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From the Field
Japanese bus business know-how adopted in Southeast Asia: Applying 100 years’ of experiences to developing countries from driving technologies to management improvement

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November 13, 2019
The bus business, in terms of cost-effectiveness, affordability to the public, and competitiveness against other transport modes, is essential as public transportation in developing countries. JICA has been for decades supporting bus operations in a number of countries by taking advantage of the more than 100 years of know-how of Japanese bus operators. The following summarizes JICA’s on-going and notable technical cooperation programs in three Southeast Asian countries.

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Care for the elderly with peace of mind: Japan’s care service experience contributes to health and longevity in Thailand

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November 8, 2019
Japan is the world’s most aged society, where the percentage of elderly people (the fraction of the population aged 65 or older) in 2018 has reached 28.1 percent. JICA is taking advantage of Japan’s years of experience in providing for the needs of its own elderly to support local promotion of health care for the elderly in Southeast Asian countries, where ageing of the population is rapidly accelerating.

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JICA President Kitaoka held talks with Afghanistan President Ghani

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October 31, 2019
On Oct. 23, JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka met with H.E. Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, in Tokyo.

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JICA President Kitaoka held talks with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy

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October 31, 2019
On Oct. 23, JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka met with H.E. Mr. Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the President of Ukraine, at JICA headquarters.

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JICA President Kitaoka held talks with Maldives President Solih

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October 31, 2019
On Oct. 23, JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka met with H.E. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the President of the Republic of Maldives, in Tokyo.

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Updates from Overseas Offices

Viet Nam Office
November 13, 2019
Bản tin hàng tháng (Vietnamese)
Myanmar Office
November 8, 2019
JICA/ Japan is to boost development of Rural Areas of Chin State and Ayeyarwady Region through mechanization of Agriculture
Vanuatu Office
November 8, 2019
Dissemination of CB-CRM approach in Vanuatu
Vanuatu Office
November 7, 2019
Training on Gender and Small Scale Fisheries Entrepreneurship for Fishing Community Development
Myanmar Office
November 7, 2019
Ministry of Construction and JICA step into the new stage for improvement of Operation and Maintenance of Road and Bridge in Myanmar

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In Depth

  • Types of Assistance

    Types of Assistance
    Types of development assistance for evolving countries

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  • Evaluations

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    Promoting cooperation, transparency and accountability

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  • Annual Reports

    Annual Reports
    The JICA Annual Report provides a detailed account of JICA's programs and schemes, augmented by statistical data.

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  • JICA's World

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    JICA's World (October 2019)

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    Focus on
    Read about our focused efforts on areas of priority assistance

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    Videos
    Overviews of JICA projects along with video introductions taken on-site.

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