March 11, 2019
It has been eight years since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck. JICA is partnering with local governments in the affected areas and sharing their experiences with developing countries that have also been severely affected by earthquakes and tsunamis, with the aim of advancing recovery initiatives together.
March 4, 2019
JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka held talks with Gerda Verburg, the Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement on Feb. 13 at JICA Headquarters in Tokyo.
March 1, 2019
"Human trafficking" refers to recruiting, transporting, transfering, harboring, taking receipt of or procuring people in a vulnerable position through such methods as violence, threats, abductions and fraud to exploit them, e.g., by forcing them into prostitution or slave labor. About 70 percent of the victims are female (adults and children).
February 26, 2019
Afghanistan is experiencing one of the worst droughts in history. In Afghanistan, where farmers make up about 80 percent of the population, agricultural stability is national stability.
February 21, 2019
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had the following to say at the opening ceremony for the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development held in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2016:
Types of Assistance
Types of development assistance for evolving countries
Promoting cooperation, transparency and accountability
The JICA Annual Report provides a detailed account of JICA's programs and schemes, augmented by statistical data.
JICA's World (January 2019)
Read about our focused efforts on areas of priority assistance
Overviews of JICA projects along with video introductions taken on-site.