1986: Registered in Geneva, Switzerland as international NGO

2015: Registered as general incorporated foundation in Tokyo, Japan

2017: Transferred activities of the Swiss SAA to the foundation.

2018: Integrated Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE)

  • Numbers of offices: 6 (Tokyo HQ, Regional Office, Country Offices in Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda)
  • Numbers of staff in Tokyo HQ:9
  • Staff at Regional Office and Country Offices:Appx. 160 (As of February 2021)


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Locations and Contact

Administrative Headquarters & Regional Office

HQ (Japan)

The Sasakawa Peace Foundation Building, 5th Floor, 1-15-16 Toranomon Minato-ku, 105-0001 Tokyo, Japan
+81-3-6257-1870 +81-3-6257-1874

Regional Office (Ethiopia)

Daminarof Building, 4th Floor (next to Century Mall, CMC Road),Gurd Sholla, Bole Sub-City, Kebele 13 PO Box 24135, Code 1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr. Mel Oluoch, Regional Director

Country Offices


Sasakawa Africa Association- Ethiopia
Gurd Shola area, CMC Road, Bole Sub-City, Kebele 13 Daminarof Building (adjacent to Century Mall), 3rd Floor PO Box 12771, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr. Fentahun Mengistu, Country Director


Sasakawa Africa Association- Mali
Hamedallaye ACI 2000, Rue 431, Porte 61, BP E3441 Bamako, Mali
+223-4490-5075 / +223-6669-6843

Dr. Sokona Sissoko, Country Director


Sasakawa Africa Association- Nigeria
No.8 Kura Road, Off Magajin Rumfa Road, Nassarawa GRA PO Box 5190, Kano, Nigeria

Dr. Sani Miko, Country Director


Sasakawa Africa Association- Uganda
Plot 15A, Clement Hill Road, Ruth Towers PO Box 6987, Kampala, Uganda
+256-41-4345497 / +256-393-261180

Dr. Roselline Nyamutale, Country Director

SAA Publications

SAA History Book "Take it to the farmer"

Electronic version of SAA History Book is available here.

SAA Success Stories

Electronic version of SAA Success Stories is available here.

Newsletter of the SAA

Electronic versions of Feeding the Future are available here.

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Core Donor

Nippon Foundation