Mana holds a MA in international development from Nagoya University in 2009, majoring in law and development, law and justice assistance, access to justice, and project management method. Mana previously worked as a project management officer in the field of IT, at IBM Japan Ltd located in Tokyo, Japan, and as a consultant at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific located in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
Law and development; Law and justice assistance; Legal pluralism; Access to justice; Method of project management; Small Island Developing States (SIDS); the Pacific regional study; Law and justice assistance in Solomon Islands
Role of legal technical assistance for enhancing people’s access to justice in Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Hints and tips from experience of Solomon Islands
Joint Research Project on “Strengthening Local Governance to Combat Overfishing: The case of Samut Sakhon province, Thailand” (April 2015 to current)
Joint Research Project on “Comparative analysis on legal technical assistance for enhancing access to justice in informal justice sector” (July 2015 to current)