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With GNI per capita of US$820 (World Bank: 2015), Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. The country faces many development issues such as a lack of basic social services, due to long-term political instability and frequent natural disasters. In January 2010, an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck the country at the heart of its capital and some neighboring cities. The earthquake killed about 310,000 people, and resulted in severe damages equivalent to US$7.8 billion of loss, that is 1.2 times the country's GDP (2009).

Since the outbreak of the earthquake, Haiti has been working on the reconstruction of the country with the assistance of the international community.. From the perspective of human security, JICA supports the establishment of basic social services in Haiti, with focus on the improvement of health and sanitation conditions and the promotion of education. Considering the importance of food security, JICA also assists the in the agricultural sector.

Office Information
JICA Haiti Office
Agence Japonaise de Coopération Internationale (JICA)
#401 & #402, GN Plaza, No.48 Rue Metellus, Pétion Ville, Haiti

What's New

March 24, 2020 Map
February 7, 2020 Message from the Resident Representative
October 12, 2017 JICA Haiti Office
May 22, 2017 JICA Haiti Office
March 2, 2017 Activities in Haiti

News & Features

July 4, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.4: A Japanese-Style Early Warning System Protects Peruvians
June 28, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.3: Making "Automobiles" the Pillar of the Economy: The Shape of Cooperation in the Semi-developed Country Mexico
June 22, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.2: Persons With Disabilities Work Across Borders
June 18, 2018 JICA President Holds Talks With Heads of Pacific Island Countries at PALM 8
June 15, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan' Vol.1: Japanese Emigrants Pioneered Japan's International Cooperation a Century Ago

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