Reports from Fields (Contributions)
This network welcomes proactive contributions of information on real African conditions from people involved in and supporting business operations in Africa and various personal reports from Japanese people who stay in or tour Africa for business or tourism purposes.
This section will post information on themes other than those specified above, personal observations and personal experiences. Given the objectives of this network, we would like to receive information that would be useful for deepening understanding about African economies, African business environments, business chances and business risk control.
* If you want to provide information, please contact us from here
Example of contributed article
Mr. Tamotsu Ishihara, Chief of Representative Office of Mitsui & Co. Europe Plc. in Maputo
“What is Maputo like?” (Japanese)
(“Japan Foreign Trade Council monthly report” December 2013 No.720)
Life, consumption behavior and breakdown of living expenses in African village – this kind of information won’t be known by common people except people who come into agricultural area and live with them. Members of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers who work hard at their mission will provide valuable information that was investigated on the spot.