The 1st International Joint Conference (19 March 2021)


Date& Time: 19thMarch, 2021 (Fri),17:00-21:00, JST(GMT+9)
Venue: Online Conference via Zoom service
Each presentation is composed of 20 minutes (15-min presentation+ 5-min Q&A)

Organizers: Innovative Africa: Educational Networking Programs for Human Resource Development in Africa’s SDGs (IAfP: Innovative Africa Program)
Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University

Time Table:

16:00-16:55Connection testing time
16:55-17:00Announcement from IAFP Project office
17:00-17:05Opening remarks: Masayoshi Shigeta
17:05-18:25Oral Presentations: Session 1
Alexandra Orford (Botswana University)
“Literature Created by Children – An Innovative Way to Sustainable Development in Botswana”

Azusa Matsui (Kyoto University)
“The Rhythm of the Space and the Rhythm of the Social Relations: Construction History of the Dwelling Space in Mozambique Island”

Finina Abebe (Addis Ababa University)
 “Assessment of Maternal Health Literacy and its Determinants among Pregnant Women in Amhara Region, Northern Ethiopia”

Kana Matsubara (Kyoto University)
“Ethnicity and Wage Gap: the Cases of Laborers in the Ethiopian Leather-shoe Industry”
18:25-18:30Break session
18:30-19:50Oral Presentations: Session 2
Addisu Yilhal (Addis Ababa University)
“A Critical Review of Gender Policy and its Implementation Practice in Ethiopian Higher Institutions”

Miary Raselimanana (University of Antananarivo)
“Phenology and Growth Plasticity under Climatic Variation in a Short-lived Chameleon”

Nkenku Jerry (Kinshasa University)
“Ecological and Comparative Study of Bushbabies (Galagidae, Primates) in some Forest Habitats of Kinshasa, DRC”

Scott Jenkins (Kyoto University)
“Investigation of Grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) Brain Gene Expression using Cross-species Analysis”
19:50-19:55Break session
19:55-20:55Oral Presentations: Session 3
Ssebagala Hussein (Makerere University)
“Characterization and Evaluation of Native Entomopathogenic Fungi against Selected Subterranean Termites”

Titus S. S. Dery (University of Ghana)
“Grasscutter Domestication to Improve the Nutrition of Local People in the Upper West Region of Ghana”

Tangwa Faith Youayeeh (University of Yaoundé I)
“Therapeutic Uses and Cultural values of Honey in the North West Region of Cameroon: Case Study Oku community, NW Region Cameroon”
20:55-21:00Closing remarks: Motoki Takahashi