- Research field / main research area
- Common Pool Resources Management, Peacebuilding Studies, African Development
Ph.D. in International Development, Nagoya University
M.A. in Inter-disciplinary Social Studies, University of Tokyo
B.A., Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Major assignments since joining JICA in 1989 include: Senior Advisor on Development Policy for Africa (2007-2008), Chief Representative of JICA South Sudan Office (2011-2014), Executive Senior Research Fellow at JICA Research Institute (2008-2011, 2014-2016), Senior Director of Peacebuilding and Reconstruction Office (2014-2017), Chief Advisor of a JICA Cooperation Project in Northern Uganda (2017-2019), Senior Advisor on Peacebuilding (2019-2020), Research Fellow at JICA Ogata Research Institute (2020-2021), and Senior Research Fellow at JICA Ogata Research Institute (2021-Present)
- Hanatani, A., Oscar A. Gomez, and Chigumi Kawaguchi, eds. “Crisis Management Beyond the Humanitarian-Development Nexus
”, Routledge, 2018.
- Watanabe, M. and Hanatani, A, “Issues in Africa’s Industrial Policy Process” in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies. Kwesi Botchway, Akbar Norman, Howard Stein, and Joseph E. Stiglitz eds. Oxford University Press. 2011.
- Hanatani A. and Kana Fuse. ”Linking resource users' perceptions and collective action in commons management – an examination of water supply systems in Southern Senegal”. Water Policy Vol. 14 No 1, pp. 127–147. 2012.
- Hanatani A. ”Exploring User Incentive Mechanisms for Sustainable Water Infrastructure Management – An Institutional Analysis of Rural Water Supply Systems in Senegal”, Forum of International Development Studies. 47-2. 2016.
- Hanatani A.“Exploring the Causal Mechanism of Collective Action for Sustainable Resource Management — A Comparative Analysis of Rural Water Supply Systems in Senegal — ”. JICA-RI Working Paper No.23, 2010.
- Hanatani A. and Kana Fuse.“Linking Resource Users' Perceptions and Collective Action in Commons Management—An Examination of Water Supply System in Southern Senegal— ”. JICA-RI Working Paper No.24, 2010.
- Hanatani A. and Mine Sato.“Assessing Effectiveness and Sustainability of Community-managed Informal Irrigation in Africa —A Comparative Institutional Analysis of "Temporary" Irrigation in Malawi—”. JICA-RI Working Paper No.34, 2011.
Japan Association for African Studies, Japan Society for International Development
Taught at various universities including; Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Kobe University, Kanto-Gakuin University. Currently teaching as Visiting Lecturer at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and Chuo University.