Advanced Development Management Program (ADMP)

sponsored by Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID)

Objectives: The main objective of the program was to train graduate students in the applied aspects of developmental projects by conducting an in-depth study of specific problems facing developing countries. Programs showed the complexity of issues facing decision-makers in developing countries, donor nations, and international organizations.


1992 (1) Sustainable Development (2) Environment and Economic Development
1993 Economic Reforms in Developing Countries: What Can They Learn from Japan
1994 Institutions for Human Development
1995 Disaster Management: Interfacing Emergency Relief with Development
1996 Rethinking Resource Transfers in a World of Growing Interdependence: Trade, Aid and Foreign Investment
1997 Globalization and Development: Search for Boundaries between Market and Other Institutions for Effective Development
1998 Search for the Role of Civil Society: Development Partnerships between NGOs, Public Organizations, and Corporations
1999 Socio-Political Issues, Global Marginalization and African Development: Search for More Viable Policies

Inaugural Lecturers:

1992 Professor Lawrence Klein, Nobel Laureate, University of Pennsylvania
1993 Mr. Michel Camdessus, Managing Director, IMF
1994 H.E. Mr. Prakash Shah, Ambassador of India to Japan
1995 Dr. Sadako Ogata, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
1996 Professor Paul Streeten, Emeritus Professor, Boston University

Mr. Jean-Michel Severino, Vice President for East Asia & the Pacific Region,
The World Bank
1998 Mr. Ernst Ligteringen, Executive Director, OXFAM International (UK)
1999 Mr. Jean-Louis Sarbib, Vice President for Africa Region, The World Bank

Eminent Lecturers (1992 - 1999)

Agarwala, Prof. Ramgopal, Economic Adviser, Vice-President, East Asia Divison, The World Bank
Alvstam, Prof. Claes G., Professor, Director, East and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Goteborg, Goteborg (Sweden)
Aqvist, Mr. Christer, Former Head of Catastrophies, Swedish Red Cross
Aryeetey, Prof. Ernest, Deputy Director, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana (Ghana)
Baneke, Mr. Frans, Managing Director, African Management Services Company
Biberson, Dr. Philippe, President, Medecins Sans Frontie
Bienefeld, Prof. Manfred, Professor, School of Public Administration, Carleton University, Ottawa (Canada)
Chemai, H.E. Mr. S. K., Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to Japan (Kenya)
Clark, Dr. N. G., Director of Graduate Studies, University of Sussex (UK)
Corbett, Dr. Jenny, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford (UK)
de Souza, Prof. Heitor Gurgulino, Rector, The United Nations University
Fujita, Mr. Kimio, President, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (Japan)
Goldman, Mr. Melvin, Senior Industrial Specialist, The World Bank
Gordenker, Prof. Leon, Professor Emeritus, Center for International Studies, Princeton University (USA)
Hewitt, Prof. Adrian, Deputy Director, Overseas Development Institute (UK)
Hollingsworth, Prof. Rogers, Professor of Sociology, Industrial Relations, and History; Chairman, Program in Comparative History, University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)
Horie, Mr. Masahiko, Director of Aid Policy Division, Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan)
Horiuchi, Dr. Shinsuke, Special Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Japan)
Howell, Dr. John, Director, Overseas Development Institute (UK)
Jomo, Prof. K. Sundaram, Professor of Economics, University of Malaya (Malaysia)
Karim, Prof. Wazir Jahan, Professor in Social Anthropology, Convenor of the Women and Human Resource Studies Unit, Universiti Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)
Kosai, Mr. Yutaka, President, Japan Center for Economic Research (Japan)
Kueh, Prof. Yak-Yeow, Professor of Economics; Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lingnan College (Hong Kong)
Kumaoka, Mr. Michiya, President, Japan International Volunteer Center (Japan)
Ligteringen, Mr. Ernst R., Executive Director, OXFAM International (UK)
Lipton, Prof. Michael, Professor of Development Economics, School of African and Asian Studies, University of Sussex (UK)
Little, Dr. Angela, Professor of Education in Developing Countries, Institute of Education, University of London (UK)
Matsui, Ms. Yayori, Director, Asia-Japan Women's Resource Center (Japan)
Mekata, Mr. Shuichiro, Director, Aid Policy Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan)
Mosley, Prof. Paul, Economics Department, The University of Reading (UK)
Nadiri, Prof. M. Ishaq, Chairman, Jay Gould Professor of Economics, New York University, New York (USA)
Noorbakhsh, Dr. Farhad, Chairman, Centre of Development Studies, Glasgow University (UK)
Ohshima, Mr. Kenzo, Director-General, Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan)
Orr, Dr. Robert M., Vice President and Director for Government Relations, Nippon Motorola (USA)
Parkin, Prof. David John, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford (UK)
Salleh, Prof. Muhammad Syukri, Associate Professor & Director, Islamic Development Management Project, School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)
San, Prof. Gee , Graduate Institute of Industrial Economics and Department of Economics, National Central University (Taiwan)
Sandbrook, Prof. Richard J., Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto (Canada
Schrettl, Prof. Wolfram, Director, German Institute for Economic Research (Germany)
Shaw, Dr. D. John, Retired Head of Policy Affairs Service, UN World Food Program (UK)
Shiva, Dr. Vandana, Director, Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology (India)
Singer, Sir Hans W., Emeritus Professor, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (UK)
Sinha, Prof. Radha, Professor of Economics, Sophia University, Professor Emeritus, Glasgow University
Streeten, Prof. Paul, Professor, Director, World Development Institute, Boston University, Boston (USA)
Thiam, H.E. Mr. Aladji Amadou, Ambassador of the Republic of Senegal to Japan (Senegal)
Toye, Prof. John, Professor, Director, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University (U.K.)
Uphoff, Prof. Norman Thomas, Director, Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development, Cornell University (USA)
Wade, Prof. Robert, Professor, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University (UK); Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton University (USA)
Watson, Prof. Andrew, Professor, Chairman, Center for Asian Studies, The University of Adelaide (Australia)
Yamamoto, Mr. Tadashi, President, Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE) (Japan)