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JICA, Burundi Sign Grant Agreement to Improve the Port of Bujumbura

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August 15, 2014
The Japan International Cooperation Agency concluded a grant agreement with the government of Burundi for 2.8 billion yen for the Project for the Improvement of the Port of Bujumbura in May.

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JICA Road Repair Project Keeps Supplies Flowing from Uganda to War-torn South Sudan

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August 15, 2014
A JICA project to repair the Gulu-Atiak-Nimule road connecting Uganda and war-torn, landlocked South Sudan is contributing to the reconstruction and stability of that country.

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Last ‘Classroom Under a Tree’: Ugandan Students Gain a Schoolhouse

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August 14, 2014
A schoolhouse was built, as part of a JICA project, for the last group of students forced to take classes outdoors under a tree in the Agago District of Uganda.

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Using the Wisdom of Hokkaido to Aim for Coexistence with Active Volcanoes

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August 14, 2014
Eight trainees from Latin American volcanic countries participated in a 38-day training program by JICA Hokkaido to learn volcanic disaster prevention and management to bring home the knowledge.

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Ghanaians Study Nutrition Policy in Japan as Plan Takes Shape Back Home

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August 14, 2014
JICA invited eight Ghanaian managers involved in nutritional improvement as part of the Scaling Up Nutrition movement to Japan for a seminar to help them leverage Japan's expertise in planning Ghana's nutrition policies.

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‘Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience’

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August 5, 2014
The global launch of the Human Development Report 2014 issued by the United Nations Development Programme was held in Japan for the first time in 18 years, with JICA’s participation.

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    The Middle East is home to the world's most ancient civilizations and the recent Arab Spring. The photo gallery captures the splendor of the region and JICA's work in strengthening democracy and improving infrastructure, health, education and economic conditions.

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