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From the Field
Energy efficient air conditioners in Brazil: Revising energy efficiency standards through public-private partnerships


October 22, 2020
In July 2020, energy efficiency standards for air conditioners were revised in Brazil. This was the result of a taskforce collaboration between JICA, Energy Conservation Center in Japan, and Daikin Industries, a Japanese air conditioner manufacturer.

From the Field
Oct. 11 International Day of the Girl Child: Making the world a place where girls can fulfill their dreams


October 8, 2020
Oct. 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child, established by the United Nations. It was enacted in 2012 to empower girls around the world who are more likely to be out-of-school children compared to boys, more vulnerable due to forced marriage at a young age, and poverty.

From the Field
Don’t stop the education for children in developing countries: Despite temporarily returning to Japan, experts struggle to continue projects remotely


September 25, 2020
Due to COVID-19, Japanese experts cannot visit sites in developing countries to work on JICA's technical cooperation projects. Amid these circumstances, some of them, who are working on education projects and have temporarily returned to Japan, have devised various methods to collaborate remotely. In this report, we look at their efforts to continue their projects in Myanmar, Laos, and Egypt.


Press Releases


Updates from Overseas Offices

Philippines Office
October 29, 2020
JICA's Post Disaster Standby Loan Phase 2 released to step up Philippine recovery efforts against pandemic
Nigeria Office
October 22, 2020
Technical Cooperation Project on SHEP Commences in Nigeria
Turkey Office
October 20, 2020
Signing of Technical Coopeartion Agreement between Turkey and Japan
Pakistan Office
October 20, 2020
JICA Extended vital support to ensure food security and livelihood improvement of small agriculture farmers affected by locust in Balochistan Province.
Thailand Office
October 19, 2020
JICA is going to start two new important technical cooperation projects with Thailand's Ministry of Transport





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    JICA's World (October 2020)

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

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