JICA's Knowledge Co-Creation Program (KCCP) is one of the technical cooperation that JICA carries out in Japan.
Japanese society has developed uniquely by fusing its national characteristics with foreign knowledge and technology through the process of trial and error. Most of these experiences accumulated in Japanese society can be understood by actually visiting Japan.
KCCP receives nearly 10 thousands participants each year. The majority of the participants is affiliated with a governmental or public organization, though the number of people from NGOs has been increasing in recent years. Japan has enlisted cooperation from a wide range of levels including national and local governments, universities, non-profit organizations, private companies and NGOs, creating a system capable of responding to any sort of need from advanced technology to expertise in vitalizing villages. In terms of scale and available resources, there is no other program in the world that can compare to JICA's KCCP have become one of the cornerstones of Japan's international cooperation.
The Knowledge Co-Creation Program (KCCP) is composed of "Group and Region Focus Program", "Country Focus Program" and "Young Leaders Program".
Number of Participants in KCCP in Fiscal 2019