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Seminars and Symposiums
Development of Economic Corridors in South Asia - Go beyond just infrastructure -


May 15, 2019
Sponsors: World Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA)
Location: International Conference Hall, JICA Research Institute

From the Field
Bringing the Okinawan Spirit and Practice to Mongolia: Persons with Disabilities, JICA Together Promote Social Participation


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.

From the Field
TOWARD TICAD 7: ‘Africa & Me’ Part 4 — Yu Yamakami of LIXIL’s Social Sanitation Initiatives Helps Popularize an Eco Toilet in Africa and Around the World


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.

JICA President Kitaoka Visits Philippines, Meets with President Rodrigo Duterte and Members of Bangsamoro Transition Authority


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.


In Depth

  • Types of Assistance

    Types of Assistance
    Types of development assistance for evolving countries


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


  • JICA's World

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    JICA's World (April 2019)

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


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