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Marine Foundation’s Delegation to Guinea Conakry

April 25, to May 1st, 2021


Mrs. Koura N. Ouattara (left) President of the Marine Foundation Africa (Cote D’Ivoire) with Mrs. Fatoumata D. Balde, President of the Marine Foundation Guinea. Guinea is one of the most beautiful and naturally wealthiest countries on earth. Mrs. Balde was responsible for guiding our delegation to the region and providing all the logistics needed for a revealing country visit. Also thanking Mr. Paul Yapoga for preparing the documentation provided for the ministries we visited.

Departure & Arrival

Departure from Tokyo (Narita Airport) and going through a few stops and arriving safely in the beautiful Conakry.


Mrs. Balde took meticulous care of providing the entire logistics of the delegation with all the costs associated with our visit to Guinea. This initiative made the panel feel secure to move about the daily schedule and provided us with all the knowledge needed to communicate with Guinea’s government.

List of 11 Participants:

  • Tomeo RD Gressard: Chairman of the Marine Foundation.
  • Fatoumata D. Balde: President Marine Foundation Guinea Conakry – General Director of DWB for the Economic Development of West Africa.
  • Koura Niele Ouattara: President of the Marine Foundation Africa through Cote d’Ivoire.
  • Kazuyasu Fukumoto: Minister of Technology & Sciences at the Marine Foundation
  • Jean Fontaine: General Secretary of DWB & Assistant to the Chairman at DWB.
  • Paul Adiko Yapoga: Ministry of Economic Developments at Marine Foundation.
  • Kouassi Brou: Project Coordinator at Marine Foundation.
  • Chikara Matsunaga: Ministry of Technology in charge of IT Infrastructure at Marine Foundation.
  • Nobuko Kotoyori: General Assitant to  Chairman at Marine Foundation
    Kamal El-Makhloufi: President of the “Haut Patronat Des Commercants” Cote d’Ivoire & General Assistant to President Marine Foundation Cote d’Ivoire.
  • Alex Shu: Member Director of the China Railway Group.
  • Michael Schrago: Breeding Technologies & Owner of First Price Best Cow of the World.

Distinguished VIP’s

5th Day Final Meeting and my Departure to the Gambia

A great “THANK YOU” to Mr. & Mrs the great staff of Mrs. Balde

A great “THANK YOU” to Mr, Paul Yapoga for all the documentation prepared for the trip and also for honoring his Dear Mother who passed away at the end of May 2021. May she rest in Heaven and be the fruit of abundance from the legacy she left and transmitted to her wonderful family.