Report on the guest lecture (Former Japanese Embassy Specialist Investigator: Takashi Sugawara, Former Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, JICA: Tadahiro Ikoma)

We invite Mr. Sugawara Takashi, former Japanese Embassy Specialist Investigator, and Mr. Ikoma Tadahiro, former Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, JICA to the professional workshop today. Mr. Sugawara introduces the 2 years of job experience at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Japan, and to provide an opportunity for participants to consider an international career in a diplomatic field.

Mr. Ikoma discusses his experience working with an agricultural extension worker to promote organic farming at the local government level in the Philippines as a JICA volunteer and establish a demonstration vegetable farm in a mountainous village, regarding grassroots development and international cooperation development.