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.
|February 20, 2019||Message from the Chief Representative|
|January 28, 2019||Signing of Record of Discussions on Technical Cooperation Project with Bolivia: Support for the promotion of food value chains for agricultural products|
|November 1, 2018||Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan Talk Informally With Returned JOCVs and an NJV|
|July 23, 2018||Signing of Grant Agreement with Bolivia:Facilitating transportation and goods distribution through slope protection measures on a trunk road|
|July 4, 2018||‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.4: A Japanese-Style Early Warning System Protects Peruvians|
|June 28, 2018||‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.3: Making "Automobiles" the Pillar of the Economy: The Shape of Cooperation in the Semi-developed Country Mexico|