UTSUNOMIYA UNIVERSITY Inter-University Exchange Project Support for the Formation of Collaborative Programs with African Universities

Programme for Developing Human Resource to
Contribute to SDGs by Merging
African Potential and Japanese Scientific Technology


UU-A Sub-leader Prof. Sakamoto Kumiko’s congratulatory speech was featured in Tanzanian media


The Japanese Embassy in Tanzania held a ceremony to award the Foreign Minister’s Commendation1) to Mwalimu Christopher Kiranga Rufo, a Tanzanian botanist, for his contribution to ” Promotion of academic exchange through Botany between Japan and Tanzania”. UU-A Sub-leader Prof. Sakamoto Kumiko delivered a congratulatory speech, which was covered by Tanzanian media2) (October 30, 2023).

1) Foreign Minister’s Commendations for FY 2023

2) “Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation” TBCNEWS OCTOBER 30, 2023
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwkrF7v-eP4(Around 7:29)