March 31, 2020
“‘If one works hard in sports, it will lead to self-reliance.’ I was able to share my belief with disabled people in Malaysia and build an excellent relationship with them. My thinking at that time became the starting point for me to promote the popularity of sports for people with disabilities,” says JIMBO Yasuhiro, the very first Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer (JOCV) to use a wheelchair.
March 26, 2020
At the start of the new school year in February, in the hands of Papua New Guinea’s primary school students are their country’s first-ever national textbook. This is the first time the children had a mathematics textbook of their own. “The books are colorful with a lot of photographs and illustrations. It’s going to be fun to study,” they said with smile.
March 18, 2020
Washington DC, March 17, 2020, Tokyo, March 18, 2020 - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Digital Transformation Task Force (DXTF) and World Bank Technology and Innovation Lab (T&I Lab) convened a video conference to discuss utilization of digital technology and methods for achieving targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries, such as poverty alleviation and ensuring healthy livelihoods for all.
March 18, 2020
“The biggest asset that I gained during my study in Japan is a large network of people. It is beneficial in building bilateral relations between Myanmar and Japan.”
March 17, 2020
The problem of marine plastic waste has come under scrutiny around the world in recent years. JICA invited persons dealing with the issue of marine plastic waste in developing countries to participate in a program on Japanese initiatives to tackle the problem. Efforts are underway to take countermeasures against relevant issues in developing countries by utilizing multiple ODA instruments, such as Technical Cooperation and Private Sector Partnership.
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