- 1960’s (Food First)
- 1970’s (Grass Roots)
- 1980’s (Love Green)
- 1990’s (Children’s Forest Program)
- 2000 onwards (Furusato Movement)
|1961||OISCA International was established by former President Dr. Yonosuke Nakano in Japan.|
|1966||OISCA dispatched Japanese experts for agricultural development in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, and the Philippines after the to help mitigate the emergency food crises.|
|1967||he OISCA Training Centers were established in Japan to cater the agricultural trainees from the developing countries.|
|1969||The OISCA Industrial Development Body (OISCA Japan) was registered with the Japanese government as a Non-Profit Foundation.|
|1976||Ms. Yoshiko Nakano succeeded the Presidency of OISCA from the founding president, Dr. Yonosuke Nakano.|
The first Asia Pacific Youth Forum for Community Development was organized in Thailand to emphasize the roles of the youth in the development of their own communities.
|1977||OISCA Agricultural Training Centers in Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines were established to promote the empowerment of the youth.|
Triggered by the poor agricultural production and lack of awareness of the interrelationship of the forest and agriculture, OISCA launched the International Love Green Campaign to rejuvenate the denuded and degraded forests.
|1986||Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of OISCA in the World NGO symposium in Tokyo, supported by the Japan Government, Asian Development Bank and the World Bank. Its Tokyo Declaration advocated a Tripartite Arrangement among governments, intergovernmental agencies and NGOs in international cooperation.|
|1989||OISCA started dispatching Japanese volunteers to Asian countries to participate in planting trees in the mountain and coastal areas.|
|1991||In celebration of its 30th Anniversary, OISCA organized a convention in Fukuoka, Japan, with the objective of encouraging the 18,000 participants to “Think about Mother Earth.”|
On the same day, OISCA officially launched the Children’s Forest Program.
|1993||OISCA received the United Nations Earth Summit Award for Sustainable Development|
|1995||OISCA was granted the Category I (General Consultative Status) by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC).|
|2007||OISCA-International and Asia Development Bank signed two contracts to improve the quality of life of the victims of tsunami in Aceh, Indonesia.|
|2010||Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between OISCA-International and United Nations Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.|
|2011||OISCA Japan obtained the new legal status as Public Benefit Corporation (PBC).|
|2011||Aerial survey conducted to know the extent of the damage along the coastal areas of the Tohoku Region in Japan from the March 11 disaster and the discussion among the victims, local government, and forest experts on the role of OISCA to the recovery of the damaged coastal vegetation.|
|2016||25th Anniversary celebration of the Children`s Forest Program in Manila, Philippines. |