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From the Field
JICA’s Human Resource Development Scholarships Help Talented International Students to Drive Development in Their Home Countries

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December 9, 2016
The Japanese Grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) is a study abroad program JICA initiated in 2000 that has now accepted more than 3,700 participants from a total of 15 countries.

From the Field
As 1st World Tsunami Awareness Day Held, Japan Puts Its Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation Experience to Work Around the World

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December 8, 2016
To mark the establishment of World Tsunami Awareness Day, the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s Indonesia Office and Aceh province held a Tsunami risk reduction seminar from Nov. 3 to 5.

From the Field
Commemorative ceremony marks 80th anniversary of start of Japanese migration to Paraguay; Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako attends, grants audience to JICA volunteers

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December 8, 2016
On Sept. 9, Princess Mako attended a commemorative ceremony in the Paraguayan capital of Asunción to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of Japanese migration to Paraguay in 1936. After the ceremony, the princess granted a ceremony to 30 JICA volunteers. The Japanese migrants and their ancestors, known as Nikkei, have been supported by JICA and the Japanese government, and they have greatly contributed to the country.

From the Field
His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince Grants Audience to Participants of the JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program

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December 1, 2016
Nine participants of the JICA’s Knowledge Co-Creation Program “National Government Administration for Senior Officials” were granted an audience with His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito at the Crown Prince’s Palace on Oct. 25.

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Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress Grant Audience to Returned JOCVs and Youth Volunteers for Nikkei Communities

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November 29, 2016
Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers and Youth Volunteers for Nikkei Communities who recently completed their two-year assignment, had the honor of being granted an audience with their Majesties The Emperor and Empress of Japan at the Imperial Palace on Sept. 15.

Seminars and Symposiums
Forest Governance Initiative: Challenges to Forest Conservation and Climate Change using Satellite Data

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November 28, 2016
UNFCCC - COP 22 Side Event: “Forest Governance Initiative: Challenges to Forest Conservation and Climate Change using Satellite Data”

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In Depth

  • Types of Assistance

    Types of Assistance
    Types of development assistance for evolving countries

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  • Evaluations

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    Promoting cooperation, transparency and accountability

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  • Annual Reports

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

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    JICA's World (October 2016)

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  • Focus on

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

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

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