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Extensive network that spreads across the whole African continentLocal network consisting of more than 450 individuals in over 44 countries

DMM.Africa x jica ABE initiative

DMM.Africa has its own proprietary network of talented elite human resources of more than 450 individuals in 44 African countries. These talents come from both private and public organizations. DMM.Africa identifies these talents from our well-developed channels including the ABE Initiative (JICA). DMM.Africa has its own bases of operation in Rwanda, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and Tanzania. In addition to these core base locations, DMM.Africa has a network of mid-career African professionals that have actual experience of having lived in Japan.

*ABE Initiative
A program for cultivating industrial human resources through master's programs in Japan and internship programs for young talent who are responsible for the next generation of African countries. JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) implemented this ABE Initiative under the guidance and initiative of the Japanese government. A project aiming to train human resources who understand Japanese technology and management, ABE Initiative hopes to develop a pool of local supporters/partners in Japanese companies' business deployment in Africa.
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Since 2016, DMM.com has participated in the ABE Initiative program of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as an internship program implementation company. In addition to accepting 7 African talents as interns in 2016 and then 12 in 2017, DMM.com also has facilitated inbound visits to its DMM.make Akiba facility to African entrepreneurs when visiting Japan.

Network that provides benefits
to both sides

Japanese Companies
  • Identifying products and services that attract local interests in Africa
  • Ability to conduct research without being limited to regional areas and genres
  • Ability to find business partners that are highly reliable
African Talent
  • Ability to get an opportunity to make best use of your potential and network
  • Ongoing opportunity to learn which parts of Africa Japan is interested
  • Ability to develop relationships with Japan and Japanese companies

Network of over 450 individuals in 44 countries

  • A-D
  • E-H
  • I-L
  • M-P
  • Q-T
  • U-X
  • Y-Z
    • Algeria
    • Angola
    • Benin
    • Botswana
    • Burkina Faso
    • Burundi
    • Cabo Verde
    • Cameroon
    • Central African Republic
    • Chad
    • Comoros
    • Côte d'Ivoire
    • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Djibouti
    • Egypt
    • Equatorial Guinea
    • Eritrea
    • Ethiopia
    • Gabon
    • Gambia
    • Ghana
    • Guinea
    • Guinea-Bissau
    • Kenya
    • Libya
    • Liberia
    • Lesotho
    • Madagascar
    • Malawi
    • Mali
    • Mozambique
    • Morocco
    • Mauritius
    • Mauritania
    • Nigeria
    • Namibia
    • Niger
    • Republic of Congo
    • Republic of South Africa
    • Rwanda
    • Sao Tome and Principe
    • Seychelles
    • Senegal
    • Somalia
    • Sierra Leone
    • South Sudan
    • Swaziland
    • Sudan
    • Tanzania
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Uganda
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe
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We are accepting inquiries here about your overseas expansion business needs. In addition to Africa, we provide introductions to you and about your potential partners for your expansion into other regions such as Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and more.

DMM.Africa Overview

Founded in September 2015, DMM.Africa was conceived to create a business that will become one of the pillars of the future of DMM Group. DMM.Africa implements collection of information, data on the African market whose population is experiencing explosive growth. As one of the highlights of DMM.Africa’s activities in 2016, DMM.Africa launched its operational bases and hosted the largest business contest in East Africa: DMM.Africa Presents [Africa Business Idea Cup]. To effectively contribute to the growth of Africa, through locally identifying human resources and strategic partnerships, DMM.Africa aims to continue creating new business opportunities across multiple industries.