The African Development Bank Pre-TICAD7 Knowledge Event was held in Tokyo on 26 September 2018. The theme of event was human capital and industrial development in Africa.
Following a keynote lecture by Mr. Keijiro Otsuka, Professor of Graduate School of Economics at Kobe University, the panel discussion was carried out along with the theme of human capital and industrial development as well as “Kaizen” in Africa. From UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, Mr. Yuko Yasunaga, Head of UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, and UNIDO’s advisor Mr. Tadesse Dadi Segni took part in the panel discussion.
Date/Time: 26 September 2018 (Wed), 16:30-18:30
Venue: United Nations University HQs, Tokyo, 5F Elizabeth Rose Conference
Organizer: African Development Bank (AfDB)
Co-organizer: UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
Supporter: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Lecturer: Mr. Keijiro Otsuka, Professor of Graduate School of Economics at Kobe
Moderator: Mr. Tetsushi Sonobe, Vice President and Professor at National Graduate
Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Panelists: H.E. Mrs. Ndiyoi Muliwana Mutiti, Ambassador of the Republic of Zambia
Mr. Tadashi Yokoyama, Head of AfDB Asia External Representation
Mr. Toru Homma, Senior Adviser of JICA
Mr. Yuko Yasunaga, Head of UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
More details and documents can be found at the AfDB‘s site.