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Breakthrough in Fighting Shrimp Disease Announced

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July 22, 2014
The Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have announced a breakthrough in the fight against Early Mortality Syndrome, a cause of mass deaths of shrimps afflicting Thailand and the ASEAN region.

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Sewage Plant Opens in Jericho, Palestine, with JICA's Assistance

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July 22, 2014
A sewage plant built with JICA grant aid has opened in Jericho, the West Bank.

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JICA President Tanaka Visits Morocco

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July 18, 2014
JICA President Akihiko Tanaka visited the Kingdom of Morocco July 13 to 16, and held talks with key government officials including Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane and visited the sites of JICA projects.

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JICA President Tanaka Holds Talks With the President-Elect of United Nations General Assembly

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July 16, 2014
On July 10, JICA President Akihiko Tanaka held talks with Sam Kahamba Kutesa, president-elect of the United Nations General Assembly, at JICA Headquarters in Tokyo.

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JICA Research Institute Working Paper on Correlation between Socio-economic Status and Happiness Is Published

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July 11, 2014
The JICA Research Institute has published a working paper entitled “Interdependent Happiness: Cultural Happiness under the East Asian Cultural Mandate.”

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East Timorese Teens Help Plan the Future of the Capital City

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July 11, 2014
At a workshop JICA held June 7 in East Timor's capital, teenagers contributed their suggestions for a 2030 master plan. They included a monorail, a zoo and better waste disposal.

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Akihiko Tanaka

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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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