On October 12-15, 2021, Carlos Tarrasón conducted the first training for APEM and other institutions of the Piura mango cluster. The training consisted of training on the policy and methodologies of clusters to train the APEM team as executing entity and also the institutional and business leaders at the beginning of the execution of the initiative to improve the competitiveness of the mango cluster in Piura, Peru. Basic concepts were transmitted and work was done with a practical case and real examples that replicate the cluster initiative process and allow participants to participate from the beginning with full knowledge of the process.

Keywords: Africa, Brazil, China, Cluster Policy, Government

Authors: Zhiting Wang, Carlos Tarrasón

 

Introduction

Cluster policy is a growing global phenomenon, addressing challenges that no actor can control unilaterally and providing platforms for collaboration. This article examines best practices in cluster policies for Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa including Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome e Principe, when compared to those undertaken by Brazil and China.

On April 22, 2021 we held the project kick-off meeting with Innóvate Perú, PRODUCE and the ITP to execute the technological roadmap for food ingredients in Peru. Project that seeks to develop the high value vegetable food ingredients industry and its supply chains in Peru. See project details here. 

On February 25, 2021, the action plan and governance model for the Teresina health services cluster was presented, with the participation of more than 80 representatives of companies and institutions. The action plan for 2021-2022 includes structural actions to strengthen the cluster, innovation and technology, quality and patient experience, and integration with the market. The cluster is part of the Teresina Competitiva Program, led by the city hall, and with the support of SEBRAE, Sindhospi, BNB, State Government and financed by the World Bank. See project description here. 

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On December 17, 2020, the action plan for the Teresina fashion cluster was presented, with the participation of more than 50 representatives of companies and institutions. A set of actions were presented to organize and energize the cluster, improve the identity and positioning of brands, improve productivity and quality in companies, strengthen online sales and expand sales to other states, as well as the acceleration of Business. The cluster is part of the Teresina Competitiva Program, led by the mayor's office, with the support of SEBRAE, BNB, the State Government and FIEPI and financed by World Bank. See project description here. 

On November 26, 2020, the strategic vision for the Teresina health services cluster was presented, with the participation of more than 50 representatives of companies and institutions. A strategic vision was presented to position Teresina as a reference in health solutions with high resoluteness and efficiency, placing the patient at the center of the solution and orienting itself towards value models. The cluster forms part of the Teresina Competitiva Program, led by the city hall, and with the support of SEBRAE, Sindhospi, BNB, State Government and FIEPI and financed by the World Bank. See project description here.

On November 24, 2020, we will participate in the 12th Latin American Congress of Clusters, organized by TCI, virtually. Carlos Tarrasón, director of Cluster Consulting, will moderate the panel on opportunities for agribusiness and sustainability in Latin America, with the participation of Piero Ghezzi and Marcelo Yangosian.Access the registry here

 

 

During the days 14th to 15th of October 2020, we participated in the XXIII World Cluster Conference of TCI, organized by TCI, in a digital format. Carlos Tarrasón, CEO of Cluster Consulting, made a presentation on the second day with the experience of the company on the following topic: "COVID accelerating digital transformation in fashion and health services in Teresina, Brazil". 

 

 
During the days 14th to 15th of October 2020, we participated in the XXIII World Cluster Conference of TCI, organized by TCI, in a digital format. Juan Luis Salinas, Cluster Consulting Peru consultant, made a presentation on the second day with the experience of the company on the following topic: "Developing a strategy for sustainable and deforestation-free Amazonian cocoa from Ecuador". 

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