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Presentation by Ambassador Keiji Yamamoto (Japan) at the 6th Brussels Development Briefing - Brussels, 2 July 2008

Presentation by Ambassador Keiji Yamamoto (Japan) at the 6th Brussels Development Briefing - Brussels, 2 July 2008

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  • 1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Japan’s Leadership on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 2. Japan’s Road to G8 Summit in 2008 May June July Hosted TICAD IV Hosting G8 Summit Participated in High-Level Conference on World Food Security of FAO Japan as the G8 Chair April Hosted TICAD Ⅳ Hosted G8 Development Ministers’ Meeting
  • 3. -Significance of TICAD Ⅳ- Largest policy forum with 41 heads of states/ governments Step To G8 Summit Towards a Vibrant Africa
    • Boosting Economic Growth
    • Ensuring “Human Security”
      • Achievement of MDGs
      • Consolidation of Peace and Good Governance
    • Addressing Environment/Climate Change Issues
    Lead to “Century of African Growth” Boosting Encouraging Signs in Africa
  • 4.
    • The TICAD process will seek alignment   with CAADP agenda to:
    • 1)Enhance capacity to increase food production and agricultural productivity.
    • 2)Improve access to markets and agricultural productivity.
    • 3)Support sustainable management of water resources and land use.
    Agricultural and Rural development African countries have committed, in accordance with the AU Maputo Declaration, to allocate at least 10% of national budgetary resources for agriculture and rural development within five years.
  • 5. Food production and agricultural productivity Agriculture Research Agriculture Professionals Improvement of Food production and agricultural productivity Uganda NERICA Rice Promotion Project Technical Assistance Support to Sustainable Irrigated Agriculture Development Project in Eastern Uganda With a wealth of agricultural experiences, We would like to put out a call for action, Infrastructure aiming to double the current rice production over the next ten years
  • 6. -Japan’s Response to Food Crisis-
    • $85mil.+$100mil. for food aid
    • $10mil. +$50mil. to boost food production
    • Release of over 300,000 tons of imported rice
    • Calling on refraining from instituting restrictions on exports
    • Improvement of agricultural productivity and the production capasity
    • Second-generation biofuels
    Emergency Responses Medium- and Long-term Efforts
    • TICAD IV
    • Doubling rice production in Africa
      • Infrastructure & market development
      • Improvement of technologies
    Shared Recognition of the Gravity Measures against Food Crisis
  • 7. “ Development and Africa”
    • Participants
      • G8 countries
      • 7 African countries
      • AU
      • International Organizations
        • UN & World Bank
    G8 Summit hosted by Japan 7-9, July in Hokkaido Toyako Outreach Session in the First Day