21 Aug 2017

Event Description

Mekong Institute (MI) is implementing a two year project on “Enhancing Competitiveness of SMEs in the Southern Economic Corridor (SEC) of ASEAN Mekong Subregion (AMS)” funded by Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF). As part of the Project framework, MI is orgianisng two Structured Learning Visits (SLVs) cum Business Matching in Thailand to bring the representatives of selected SMEs and public and private Business Development Service (BDS) providers in the 19 SEC Provinces to observe and learn from the successful industrial clusters and value chains intergation best practice. The SLVs will also expose them to the emerging business opportunities in Thailand through business matching and networking.

The program has the following main activities:

Structured Learning Visit (SLV):

The SLV will provide participants with the direct exposure to the successful industrial clusters and value chain integration models in Thailand. They also learn about state-of-the-art production systems, packaging, processing, standards & certification process, quality control technologies, R&D, skill development opportunities and suppliers of some leading organizations (businesses / associations / institutions) in the related industries in Thailand.

Business Matching:

It will enable the participants to identify emerging opportunities for business development in Thailand and vice versa. It will also enable the participants to establish network and linkages with different key stakeholders in Thailand.

A total of 14 participants from the 7 Provinces in CMTV (two from each province) are invited to participate in the SLV. Target group includes selected SMEs and public and private BDS providers from the 7 SEC provinces, where the project focuses on pisciculture product sectors below:

  • Battambang (Fresh Water Fish Sauce)
  • Koh Kong (Sea Water Fish Sauce)
  • Preah Sihanouk (Dry Shrimp)
  • Kampot (Flower of Salt)
  • Tanintharyi / Dawei (Mackerel Fish)
  • Ca Mau (Dried Snakeskin gourami)
  • Can Tho (Pangasius)

For further information about the program, please refer to the documents below:

  1. Concept Note;
  2. Application Form;
  3. Program Schedule;
  4. Field Visit Guideline for Participants;
  5. Welcome Pack.

For details, please contact:

Mr. Toru Hisada
Senior Project Coordinator
Trade and Investment Facilitation (TIF)
Department
Mekong Institute (MI)
Tel: (+66) 43 202268 (Ext: 4097)
Fax: (+66) 43 203 656
Email: toru@mekonginstitute.org
Website: www.mekonginstitute.org
Mr. Kyaw Min Tun
Program Officer
Trade and Investment Facilitation (TIF)
Department
Mekong Institute (MI)
Tel: (+66) 43 202268 (Ext: 4016)
Fax: (+66) 43 203 656
Email: kyaw@mekonginstitute.org
Website: www.mekonginstitute.org