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April 2013

Fostering Growth in Africa


PRIME MINISTER'S DIARY
Ceremony to Commemorate the Second Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake/TPP Negotiations  ( HTML : English / Japanese )
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Brief reviews of two of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent addresses.

 


COVER STORY
Fostering Growth in Africa  ( HTML : English / Japanese )
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In this month’s Cover Story we introduce some of the activities being undertaken by Japan to assist in Africa’s growth, beginning with a preview of the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) and an interview with TICAD V Ambassador Makoto Ito.

 


Open for Business  ( HTML : English / Japanese ) PDF(1,048KB)

Profiling some of the many African and Japanese individuals who have been contributing to economic growth in Africa through private enterprise.

 


Giving Children a Better Chance  ( HTML : English / Japanese ) PDF(755KB)

In this feature we look at a campaign led by a Japanese private company to improve sanitation in Uganda via the installation in schools, clinics and other places of hand-washing facilities, and at the well-known continent-wide project led by the Japan International Cooperation Agency to strengthen math and science education.

 


Support for the Future of South Sudan  ( HTML : English / Japanese ) PDF(417KB)

Interviews with two high-ranking officers of the JSDF who have been dispatched to the world’s newest country, South Sudan.

 


Join with Us as Partners  ( HTML : English / Japanese ) PDF(109KB)

Zimbabwe Ambassador to Japan and Dean of the African Diplomatic Corps (ADC) His Excellency -Stuart Comberbach shares his thoughts on Japan-Africa relations today.

 


SERIES
STUDENTS' CORNER
Ways of Japan: Hideyo Noguchi ( HTML : English / Japanese )
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Learn about the famous Japanese bacteriologist Dr. Hideyo Noguchi and answer our quiz!


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
ADLibR system to Speed Generation of Therapeutic Antibodies  ( HTML : English / Chinese / Japanese )
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A Japanese bio-venture company has developed a new technique for quickly producing large quantities of human antibodies from a cultured cell line derived from chickens.


JAPANESE ABROAD
On Broadway  ( HTML : English / Chinese / Japanese )
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Introducing influential Japanese theater, film and special event producer Kumiko Yoshii.


47 PREFECTURES: FROM A TO Y
Fukuoka/Fukushima  ( HTML : English / Chinese / Japanese )
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Continuing this series introducing places or things of interest in each of Japan’s forty-seven prefectures, Rob Gilhooly visits the Hakata, Fukuoka flagship store of perhaps Japan’s best known ramen noodles restaurant, Ippudo, and one of Fukushima’s oldest sake producers, Suehiro Sake Brewery in Aizu-wakamatsu.



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