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.[…]
① As a vice president of African Diplomatic Corps, how do you think African governments can extend the reach of their diplomacy in Japan to regional areas such as Awajishima?
Category: #Awaji #International Relations #Spotlight Interview date: Sep 2nd , 2018 Writer: David Kpondehou David Kpondehou (Benin), Africa-Japan Business and Networking Specialist David is a young entrepreneur who majored in English Linguistics, Transportation and Logistics an additional two years in business school. He has two years of experience working with the Benin National Shipping[…]
Category: #Awaji #International Relations #Spotlight Interview date: Sep 3rd , 2018 Writer: David Kpondehou Though Japan strengthened its relationship with Africa through the establishment of Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD) in 1993, Japan’s history of trade relations with Africa had already been in development since World War I, with cities such as Cairo[…]
As the Managing Director of the Africa Society of Japan, could you comment on the current situation in Africa and its future potential as one of the world’s most major population centers?