Cebu City -- Owners and representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) gathered here yesterday to prepare for the One Town, One Product (OTOP
) Fair, one of the highlights of the Cebu Business Month celebration in June.
The One Town, One Product (OTOP
) Philippines is DTI's collaborative program with national government agencies and local government units as a customized intervention to level up the products of various localities and drive inclusive local economic growth.
approach and the contract farming business model in extension and rural industry promotion to attain economies of scale, reduce transaction costs and closely link primary producers to markets.
Organizing farmers, the most formidable hurdle and the OTOP
Strangely, the DA seemed to be oblivious after all these years of the successful OTOP
industry concentration strategy of DTI.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) demonstrated the massive potential of the grassroots level in Region 7's food and nonfood industries with the mounting of the One Town One Product (Otop
) Premium Product Showcase at the Paseo Solana, Ayala Center Cebu from November 17 to 19.
The DTI kicked off this year's Balik-Eskwela round during a month-long flagship run at the DTI's OTOP
Showroom in Makati City that wrapped up last May 27.
In the list of OTop
50 Most Admired Companies in the World,O as voted by businesspeople, Singapore Airlines ranked 27 overall with a score of 6.68.