May 28, 2020
Madagascar is an island country on the east coast of the African continent. In this land far from Japan, the “Handwashing Song,” created through a collaboration between a JOCV (Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer) member and a popular local singer, has been sung over the years to raise awareness of the importance of handwashing.
May 19, 2020
The Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT, Note 1) is taking on the challenge of containing Malaysia’s COVID-19 outbreak. JICA has supported enhancement of the Institute’s research capabilities and collaborative efforts such as academia-government partnerships and industry-university cooperation since the school’s 2011 establishment.
May 12, 2020
“Three Kyrgyz track and field team athletes have qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games in four disciplines: the women’s 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters, marathon, and the men’s 1,500 meters. And as a member of the team I am accompanying them to the Olympics,” says TAKAHASHI Kento, who had also participated in the Hakone Ekiden (a prominent long-distance relay race in Japan) while he was a student.
April 28, 2020
JICA supports a variety of initiatives that leverage the power of sports, such as promoting development and peace and fostering tolerance and mutual understanding.
April 15, 2020
“I think that the significance and achievements of Japan’s Tuberculosis Control Project are summarized in the people of Afghanistan saying, ’Thanks to JICA, we are now able to tackle tuberculosis (TB) on our own.’”
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 (April 2020)
Read about our focused efforts on areas of priority assistance
Overviews of JICA projects along with video introductions taken on-site.