January 27, 2021
January 26, 2021
Last year, JICA launched “Project NINJA (NINJA: Next Innovation with Japan),” a platform for entrepreneurship support, with the aim of fostering entrepreneurs who can solve social issues as businesses and create high-quality jobs to assist nation-building in developing countries. As part of the project, a business plan competition for businesses emerging during the COVID-19 outbreak was launched for 19 African countries. On Feb. 26 this year, 10 companies that passed the rigorous screening will make their presentations online*.
January 22, 2021
JICA has been promoting projects in Kyrgyzstan to revitalize the economy with local specialties, adopting Japan's “One Village One Product” (OVOP) movement. Last year marked the 10th anniversary of these initiatives in cooperation with MUJI, which have led to the self-reliance of the women who run the organizations that produce local specialties. MUJI is a Japanese brand of daily necessities that operates globally.
January 15, 2021
Cambodia has recently been achieving rapid economic growth. To develop human resources that support this growth, quality training is essential. Since 2015, JICA has been cooperating to improve TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) quality with more practical activities to meet industry needs and to provide technicians who play a vital role in manufacturing.
January 4, 2021
Types of Assistance
Types of development assistance for evolving countries
Promoting cooperation, transparency and accountability
The JICA Annual Report provides a detailed account of JICA's programs and schemes, augmented by statistical data.
JICA's World (January 2021)
Read about our focused efforts on areas of priority assistance
Overviews of JICA projects along with video introductions taken on-site.