Experience & Activities
Affiliation: International Development Center of Japan
Title: Advisor to the President
Birthplace: Okazaki City, Aichi, Japan
Jinichiro Yabuta studied architecture and urban planning in Nagoya Institute of Technology and Nagoya University. He received Doctor of Engineering in 1975. Since then, he has participated in many consulting projects in developing countries. Major examples are Upper Central Region Development Plan for Thailand, Rural Development Program in Tanzania, and Capacity Development for the Management of Border Area of the Dominican Republic. During the period 1997-2007, he served as president of International Development Center of Japan. Based on his practical experience, he gave seminars once in every year to international students at Graduate School of Governance, Meiji University.