3rd RRPG Workshop 2012

Opening session of 3rd RRPG Workshop at Universiti Sain Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. 1-2 October 2012.

The 3rd RRPG Workshop was held by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), in Pulau Pinang Malaysia on October 1-2, 2012. The theme of the Workshop is “Cluster Development in Benefiting the Local and Regional Societies and Economic: Revisiting the Challenges and Way Forward”. The participants come from many Asian countries i.e. Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam.The 3rd RRPG Workshop was held by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), in Pulau Pinang Malaysia on October 1-2, 2012. The theme of the Workshop is “Cluster Development in Benefiting the Local and Regional Societies and Economic: Revisiting the Challenges and Way Forward”. The participants come from many Asian countries i.e. Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Presentation and discussion among workshop participants

Presentation and discussion among workshop participants. USM Campus Penang, 1 October 2012

The workshop had 17 presentations and discussions about concept/theories, case studies, and lesson learned. There was advancement of discussions contents about cluster growth and development factors that see the cluster concept in vary perspectives and and sectors i.e. cluster growth and development process, leadership, value chain of production, institutional thickness, spatial pattern and GIS, technology diffusion, challenges and opportunity, and many others. The discussion contents show the progress of our understanding and researches.

Participants in field visit to Penang Rural Development Authority - PERDA food park. Penang, 10 October 2014.

Participants in field visit to Penang Rural Development Authority – PERDA food park. Penang, 2 October 2012.

On October 2, participants visited 3 cluster related objects to Agri-based industrial park, Puncak Mutiara, and Mengkuang Titi homestay. It was fully interesting and valuable experiences to have direct information from the field cluster players.

Network meeting among RRPG participants at USM Campus. Penang, 9 October 2012.

Network meeting among RRPG participants at USM Campus. Penang, 1 October 2012.

Great thanks to all USM Committee for all efforts and resources to hold and made the 3rd RRPG Workshop and Meeting has became very success and give the progress for the group. As well, many thanks for all participants of the workshop.
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