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December 12, 2017

Annual General Meeting of OVOP Association

On 12th of December, 2017 "One Village One Product" Association (OVOP Association) held Annual General Meeting in Karakol. OVOP Association was established in 2011 in the framework of the JICA OVOP Project in the KR. More than 300 members of the Association attended the meeting along with the Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the Government in Issyk- Kul region Mr. Monoldorov D., representatives from Karakol Mayor's Office and Ayil Okmotu, members of the Issyk-Kul Brand Committee and other stakeholders and partners.

The results, achievements and challenges of 2017 with the effort of 2200 members of association were shared that total sales of 2017 (January - November, 11 months) has increased to 35% compared to the total sales of 2016. The average annual growth rate since 2012 up to 2017 is stated 37.9%. Also, plans and strategies for 2018 were presented.

A ceremony of awards for successful work and contribution was held, and the meeting finished in a nice pre- New Year mood with songs and dances.

PhotoDeputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the Government in Issyk- Kul region presented award to Mr. Amantaev Kolbai (stone souvenir producer from Bulan-Sogotu, Issyk-Kul rayon)

PhotoAssociation members are satisfied with the result of the effort.

PhotoKara jorgo exercise.


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