Yoshihiro NORIKANE

Research Interest:

  • Education for Haitian Working Children in the Dominican Republic


  • Ph.D. Candidate, Kobe University
  • M.A. in Comparative Education, McGill University, Canada


  • Over 20 years of experience in the field of international development (Inter-American Development Bank, UNICEF etc.)
  • Field Studies in Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritania, Senegal, South Africa, Zambia, Haiti, and Suriname (1992-2007)
  • Intern, UNICEF Nepal (1989)


  • Norikane, Y. (1990). Promoting Girls’ Education in Nepal (Master Thesis). McGill University, Canada.

Language/ Skills

  • Japanese (native), English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (basic)

Message to Potential Candidates to Ogawa Seminar

Better world for the Planet Earth.