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JICA-Net Multimedia-based Learning Materials Sample Activities[Utilize in lectures at universities]

Vitalize a lecture by using multimedia-based learning materials

JICA-Net Multimedia-based learning material which uses movies and animation slides effectively, utilize not only in actual projects, but also in lectures at universities.
Seeing is believing. It is appreciated to be known contents' information comprehensibly, moreover English versions are useful in English lectures as supplementary materials. The point for utilization is select the material with suitable content length in lecture time.

*"Internal Access Only" described in 'Access Rights' column of contents detail page, please note it is the material with limitation of JICA internal use.

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"Facilitator training tool for FFS session quality control"

The Farm Forestry Field Schools (FFS) are platforms for discovery based learning for farmers. The FFS methodology was developed by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations.
The Intensified Social Forestry Project in Semi-Arid Areas (ISFP) is a technical cooperation project between JICA and Kenya Forestry Service (KFS), the FFS methodology has been applying in social forestry extension field since 2004.
Based on experiences of ISFP, this multi-media material "Facilitator training tool for FFS session quality control" was created to explain how FFS facilitators should perform in FFS sessions.

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"JICAs Cooperation in the Health Sector -Actions for Human Security in Health-"

JICA is promoting international cooperation and collaboration to help protect and nurture the lives of people in developing countries and achieve human security by focusing on capacity development.
"JICA's Cooperation in the Health Sector: Actions for Human Security in Health Sector" provides an insight into JICA's approach towards cooperation in the health sector through the introduction of projects to strengthen local health systems, improve mother and child health care, and control infectious diseases.

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"What is LBE?-The Concept and Adoption of University Education Centering on Team Research-"

By answering the question, "What is LBE?", the material explains the merits of using LBE.
It uses footage of Japanese classes, as well as success stories from universities outside Japan (the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh, Indonesia and the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam) to help people thinking of introducing LBE into their classrooms to implement it smoothly.
The material provides concrete images and a thorough explanation of LBE, so that educators can consider how to introduce LBE in a way that best suits their needs.

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"Agricultural Development Cooperation in the African Tropical Savannah Program: Bringing Brazil's Success to Africa"

JICA has spent more than 20 years since the middle of 1970s providing agricultural development aid in the Cerrado region of Brazil. Formerly considered "wasteland," the area has now been transformed into one of the world's top agricultural regions. Given current fears of a global food crisis, the experience and knowledge gained from the Cerrado agricultural development should be used to explore the vast agricultural potential of the African tropical savannah. Japan and Brazil have begun a bilateral project in Mozambique. This teaching material offers a concise look at this project's history and expectations.

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"Strengthening of Local Health System -Inter Local Health Zones in the Philippines-"

This teaching material titled "Strengthening of Local Health System (Devolution and Health Services): Inter Local Health Zones in the Philippines" focuses on how Inter Local Health Zones are organized, the process of institutionalization, and how they are helping to make effective use of limited resources. The material is based on the experiences of local governments in the Philippines as they worked together to improve the quality of local health services following the devolution.

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