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Video: The Role of Infrastructure in Women's Economic Empowerment Workshop at TICAD IV

The Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, May 29th, 2008, Yokohama, Japan

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Welcoming remarks:
Hashimoto 90Mr. Kazushi Hashimoto, Executive Director, JBIC Video
Oby 90

Mrs.Obiageli K. Ezekwesili, Vice-President for Africa, World Bank Video

Johnson-Sirleaf 90Keynote Speech: Dr. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia “The Challenge of Gender Equity in Infrastructure Reconstruction in Liberia” Video at World Bank YouTube
Panel 1: Infrastructure and Entrepreneurship Video
David Donaldson 90

David Donaldson, Senior Manager, IFC, Infrastructure, Sub-Saharan Africa, “Village Phone Program in Nigeria.” Video, "A Message from Nigeria to Japan"

Bharati 90Ms. Bharati Chaturvedi, Founder and Director of Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group“Women Entrepreneurs in Urban Waste Management India” Also, Podcast on "Garbage Gold"

Panel 2: Infrastructure and Social Empowerment Video
Eddy 90Mr. Eddy Purwanto, Chief Operating Officer, Indonesia/Rehabilitation and Reconstruction NAD-Nias Executing Agency, “Aceh Tsunami Reconstruction project”
Ishikawa 90Mr. Takeo Ishikawa, Division Director, Water Resources Division II,
Water Resources and Disaster Management Group, Global Environment Department , JICA on “PEPTAC (safe water and community participation in Senegal)”
Panel 3: Infrastructure and Gender Risks and Vulnerabilities Video
Ruvimbo 90Ms. Ruvimbo Mabeza-Chimedza, Freelance consultant, “Gender, Agriculture, and Rural Infrastructure, Zimbabwe”
Esther MuiruMs. Mwaura, Director, GROOTS, Kenya, “Gender Dimension of Climate Change”
Concluding remarks
Professor Meguro 90

Professor Yoriko Meguro, Department of Sociology, Sophia University, Tokyo


Dominique 90Ms.Dominique Lallement, Gender and Infrastructure Consultant,
previously ESMAP Manager, World Bank



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