The Ambassador expressed his satisfaction and hope the knowledge that has been given and Indonesian experts craft can be equipped to develop the capacity of self, community and village. So expect poor villages that used to be prosperous even be the center of bamboo handicraft industry in Fiji. Usually to make bamboo furniture from the training takes 3-6 months. But in reality only 2 months it is possible.
In order to accommodate all activities kerajian production of bamboo is being built Nawaqabena workshop in the village which has many bamboo plants that have not been empowered. The target is to market it to the resort or hotel.
The event was closed to the granting of certificates to all participants of the training and see displays of bamboo handicraft products produced during 2 months.
Previous training has been conducted Bamboo, Shell Oil and Batik with the Ministry of Social and Women Fiji and the Fiji National University (FNU) for 3 consecutive months. Currently Embassy in Suva is exploring cooperation with the FNU to institutionalize such training in the training curriculum at the FNU.
Fiji TV, newspaper Fiji Times and Fiji Sun reported the closing ceremony meant. In addition, Westpac Bank will provide assistance and micro finance management counseling to participants and invited to display the results buatnnya for public unknown in Westpac Expo February 5, 2011 in Garden City, Suva.
Since the craft training program was rolled out in September last year a variety of print and electronic media covered many events in question. This improves the position of soft power diplomacy Indonesia against the people and government of Fiji.