From the Field
ABE Initiative Graduates Use Relationships in Japan to Grow Businesses in Their Home Countries

April 23, 2018
It has been three years since the start of the Master's Degree and Internship Program of African Business Education Initiative for Youth (ABE Initiative), and more than 1,000 people have been accepted into the program.

From the Field
Bangladesh : Large-Scale Water Supply Assistance to a Camp for Evacuees From Myanmar

April 19, 2018
Since August 2017, some 800,000 people reportedly have fled Rakhine State in Myanmar for Bangladesh.

JICA President Kitaoka Holds Talks With Prime Minister Tobgay of Bhutan

April 19, 2018
JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka held talks with Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay of Bhutan on April 13 in Tokyo.

From the Field
Crown Prince Grants Audience to Japan Disaster Relief Team Members

April 16, 2018
On Feb. 27, 97 members of the Japan Disaster Relief Team who were sent to do emergency relief work in the areas affected by six major natural disasters over the course of two years, including a yellow fever outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and an earthquake in Mexico, were granted an audience by the Crown Prince at the Crown Prince's Residence.

From the Field
Emperor and Empress of Japan Talk Informally With Returned “Senior Volunteers” and “Senior Volunteer for Japanese Communities Overseas”

April 13, 2018
Representatives of “Senior Volunteers” and “Senior Volunteers for Japanese Communities Overseas” who had finished their two years of service in another country and returned to Japan were granted an audience to converse informally with Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan on March 9.

From the Field
Giving 280,000 Salvadoran Junior High School Students Their First Math Textbooks

April 10, 2018
The junior high school students' eyes shined as they received their new textbooks. "I'm happy to be able to use my own textbook to solve problems and do my homework," one said.


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