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NTCI : Business member of Nutrition-Japan Public-Private Platform (NJPPP)

NTCI has been elected as a member of the Nutrition-Japan Public-Private Platform (NJPPP) at the 10th steering committee meeting held on September 7, 2018. NJPPP is an initiative launched by the Government of Japan in 2016 to focus on improving nutrition in emerging and developing countries via public-private partnerships. As a member, NTCI aims to participate actively in the promotion of nutrition improvement projects in developing countries by encouraging participation and investments from the private sector.
Visit the NJPPP website

September 20, 2018

Lecture presentation held by RICCI EVERYDAY Inc.

RICCI EVERY DAY Inc. is well known in Japan and overseas for their unique bags created from local textiles. The company was established with the aim of enhancing the livelihoods of Ugandan single mothers. Ms. Chizuru Nakamoto, president of the company, kindly shared her experience and knowledge as to how she made social contribution through business. Her energetic and voluntary effort is certainly an encouraging model example to be used for other countries and activities.
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June 22, 2018

Received a prestigious award in 2018 from the Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering for playing a significant role in “International Contribution”

President Iwamoto was congratulated for the company’s big contribution to peacebuilding in conflict-affected countries and was awarded the trophy of “International Contribution” by the Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering for the year of 2018. The award announcement is scheduled to be released on the opening page of Water, Land and Environment Engineering journal (July issue). The event would also be posted on the Society’s website.
See the award announcement (Japanese only)

June 5, 2018

Received an Encouragement Award from the Japanese Society for Tropical Agriculture in March 2018

One of the staff members of the company won the Encouragement Award for her research carried out on “The Effects of Water-Saving Agriculture, Intercropping System for Increasing Food Production and Technology Development in the Nile Delta, Egypt”. Her thesis was presented with much success at the Japanese Society for Tropical Agriculture annual event.
See the program of the 123rd annual meeting (Japanese only)

March 12, 2018

Activities

Revitalizing the agriculture sector in Iitate village, Fukushima prefecture:
Participation in on-field demonstration sessions conducted by Dr. Masaru MIZOGUCHI, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo.
Dr. MIZOGUCHI is carrying out studies on the “Development of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) in farm management system that enhances production of safe agricultural and livestock produce.” 
As part of our effort to help revitalize agriculture in Fukushima Prefecture after the Earthquake Disaster in 2011 on the East Coast of Japan, the company is assisting Dr Mizoguchi in his research in this field.

Go to Dr. Mizoguchi's lab website