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JICA President Kitaoka Meets with Panamanian President Varela


April 11, 2019
On April 4, JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka held a meeting in Tokyo with President Juan Carlos Varela of the Republic of Panama.

From the Field
Teaming Up with 35 African Nations to Solve Waste Problems: Aiming to Realize Clean and Healthy Cities


April 11, 2019
Two years ago, more than 200 people perished after a 50 meter high mountain of refuse collapsed at the Koshe dump site, Ethiopia’s largest garbage landfill located in the capital city of Addis Ababa.

Emergency Assistance to the Islamic Republic of Iran in Response to the Flood Disaster


April 10, 2019
The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to a request from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran relating to the Flood Disaster.

From the Field
TOWARD TICAD 7: ‘Africa & Me’ Part 3 — Mari Miura of the JICA Global Environment Department Fights Desertification With the Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa


April 5, 2019
Desertification is the process by which dry regions, through human activity and climate change, become barren, uninhabitable lands. In the Sub-Saharan Africa region, a dry area south of the Sahara Desert where many impoverished people live in reliance on natural resources, a negative chain of events is occurring.


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