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2016

Date, Theme, Presenters & Documents Distributed

 

GDF Seminar on Germany-Japan Partnership for "Quality Growth"

-Sharing Experiences of Industrial Development Cooperation in Partnership with the Private Sector-

 

14:00-17:30, Tuesday, 1st March

 

Introduction:  Izumi Ohno, Professor, GRIPS  >>>document 1
Speakers: 
 Mr. Thomas Rolf, Product Development Senior Manager, GIZ >>> document 2
 Mr. Michael Kleinbub, Advisor for Development Cooperation, EZ Scout, ZDH >>>document 3
 Mr. Hiroyuki Yoneda, Executive Director, JTECS >>>document 4
Panelists:
 Mr. Yoshinobu Ikura, Director General, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department, JICA  >>>document 5
 Mr. Yuji Shimo-Osawa, Director of the Board, HIDA >>>document 6
Closing remarks:
 Ms. Shikibu Oishi,
Senior Advisor for Trade Policy and Economics, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Tokyo

  Program
 
Profile
 
Minutes


2015

Date & Theme

Presenters &
 Documents Distributed

16:30-18:10

Friday,

15 May

ADB-GDF Joint Seminar
on

"FINANCING ASIA'S FUTURE GROWTH"
The Theme Chapter of Asian Development Outlook 2015 

Speaker
Dr. Donghyun PARK,
Principal Economist, ADB  
Presentation

Guest:
Dr. Joseph E. Zveglich Jr., Director, ADB

Moderator:
Prof. Kenichi OHNO, GRIPS
   

2014

Date & Theme

Presenters & Documents Distributed


14:00-17:30
Friday, 7 March
 

GDF Special Seminar
supported by JICA
 

"African Manufacturing: Current Status, Future Prospects and Policy Direction" 
 

Speakers:
Izumi Ohno (GRIPS) - Opening & Moderator

Toru Homma (JICA) - JICA's industrial cooperation in Africa
Joe Amoako-Tuffour (ACET)
 - 2014 African Transformation Report: Growth with Depth
・Edward K. Brown (ACET)
 -
Leveraging Abundant Labour for Manufacturing in Sub-Sahara Africa
・Hinh T. Dinh (World Bank)
- Light Manufacturing in Africa

Kenichi Ohno (GRIPS) - Ethiopia as Japan's Partner in Trade and
  Manufacturing: A Perspective from Ethiopia-Japan Policy Dialogue


  Programme
 
Minutes

 

2013

Date

Theme

Presenters & Documents Distributed

Wednesday 18 December
10:30-13:30




 
 


MOFA-GRIPS Development Forum Special Seminar

"Erik Solheim Talks @ GRIPS"


"Reflecting of the OECD/DAC's role in the changing architecture of global development cooperation and its future perspective"


 

Opening Remarks:
Mr. Mitsuhiro Wada, Deputy Director-General, International Cooperation Bureau, MOFA

Keynote Address:
Mr. Erik Solheim, Chair, OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC)

Moderator:
Izumi Ohno, Professor, GRIPS

Programme
Related Documents

2011

Date & Theme

Presenters & Documents Distributed


Monday, 17 October
 15:00-17:30

GDF & JICA
Joint Seminar

"Japan's Approach to Africa Development during TICAD IV: The Case of Ethiopia"
 

Agenda

Minutes


Policy Minutes
No. 24

 

Opening Remarks:
H.E. Mr. Markos Tekle Rike,
  Ambassador, Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
・Mr. Masaki Noke,
  Deputy Director-General, International Cooperation Bureau / Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau, Ambassador for Civil Society, MOFA

Presenters:

Ms. Kyoko Kuwajima, Director General, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department, JICA
"JICA's Assistance for Industrial Development in Ethiopia"
 

Mr. Go Shimada, Director, Research Program Division, JICA Research Institute, "Achievement in the Quality and Productivity Improvement (KAIZEN) Project"
 

Kenichi Ohno, Professor, GRIPS
"Industrial Policy Dialogue in Ethiopia―Transferring Mindset and Methods from East Asia"

 

Prof. Daniel Kitaw, Associate Professor, Addis Ababa University (expert in Kaizen and quality control)
"Experiences of Kaizen in Ethiopia and the way forward


Izumi Ohno, Professor, GRIPS
"Sharing East Asian Experiences with Africa: Japan's Policy Dialogue and Korea's Knowledge Sharing Program"


 

Date

Theme

Presenter

Thursday
6 October
16:30-18:15

 

UNDP-GRIPS Development Forum Public Seminar

"Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development"

Programme

Opening Remarks:
Prof. Keiichi Tsunekawa, GRIPS Vice President

Panelists:
・Ms. Sigrid Kaag, UNDP Partnership Bureau Director, and UN Assistant Secretary- General
・Mr. Hiroshi Matsuura, Director, Global Issues Cooperation Division, International Cooperation Bureau, MOFA

Facilitator:
Izumi Ohno, Professor, GRIPS

Chairman:
Mr. Toshiyuki Niwa, Interim Director, UNDP Tokyo office

2010

Date

Theme     Presenter Documents Distributed



25th May


GMF-GRIPS Round Table

“Toward a Brighter Future”

Presentation from
the Transatlantic Taskforce on Development

 ・The Honorable Jim Kolbe
  (Co-chair, Transatlantic  
  Taskforce on Development)

 ・
Prof. Carol Lancaster
  (Dean, Georgetown University)

 ・
Mr. Max Lawson
  (Senior Policy Adviser, Oxfam)

 ・
Mr. Junichi Hanai
  (Senior Advisor, Rural  
   Development Dept., JICA)

 Chair: Prof. Ikufumi Tomimoto    
 (GRIPS)

 ・Program (64KB)
 
Transatlantic Taskforce
  on Development Members
 
(387KB)
Transatlantic Taskforce on
  Development: Japan and
  China
(91KB)
Attendee List
(50KB)
Report “Toward a Brighter
  Future”
(3.64MB)
 

2008

Date Theme Presentation Program,
Minutes
 Related Documents

27th
November

GRIPS-ODI-JICA
Joint Seminar

"African Growth in the Changing Global Economy"
-How to implement the TICAD IV promises for sustained growth?-

Mr. Simon Maxwell,
ODI, UK
(682KB)
Prof. Akio Hosono,
GRIPS
(1,698KB)Ambassador. H.E.Elly E.E.Mtango,Tanzania (25KB)
Prof. Izumi Ohno, GRIPS
(306KB)
Mr. Matsuo Watanabe, JICA
(29KB)
Program
(11KB)

Minutes
 (51KB)

 

Commentator:
Mr. Kazunori Oshiyama
, JICA (213KB)

Policy Minutes
No.23

(pdf file, 3.5MB)
25th July

"How can Japan effectively support economic growth in Africa?" -The African perspective- Presentation1(1.2MB)
Elumba Jean Denis
(Research Associate, GRIPS)

->Summary
Presentation2
(1.3MB) 
(
Prof. Dr.
Sanga-Ngoie Kazadi, APU) ->Summary
Program (54.7KB)

Minutes (69.3KB)

 

Opening remarks & background (Prof. Kenichi Ohno, 294.2KB)

 

22nd May

"Fostering True Ownership in Developing Countries"
—Based on the Experiences of Japanese and Nordic Assistance in Asia—

 

Alf Morten Jerve (Senior Researcher, the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway) (Slide 111KB)

 

Izumi Ohno
(Professor, GRIPS, Japan)

(Slide 54KB)

 

Program (84KB)

 

Minutes (95KB)

 

 

Commentator:

Yasutami Shimomura (55KB)

Annette Skovsted Hansen (74KB)

Masumi Shimamura (38KB)
 

Recipients'perspective:
Elumba Jean Denis N.
(60KB)

 

2005-2007

Date Theme Related Documents

18th Oct 07

Seminar on Aid for Self-Reliance and Budget Support for Educational Development

 

Session1
   Program (12KB)
Session2
     Program (12KB)
7th Jun 06 Seminar on Political Governance, Economic Policy Reforms, and Aid Effectiveness--The Case of the Philippines: Lessons from the Ramos Administration
9th Nov 06 Seminar on FDI promotion in African Countries
--Strategic Action Initiatives for Economic Development
8th Nov 06 Feedback seminar on GRIPS study
--Managing the Development Process and Aid: East Asian Experiences in Building Central Economic Agencies
21st Apr 06 [5th PFM seminar]
Findings and Lessons from Public Financial Management Reform Program (PUFMARP), Ghana--From a Ghanaian Perspective

Mr. Alhassan Iddrisu (Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Ghana/ GRIPS Ph.D. Candidate)

24th Mar 06 Comparative Study on the Local Meanings of Educating All and the Process of Adopting EFA Development Goals in Three East African Countries--The Case of Kenya

Dr. Fatuma Chege (Kenyatta University)

9th Dec 05 [4th PFM seminar]
State Financial Management Project, Mozambique--Evaluation Findings and Lessons

Ron McGill  (Crown Agents)
Luke Gander (Crown Agents)

9th Jun 05 [GRIPS-ODI Joint Seminar]
The Impact of PRSPs —Achievements, Challenges and the Role of Aid—

David Booth (ODI)
Julius Court (ODI)

  • Seminar report (261KB)
    Issued under the series of GDF Policy Minutes. All of the distributed materials are collected in this book.
15th Mar 05 [GRIPS-ODI Feedback Seminar]
Good Donorship and the Choice of Aid Modalities

Karin Christiansen (ODI)
Izumi Ohno
Shoko Yamada
Yumiko Niiya

  • Seminar report (756KB)
    Issued under the series of GDF Policy Minutes. All of the distributed materials are collected in this book.

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