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From the Field
Fostering human resources for Middle East and Africa development: Making the best out of Japan's engineering education


February 2, 2021
JICA has been cooperating in establishing the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) since 2008, and a new campus commenced last fall to mark the 10th anniversary of its opening in 2010. E-JUST aims to become one of the top universities in the field of science and technology by introducing Japanese-style engineering education.

Seminars and Symposiums
JICA COVID-19 Webinar Series - Sharing of Japanese Experiences - 2nd Webinar "Japan's Public Health Approach for COVID-19 -past, present, and future-"


January 27, 2021
Title: JICA COVID-19 Webinar Series - Sharing of Japanese Experiences - 2nd Webinar
Sponsors: JICA
Location: Online

From the Field
Project NINJA launches at last, bringing entrepreneurs' passions to life! : Interview with JICA Expert FUWA Naonobu


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*.

From the Field
10th anniversary of MUJI collaboration: Manufacturing supports Kyrgyz women's self-reliance


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.


Press Releases


Updates from Overseas Offices

Philippines Office
March 1, 2021
Employment Opportunities
Ethiopia Office
February 26, 2021
3 Vehicles Donated to Agriculture Ministry by JICA
Tanzania Office
February 25, 2021
JICA Supports The Release Of Agricultural Basic Data Bookelet Through The Improvement Of The Agricultural Routine Data System (ARDS)
Nepal Office
February 25, 2021
JICA's New Technical Cooperation Project In Hydropower Sector For Sustainable And Stable Development Of Energy Sector In Nepal
Ethiopia Office
February 24, 2021
JICA Supports COVID-19 Response Efforts in Somali Region





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    JICA's World (January 2021)

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    Focus on
    Read about our focused efforts on areas of priority assistance


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