The Overseas Agricultural Development Association was established in 1984 with the support of the Keidanren and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Foreign Affairs. In April 1975, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (current Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) Established with approval.
The foundation conducts a wide range of activities such as training and securing public and private engineers engaged in agricultural cooperation in developing countries such as Southeast Asia, collecting and providing information, and conducting research and research. The company contributed to Japan's agricultural development cooperation with outstanding achievements in training and securing engineers.
The foundation that carried out these activities was established in 1974 as part of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as part of the government's reorganization of the Technical Cooperation Implementation Organization. However, since there were many voices in the related fields that emphasized the significance of survival, the establishment of this association, which mainly consists of private companies that were supporting members of the Foundation, The business that cannot be transferred to the group will be taken over.
Since then, the Association has been cooperating with private companies, governments and government-related organizations for over 30 years, and has been conducting projects such as collecting and providing information, research and research, planning and planning of agricultural development projects, and accepting trainees.
Under the new law that promotes institutional reforms of public interest corporations that took effect in 2008, it inherited all of the existing work and achievements and transferred to a general incorporated association on April 1, 2012.