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Masaru Arakida

Senior Researcher, Asian Disaster Reduction Center
Mr. Masaru Arakida is a specialist in disaster risk reduction field, and he is involved in many projects such as community-based disaster management, satellite utilization, computer networks, and the disaster prevention planning. His career started in private consulting company in 1987, he conducted the damage estimation of local government. And he moved the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) at 2000 and extended his field to Asian countries. He collaborated many projects with ADRC member countries, and also he was dispatched to many disaster sites in Asia as a quick investigation team. Furthermore, he worked in Central America at 2006-2009 as a JICA long term expert of the Project on Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Management in Central America "BOSAI". After that he has joined the JICA project of Capacity Development for Effective Flood Management in Flood Prone Area in Kenya from 2011 as an expert of community-based disaster management.
Global Japan
DEC 9, 2013

Africa and Japan: Business and Development Partnerships after TICAD V

By Masaru Arakida, George Krhoda, Satish Selvanathan, Satoru Nishikawa. < Session Title > G1 Global Conference 2013 Breakout Panel Session II <B > Africa…