The new administration of Myanmar, which was formed in March 2011, is furthering reforms toward democratization and national reconciliation. Given this movement, the government of Japan changed its economic cooperation policy in April 2012 so that a wider scope of people could appreciate the effects of the reforms, and has decided to expand its areas of support. In addition to the conventional fields of cooperation such as improving BHN and capacity along with providing assistance to minority ethnic groups, JICA is working to ascertain the needs for infrastructure to promote economic development, and is planning to form well-balanced projects. Specifically, JICA will continue such past assistance as measures for the three major infectious diseases (malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis), as well as implement an economic reform program as assistance to reform the economy through capacity development. JICA is also planning to provide cooperation for urban development in Yangon, along with port and transportation network infrastructure, as support that will lead to economic growth.


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JICA Myanmar Office
#701 Sakura Tower, 339 Bogyoke Aung San Road, Kyauktada Township, Yangon, Myanmar
(c/o Technical Cooperation Section, Embassy of Japan, No.100 Natmauk Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar, P.O.Box 841)

What's New (JICA Myanmar Office)

May 26, 2015 Ground-breaking Ceremony for the Project for Construction of New Thaketa Bridge
May 13, 2015 Handover Ceremony of Agricultural Machineries
May 12, 2015 Message from the Chief Representative
April 15, 2015 Signing R/D on "The Project for Development of a Comprehensive Disaster Resilience System and Collaboration Platform"
April 6, 2015 Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

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