May 15, 2019
Sponsors: World Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA)
Location: International Conference Hall, JICA Research Institute
May 9, 2019
When persons with disabilities go out into society, they often encounter a variety of obstacles, even in Japan. Despite this reality, and despite having the highest unemployment rate and low per capita prefectural income in Japan, Okinawa has a consistently higher-than-average employment rate for persons with disabilities. This has been accomplished through the Okinawan spirit and efforts of persons with disabilities.
April 25, 2019
Africa is growing in importance as the last huge economic market. Recognition is spreading that it is difficult to support development with assistance alone, and JICA is working to strengthen partnerships with companies to put the technology and expertise of private enterprise to work in solving the problems of developing countries.
April 22, 2019
JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka visited the Philippines from April 8 to 11, held talks with government dignitaries and visited the sites of ODA projects in Manila and Davao.
April 18, 2019
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 (April 2019)
Read about our focused efforts on areas of priority assistance
Overviews of JICA projects along with video introductions taken on-site.