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Shahid.Vawda

26 September 2023 - January 17, 2023
Republic of South Africa

Shahid.Vawda

Activities

Prof.Shahid has returned to South Africa

January 17, 2024

Prof.Shahid Vawda, who stayed at TUFS as a visiting professor in the fall semester of the 2023 academic year, has returned to South Africa a...

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Prof Shahid visited National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka

27 November 2023

Professor Shahid Vawda visited the National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) in Osaka on November 27, 2023. Guided by Professor Kazunobu Ikeya,...

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Prof Shahid gave a lecture at Hiroshima University

22 November 2023

On Wednesday, November 22, 2023, Prof. Shahid gave a lecture at Hiroshima University.  The title of the presentation was "Transnational Mig...

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The19th KU-TUFS & The115th KUASS・Prof.Shahid give a lecture at University of Kyoto

November 21,2023

Prof. Shahid, Invited Professor, will give a lecture on "World Heritage and the Politics of Mutuality and Inclusion" at Kyoto University on ...

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Prof. Shahid gave a guest lecture.

October 10, 2023

On Tuesday, October 10, Professor Shahid Vawda, ASC Visiting Professor for the fall semester of the 2023 academic year, gave a guest lecture...

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Fall Semester 2023 started

Monday, October 2, 2023

Prof. Shahid, our new visiting professor, has finally arrived in Japan. He will stay in Japan until January 2024. Master students can also ...

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Prof.Shahid has arrived

26 September 2023~

Prof. Shahid, our new visiting professor, has finally arrived in Japan. He will stay in Japan until January 2024. He will give a lecture for...

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Horman Chitonge

30 March 2023 - July 31, 2023
Zambia

Horman Chitonge

Activities

Prof.Homan Chitonge returned to Republic of Zambia

July 31, 2023

Prof. Homan Chitonge has returned to Cape Town after completing his term. Many students attended the lecture titled "the industrialization o...

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Prof Chitonge gave a lecture at Nannzan University

July 17,2023

On July 17, 2023, Prof. Homan Chitonge gave a lecture titled "The African Economic Development Trajectory: The Role of China, Japan and Russ...

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Prof Chitonge gave a lecture at Kyoto University

July5,2023

On July 5, 2023, at Kyoto University, Prof. Homan Chitonge gave a lecture titled "The Industrious and Industrial Revolutions in Africa: What...

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Prof Chitonge gave a lecture at Hiroshima University

3 July 2023

Prof. Horman Chitonge gave a lecture titled "ʻWe Owned this Land Before the State was Establishedʼ: The State, Traditional Authorities, and ...

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Prof Chitonge gave a lecture at Nanzan University

July 17 2023

"The African Economic Development Trajectory: The Role of China, Japan and Russia" ■Speaker:Horman CHITONGE(Visiting Professor at the Afric...

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Prof Chitonge gave a lecture at Hiroshima University

July 3 2023 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. (JST)

■Topic: "ʻWe Owned this Land Before the State was Establishedʼ: The State, Traditional Authorities, and the Land Question in Africa" ■Lectu...

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An editorial article by Prof Chitonge was published

5 June 2023

An op-ed article written by Prof Chitonge based on his lecture at the 77th ASC Seminar has been published by TRT Africa. Here is the link: h...

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The 77th ASC Seminar "The Africa Industrious and Industrial Revolutions: What are the Triggers and Enablers?"

May, 24, 2023

Prof. Horman Chitonge gave his lecture titled "The Africa Industrious and Industrial Revolutions: What are the Triggers and Enablers?" at th...

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The first class started

13 April 2023

Prof. Chitonge provided his first class on Thusday 13 April. The title of the class provided in the spring semester is "Rethinking Africa's ...

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Frank Ahimbisibwe

September 27, 2022 - February 10, 2023
Republic of Uganda

Frank Ahimbisibwe

Activities

Dr. Frank Ahimbisibwe back to home

February 10, 2023

Dr. Frank Ahimbisibwe left Tokyo and went back to Uganda. His lecture on the refugees in Africa was very interesting and many TUFS students ...

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The76th ASC Seminar "Refugees and the Dynamics of Peace Building in Africa"

February 3, 2023

Dr. Frank Ahimbisibwe gave a lecture titled "Refugees and the Dynamics of Peace Building in Africa" at the 76th ASC seminar. ...

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The first class started

Mon., October 3, 2022

Dr. Frank Ahimbisibwe's first class for the course "Refugees and Forced Migration in Africa" started on Monday, October 3, 2022, on the fir...

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Dr. Frank Ahimbisibwe arrived in Japan

October 1, 2022

Dr. Frank Ahimbisibwe from Mbarara University of Science & Technology in Uganda came to Japan on September 27, 2022. He will stay in Jap...

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Adama Ousmanou

September 27, 2022 - February 10, 2023
Republic of Cameroon

Adama Ousmanou

Activities

Farewell to Dr. Adama Ousmane

February 10, 2023

Dr. Adama Ousmane left Japan to go back to Cameroon. We had a small but warm farewell lunch before his departure. ...

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The 71st ASC seminar by Dr. Adama Ousmane

November 28, 2022

Dr. Adama Ousmane gave a lecture at ASC seminar on 28 November 2022. ...

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Fall Semester 2022 started

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Dr. Adama Ousmanou's first class for the course "Islam and Power in the Chad Basin: Comparative study from Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria" star...

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Dr. Adama Ousmanou arrived in Japan

October 1, 2022

Dr. Adama Ousmanou from Maroua University in Cameroon came to Japan on September 27, 2022. He will stay in Japan as a foreign researcher (ti...

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Kojo Opoku Aidoo

March 25, 2022 - August 1, 2022
Republic of Ghana

Kojo Opoku Aidoo

Activities

First class for the spring semester

April 7, 2022

Kojo sensei gave the first lecture for his course in the spring semester on April 7, 2022, the first day of the semester. The theme of the ...

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Prof. Kojo Opoku Aidoo has arrived in Japan

March 31, 2022

Prof. Kojo Opoku Aidoo, our visiting professor from University of Ghana, arrived in Japan on March 25, voluntarily took a PCR test on the t...

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Eria Olowo Onyango

November 15, 2021 - December 15, 2021
Republic of Uganda

Eria Olowo Onyango

Activities

A Tale of a new Home - Dr. Onyango's experiences in Japan -

November 15, 2021 - December 15, 2021

Dr. Eria Olowo Onyango, who stayed in Japan from mid-November to mid-December 2021 as our visiting researcher, wrote an essay about his expe...

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Dr. Onyango returned to Uganda

December 15, 2021

Dr. Eria Olowo Onyango returned to Uganda after one-month stay in Japan. Although almost half of his stay was self-isolation period, he was ...

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Delivering a public lecture at ASC Seminar

December 10, 2021

Dr. Onyango delivered a public lecture at the 64th ASC Seminar on December 10, 2021. The lecture topic was "East African Borders: From Colo...

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We invited a visiting researcher from Makerere University, Uganda

November 15, 2021

We invited Dr. Eria Olowo Onyango from Makerere University. He will stay in Japan until December 15, 2021. His major fields are African stud...

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Evariste Fongnzossie Fedoung

September 24, 2021 - January 31, 2022
Republic of Cameroon

Evariste Fongnzossie Fedoung

Activities

Report of My Visit to TUFS

September 2021 - January 2022

Dr. Evariste Fongnzossie, who stayed in Japan from the end of September 2021 to January 2022, wrote an essay about his experiences in Japan....

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Dr. Fongnzossie returned to Cameroon

January 31, 2022

Dr. Evariste Fongnzossie Fedoung returned to Cameroon after four-month stay in Japan since October 2021. During the four months, he taught t...

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Visiting Kyoto

January 11 - 18, 2022

Dr. Fongnzossie visited Kyoto in January. He delivered a public lecture at the 14th KU-TUFS Seminar on 13th, with the topic "Agrobiodiversit...

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Delivering a public lecture at ASC Seminar

December 22, 2021

Dr. Fongnzossie delivered a public lecture at the 65th ASC Seminar on December 22, 2021. Prof. Ryo Kohsaka gave a comment after his lecture,...

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Dr. Fongnzossie, our visiting associate professor, has arrived

October 1, 2021

Our another visiting researcher, Dr. Evariste Fongnzossie Fedoung from University of Douala, Cameroon, arrived in Japan in late September a...

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Kweku Ampiah

August 10, 2021 - January 31, 2022
United Kingdam, Republic of Ghana

Kweku Ampiah

Activities

Dr. Ampiah returned to UK

January 31, 2022

Dr. Kweku Ampiah returned to UK after his five-month stay in Japan since September 2021. During the five months, he taught for undergraduate...

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Visiting Kyoto

December 15 - 19, 2021

Dr. Ampiah visited Kyoto in December. On 17th, he delivered a public lecture at Kyoto University, and 31 people attended both in-person and ...

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Giving a public lecture at ASC Seminar

November 15, 2021

Dr. Ampiah gave a public lecture at the 62nd ASC Seminar on November 15, 2022. The lecture topic was "The Dynamics of Economic Events betwe...

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Prof. Kweku Ampiah, our new visiting professor, has arrived

September 1, 2021

Prof. Kweku Ampiah, our new visiting professor, has finally arrived in Japan. He will stay in Japan until January 2022. Prof. Ampiah was bor...

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Scarlett Cornelissen

May 12, 2021 - September 1, 2021
Republic of South Africa

Scarlett Cornelissen

Activities

Prof. Cornelissen returned home

September 1, 2021

Prof. Scarlett Cornelisse, our visiting professor from Stellenbosch University, left Japan on September 1, 2021. Although she was supposed ...

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Delivering a public lecture at ASC Seminar

July 20, 2021

Prof. Cornelissen delivered a public lecture at the 60th ASC Seminar on July 20, 2021. The topic was "the Fallist Movements' Antecedents an...

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Prof. Scarlett Cornelissen, our new visiting professor, has finally arrived

June 1, 2021

Our new visiting professor has finally arrived in Japan! Prof. Scarlett Cornelissen from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, came to Japa...

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Kojo Sebastian Amanor

September 28, 2019 - January 31, 2020
Republic of Ghana

Kojo Sebastian Amanor

Activities

My experience in Japan: At Sea in Tokyo

May 2, 2020

Prof. Kojo Sebastian Amanor, a professor of University of Ghana, who has stayed in Japan as a visiting professor of our center from Septembe...

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Giving a lecture at ASC Seminar

December 12, 2019

Prof. Amanor delivered a lecture at our ASC Seminar on December 12, 2019. The theme of the seminar was "Land Administrative Reform and Comme...

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Had a presentation at Kyoto Unviersity

November 19, 2019

Prof. Amanor had a presentation at the 12th KU-TUFS Seminar held at Kyoto University on November 19, 2019. Please click here for the details...

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The first class for graduate students

October 4, 2019

Prof. Amanor had his first class for graduate students on October 4, 2019. The title of the class is "Sustainable Development and Global Gov...

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The first day of the class for undergraduate students

October 1, 2019

Prof. Amanor's class for undergraduate students has begun on October 1, the first day of the fall semester 2019. The class is for second ye...

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A visiting professor has arrived from Ghana

September 28, 2019

The other our visiting professor, Prof. Kojo Sebastian Amanor has arrived in Japan on September 28, 2019. He is a professor of Institute of ...

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Teshome Emana

September 26, 2019 - January 31, 2020
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Teshome Emana

Activities

Dr. Teshome's essay about his experience in Japan

Wed., April 1, 2020

Dr. Teshome Emana, an assistant professor of Addis Ababa University who has stayed in Japan as a visiting professor of our center from Septe...

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Giving a lecture at ASC Seminar

December 19, 2019

Dr. Teshome delivered a lecture at our ASC Seminar. The theme of the seminar was "Land and Youth Migration in Africa: the Case of Two Distri...

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Delivered a lecture at IDE-JETRO

November 28, 2019

Dr. Teshome, our visiting professor, delivered his lecture at APL (Ajiken Power Lunch) of IDE-JETRO on 28th November. APL is a lunchtime wor...

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Had a presentation at Kyoto University

November 19, 2019

Dr. Teshome had a presentation at the 12th KU-TUFS Seminar held at Kyoto University on November 19, 2019. Please click here for the details ...

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The first class for graduate students

October 4, 2019

Dr. Teshome's class for graduate students has started on October 4, 2019. The theme of the class is "Ethnography of Africa". Although he exp...

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The first day of the class for undergraduate students

October 2, 2019

Dr. Teshome had his first class for undergraduate students on October 2, 2019. The class is an elective subject for students and its theme ...

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A visiting professor has arrived from Ethiopia.

September 27, 2019

Dr. Teshome Emana, who will stay in Japan from October 2019 to January 2020 as a visiting professor, has arrived in Japan safely on Septemb...

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Godfrey Hampwaye

March 28, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Republic of Zambia

Godfrey Hampwaye

Activities

Dr. Hapmwaye wrote an essay about his stay in Japan

September 30, 2019

Dr. Godfrey Hampwaye, who stayed from April to July 2019 as a visiting professor of our center, has sent us his essay on his stay in Japan. ...

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Seminar at Institute of Developing Economies - JETRO

Monday, June 17, 2019

Institute of Developing Economies - JETRO, APL (Ajiken Power Lunch) seminar. Date and Time: June 17, 2019 13:30 - 15:00 Venue: C23 seminar r...

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Giving presentation at Kyoto University

3:00 - 5:00 pm, May 20th, 2019

On May 20, Dr. Godfrey Hampwaye gave a presentation at Kyoto University. The theme of the presentation was "Significance, and Institutional...

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Attending Kurayami Festival at Fuchu

Sat., May 4, 2019

On May 4, 2019, Godfrey was invited to Kurayami Festival, Japanese traditional festival at Fuchu city with Shukulu Murekatete and Rodrigue I...

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First class for undergraduate students

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Dr. Hampwaye had the first class for undergraduate students today. Students belong to African Studies Course, and he will give them lecture...

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First class for graduate students

Friday, April 5, 2019

Dr. Hampwaye gave the first lecture for undergraduate students today. The theme of the class is "Planning for Sustainable Regional Developm...

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Our visiting professor from Zambia arrived

Monday, April 1, 2019

Dr. Godfrey Hampwaye arrived at Japan at the end of March. He will stay in Japan for four months untile July 2019 as a visiting professor of...

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Benjamin Amoah

January 27, 2019 - February 11, 2019
Republic of Ghana

Benjamin Amoah

Activities

My Experience in Japan

January 27, 2019 - February 11, 2019

Dr. Benjamin Amoah, who stayed in Japan from January 27, 2019 to February 11, 2019 as a special visiting lecturer of ASC-TUFS, wrote his ess...

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Attending the research meeting at Kyoto University

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

On February 6, 2019, Dr. Amoah visited Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University with Dr. Kazue Demachi. He made a prese...

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Giving a lecture at the 31st ASC Seminar

February 5, 2019

Dr. Amoah gave a lecture at the 31st ASC Seminar at TUFS on February 5, 2018. You can see the detailed report from here. ...

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Winter intensive Course Themed on "Development Finance"

Jan. 30, 2019 - Feb. 1, 2019

Dr. Amoah gave lectures during January 30 and February 1, 2019, as a winter intensive course at TUFS. The class was themed on "Development F...

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Dr. Amoah has arrived

January 28, 2019

Dr. Benjamin Amoah finally arrived in Japan. He is a lecturer of Central University in Ghana, and we invited him as a special visiting lectu...

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Gairoonisa Paleker

October 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Republic of South Africa

Gairoonisa Paleker

Activities

Tokyo Sojourn: How I learnt to eat Okonomiyaki

October - December, 2018

Time flies, and Nisa and Mabutho will leave Japan after a week. Nisa wrote her essay about her staying in Japan. Both during her holidays an...

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Seminar at Kyoto University

Nov. 22, 2018

Dr. Gairoonisa Paleker had a lecture at 7th KU-TUFS Seminar at Kyoto University. The seminar was jointly organized by Center for African Ar...

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Mabutho Generous Shangase

October 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Republic of South Africa

Mabutho Generous Shangase

Activities

Dr. Mabutho's Experience in Japan

October 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Dr. Mabutho Shangase and Dr. Gairoonisa Paleker left Japan on February 1, 2019. They came to Japan on October 2019, and had stayed here for ...

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Seminar at Kyoto University

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 3:00-5:00 pm

Dr. Mabutho Shangase had a lecture at 8th KU-TUFS Seminar at Kyoto University. The seminar was jointly organized by Center for African Area ...

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Lecture at ASC Seminar

Dr. Shangase had a lecture at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, as a speaker of the 26th ASC Seminar. Please visit here for more details....

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Horman Chitonge

June 26, 2018 - July 13, 2018
Republic of Zambia

Horman Chitonge

Activities

My experience in Tokyo and Kyoto

Dr. Chitonge wrote an essay about his stay in Japan from June to July. It was his first time to visit Japan, so everything was new for him. ...

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Seminar at Kyoto University

Mon., July 9, 2018

Dr. Chitonge had a presentation at the academic seminar in Kyoto as below. The seminar was jointly sponsored by Center for African Area Stud...

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Presentation at KAKEN meeting

Thu., July 5th, 2018

Dr. Chitonge had a presentation about land restitution at the research meeting of KAKEN "Resource Management and Political Power in Rural Af...

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Seminar at Institute of Developing Economies – JETRO

Mon., July 2nd, 2018

Institute of Developing Economies - JETRO, APL (Ajiken Power Lunch) seminar Date & Time: July 2, 2018 3:30-5:00 PM Venue: C23 seminar ro...

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Lecture at ASC Seminar

Dr. Chitonge had a lecture at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, as a speaker of the 19th ASC Seminar. Please visit here for more details....

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Denis J. Sonwa

November 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Republic of Cameroon

Denis J. Sonwa

Activities

4-day Intense Course

From January 23 to 26, Dr. Sonwa gave lectures at an intense course "Agroecology, forest governance and rural development in Central Africa....

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Attending the international symposium at TUAT

TUFS-TUAT joint symposium "Regional Biological Resources in Tropical Africa" was held at TUAT. Six presenters were attended: Dr. Sonwa, Dr. ...

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Visiting JICA

Dr. Sonwa and Dr. Oishi visited Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, and met members of Africa Department and...

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First Time Visit at Kyoto

Dr. Sonwa visited Kyoto for the first time with Dr. Oishi. In the morning, they visited Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, and exch...

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Exchanging opinions at Forest Research and Management Organization

Dr. Sonwa and Dr. Oishi visited Forest Research and Management Organization (formaly known as Forestry and Forest Products Research Institu...

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Visiting JIRCAS in Tsukuba

Dr. Sonwa visited Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) in Tsukuba, Ibaraki with Dr. Oishi, a lecturer of ...

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Visiting TUAT

Dr. Sonwa and Dr. Takanori Oishi, a lecturer of ASC - TUFS, visited Department of International Environmental and Agricultural Science (IEAS...

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