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From the Field
[Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day] JICA’s Handwashing for Health and Life campaign throughout the world: Over 300 million people learned the importance of handwashing in one year

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October 15, 2021
Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day. It was established in the International Year of Sanitation in 2008, and its purpose is to promote proper handwashing, using soap, throughout the world.

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JICA supports safe railway operation in developing countries together with Japanese companies

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October 13, 2021
In 1872, Japan's first railway opened between Shimbashi in Tokyo and Yokohama. To commemorate its birth and development, Oct. 14 was designated as "Railway Day" in Japan.

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[Oct. 13 is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) ] Interview with TAKEYA Kimio, known as “Mr. Build Back Better” at UN negotiations: Sharing Japan’s resolute DRR knowledge with the world

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October 12, 2021
“Unprecedented amounts of rainfall.” “Take action to save lives.” We recently hear more news about disasters triggered by natural hazards in Japan.

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[Oct. 4-10 is World Space Week] Collaboration with JAXA to develop human resources in “Space Technology Utilization for SDGs” in Southeast Asia

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October 8, 2021
The United Nations has designated Oct. 4 to 10 as World Space Week to promote the development of space technology.

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Supporting the athletes of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games: Continuing to shape the future through sports

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October 6, 2021
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have come to a close. JICA Volunteers, who were coaching the athletes in developing countries, passionately watched over their competitions throughout the event.

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Updates from Overseas Offices

Philippines Office
October 15, 2021
Completed Marawi Transcentral Road project to help revive economic activities - JICA
Kyrgyz Republic Office
October 14, 2021
More than 2700 people support their families through producing of products from local raw materials
Indonesia Office
October 12, 2021
Completion of BIAK Integrated Marine Fisheries Center (Fishing Port Facilities, Markets, etc.): Contributing to the Revitalization of the Fishery Industry on Remote Islands through the Development of Fishing Port Facilities and Markets and Technical Support
Pakistan Office
October 12, 2021
Government of Japan through FAO supports the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Locust Control in the Province
Philippines Office
October 12, 2021
JICA backs boosting farm income in PH via vegetable value chain project with DA

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In Depth

  • Types of Assistance

    Types of Assistance
    Types of development assistance for evolving countries

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    Promoting cooperation, transparency and accountability

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    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 Magazine

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    JICA Magazine (October 2021)

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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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