September 20, 2018
From left, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina and JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka
JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka held talks with African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina at JICA headquarters in Tokyo on Sept. 6.
They discussed various issues related to African develoopment such as economic situation, industrial development, agricultural development, renewable energy, and the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), which is scheduled for next year. Regarding agricultural development, they agreed that the two agencies would continue their discussions of promoting the active use of new agricultural technologies.
JICA will partner with the African Development Bank to contribute to solving development challenges in African countries.