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From the Field
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics is awarded to development economists: How JICA utilizes their evidence and methodologies

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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.

From the Field
Regional cooperation to protect countries from cyclones! Seven Southeast Africa and Indian Ocean countries launch “Disaster Risk Reduction Management Platform”

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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.”

Seminars and Symposiums
UNFCCC COP25 Side Event

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December 2, 2019
The 2019 UN climate change conference (COP25) will be held from 2 to 13 December in Madrid, Spain.
At this conference, JICA co-organized an official side event on 2nd with the theme "Avoiding loss of high-carbon soils through peatland mapping and monitoring for climate action".

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In Depth

  • Types of Assistance

    Types of Assistance
    Types of development assistance for evolving countries

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  • Evaluations

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    Promoting cooperation, transparency and accountability

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  • Annual Reports

    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's World

    Recent Publications
    JICA's World (October 2019)

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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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