December 13, 2019
“It was impressive to see the station staff keeping a careful eye on the safety of the passengers,” and “it was very educational to see the staff promptly guiding passengers on crowded platforms,” said a Philippine’s Department of Transportation personnel, who was enamored by Japan’s railway expertise while undergoing training at station platform and operation office of the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line.
December 12, 2019
December 6, 2019
The 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded to Professor Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Professor Ester Duflo, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Professor Michael Robert Kremer of Harvard University. Professor Banerjee and his colleagues won the award because they conducted innovative research based on field experiments to verify the effectiveness of policies towards alleviating poverty in developing countries.
December 4, 2019
In summer 2019, the “Disaster Risk Reduction Management Platform (DRRMP)” was officially launched by three Southeast Africa countries and four Southwest Indian Ocean countries. It is expected to become an “unprecedented disaster prevention network infrastructure connecting Southeast Africa and the Southwestern Indian Ocean countries.”
December 2, 2019
Types of Assistance
Types of development assistance for evolving countries
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JICA's World (October 2019)
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