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From the Field
Subsistence aquaculture in the highlands of Guinea to support women’s activities and enrich rural community’s livelihoods


August 14, 2020
In the highlands of the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, “community-based aquaculture” of river fish is playing an active role in the empowerment of women. In this region, there exists a traditional activity of harvesting fish from marshes that are created by seasonal flooding of the Niger River.

From the Field
Water by the numbers: Providing “safe water” as a vital measure against COVID-19


August 12, 2020
Safe water is essential for handwashing with soap, which is one of the effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. JICA is continuing its efforts to provide safe water in developing countries.

JICA President Kitaoka held talks with Uzbekistan Deputy Prime Minister Umurzakov (online meeting)


August 7, 2020
July 30, JICA President Kitaoka had an online meeting with Uzbekistan Deputy Prime Minister Umurzakov.

Japan Disaster Relief
Emergency Assistance to Lebanon in Response to the explosion in Beirut


August 7, 2020
The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to the request from the Government of the Lebanese Republic relating to the explosion in Beirut.


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Updates from Overseas Offices

Philippines Office
August 14, 2020
JICA shares Japanese expertise on disaster management with PH as typhoon season arrives
Indonesia Office
August 5, 2020
Penandatanganan Perjanjian Pinjaman Lunak ODA Jepang dengan Republik Indonesia: Kontribusi dukungan terhadap pandemi COVID-19 (Indonesian)
Ethiopia Office
August 3, 2020
Inviting Startups for the NINJA Business Plan Competition in response to COVID-19
Tajikistan Office
July 31, 2020
JICA Continues to Support Combatting the Locust in Tajikistan, other Central Asian Countries and Afghanistan
Thailand Office
July 31, 2020
Notice of Project Delay due to COVID-19 "Thailand Pilot Project for Digital KAIZEN" The result of Ideathon Seminar for Digital KAIZEN towards Industry 4.0 and the preparation status of the PoC project.





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