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JICA Knowledge Co-Creation program, "Promotion of African Rice Development for Sub-Saharan Countries", Tsukuba, Japan, 24 September - 21 October 2016

 

The first year of three-year Knowledge Co-Creation program on "Promotion of African Rice Development for Sub-Saharan Countries" is organized by JICA Tsukuba International Center in collaboration with the CARD Secretariat.  One program is conducted for two weeks in a row; the first course for seven Anglophone CARD member countries and the second course for six Francophone CARD member countries.  Each country delegates consists of two government high rank officials representing “policy planning, implementation, management and operation of rice marketing infrastructures” and/or CARD/NRDS Task Force.

 

The objective of the program is: Technical Capacity of the participating organization has been improved for implementation of the National Rice Development Strategy (NRDS) as well as policy planning, implementation, management and operation of rice marketing infrastructures.

 

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Title

Presentation by

Overview of CARD and NRDS

CARD Secretariat / PDF (English/French)

Program Orientation

CARD Secretariat / PDF (English/French)

Issues on marketing system for agricultural products in Africa

Mr. Furuichi / IC Net Limited

Prof. Sakurai / Tokyo University

Post-Harvest handling of rice for CARD countries

Dr. Koga

Distribution, processing and food system of agriculture products in Japan

Prof. Hasegawa / Koibuchi Gakuen

Ota Central Wholesale Market

Mr. Harada