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:7
  • Staff at Regional Office and Country Offices:Appx. 170 (As of June 2017)


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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

Katsuhiro Osako, Senior Executive Director

Regional Office (Ethiopia)

Gurd Sholla Daminarof Building, 4th Floor Bole Sub-City, Kebele 13
PO Box 24135, Code 1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr. Mel Oluoch, Regional Director

Dr. Deola Naibakelao, Deputy Regional Director in charge of SAFE

Country Offices


Sasakawa Global 2000, 22 Street in front of Maria Ribatto Catholic School, PO Box 12771, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr. Fentahun Mengistu, Country Director


Sasakawa-Global 2000, Hamedallaye ACI 2000, Rue 335, Porte non codifiée, près du monument Bougie Ba, BP E3541 Bamako, Mali

Dr. Sokona Sissoko, Country Director


Sasakawa Global 2000, No.8 Kura Road, Off Magajin Rumfa Road, Nassarawa GRA PO Box 5190, Kano, Nigeria

Dr. Sani Miko, Country Director


Sasakawa Global 2000 Plot 15A, Clement Hill Road, Ruth Towers, Nakasero PO Box 6987, Kampala, Uganda
+256-41-4345497 / 256-31-2261180

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