On the 17th of December, the Sesa+Me team, together with Tane no Chikara, held a workshop for 5 participants from Drop Inc., an Osaka-based startup consulting firm. The aim of the workshop was to allow participants to experience the practical aspect of SDGs and learn about ways to incorporate sustainable practices into their daily lives,[…]
UNDOKAI WORLD CUP is a unique event based on school sports festivals called ‘un-dou-kai’. The games at the event are similar to those held at these festivals, but also simple enough that people of all ages can participate and anyone can win prizes. At the end of the third day, a grand prix event is held[…]
From March to June 2019, one AYF alumni had the opportunity to complete a three-month internship with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Pema Yangchen, an AYF fellow from 2018, gained valuable experience, skills and a deeper knowledge of sustainable development during her internship; skills which she is already using back at AYF.[…]
As our world’s population continues to rise, agricultural industries are called upon to match increasing demands. According to a 2009 United Nations report, the world will need to double its food production by the year 2050.
Category: #Interview #Awaji #Agricultural & food Interview date: August 23rd, 2018 Writer: Valentin Defossez From the USA’s sunshine state of California, Amanda was raised in a Japanese-American family. From a very young age, she established a deep connection with the Earth. As Amanda grew up and studied landscape architecture, she became knowledgeable about urban ecology[…]
[INTERVIEW] Mbuli Charles Boliko, Director of the Liaison Office in Japan for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations talks about FAO and agriculture for the future
Category: #interview #Agriculture & Food Interview date: Sep 27th, 2018 Writer: David Question: Could you tell us about FAO’s mission to achieve zero hunger and your activities in Japan? Mr. Charles Boliko: FAO is a specialized agency under the United Nations which focuses on issues related to food and agriculture. Its main objective is to[…]