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JICA Training Program for Nikkei Communities

PROGRAM TITLE: Development of a New, Small Food Business

(Food safety: preparation and handling; Product Development and Promotion, and Back-casting for Business Model Development)

This special program was developed as part of the Training Program for Japanese Descendants. It is supported by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). To purpose of this program is to equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to establish a a new food business in their home countries.

This training program, “Development of a New, Small Food Business”,  is supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as part of the   JICA Training Program for Japanese Descendants.  It was developed to provide opportunities people of Japanese descent to visit Japan to acquire techniques and knowledge, and then apply these  acquired techniques and knowledge to the social, technical or scientific development of their own countries.

The Program focusses on Latin America and South America.


2021 Program

To be hosted online on Google classroom with Video on Demand (asynchronous activities) and and ZOOM through (synchronous activities)

Dates: October 15, 2021 – December 8, 2021


Past programs

2020 Program

Hosted online on Google classroom with Video on Demand (asynchronous activities) and and ZOOM through (synchronous activities)

2019 Program

Held in Kagawa, Japan (Kagawa University) and Yokohama, Japan (JICA)