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There are more than 14,000 Japanese people and their descendants living in the Plurinational State of Bolivia, who are an undying bond in the relations between Bolivia and Japan. In addition to that strong human bond, there are increasingly strengthened trade links between both countries, considering that Bolivia is a country that has abundant resources, such as zinc and lead, and Japan is the main destination of these resources.
In the P.S. of Bolivia, even considering the enormous effort that the authorities have made, there is still a difference regarding income, making the country to be among the ones with the highest incidence in Latin America, which means that a high percentage of people are still living at a certain level of poverty. JICA in Bolivia, develops actions agreed with the National Government, focusing them mainly on social development (improving knowledge of human resources), the improvement of productivity and the exploitation of renewable energy.

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JICA Bolivia Office
Calle 22, N°8232, Edificio Centro Empresarial Calacoto, Piso 1, Zona Calacoto, La Paz, BOLIVIA
(Cajón Postal No.11447, La Paz, Bolivia)

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January 26, 2023 Message from the Chief Representative
February 20, 2019 Message from the Chief Representative

News & Features

April 5, 2023 Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Bolivia
January 5, 2023 Changing Latin American Lives through JICA’s Training: The Independent Living Movement of Persons with Disabilities
March 8, 2022 [March 8 is International Women’s Day] Supporting women who are left behind in the COVID-19 pandemic: Initiatives in Bolivia and India to assist entrepreneurs and prevent domestic violence
October 15, 2021 [Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day] JICA’s Handwashing for Health and Life campaign throughout the world: Over 300 million people learned the importance of handwashing in one year
October 1, 2021 JICA’s first-ever remote treatment support for COVID-19 in developing countries

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