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Honduras depends mainly on primary products such as coffee and bananas. In spite of fostering new industries such as tourism and manufacturers to improve the vulnerable economic structure, Honduran industries in rural areas have not progressed significantly. With political disorder caused by a coup d'état in July 2009, deterioration of citizen security and frequent natural disasters such as hurricane are major obstacles to sustainable development. The infant mortality rate remains high, particularly in rural areas, and the completion rate of elementary schools is still low. The GNI per capita of Honduras is 2,070US$(2012:World Bank), and the country is classified as a lower middle income country.JICA's assistance focuses on alleviating socioeconomic disparities toward poverty reduction in rural areas and improving the vulnerable industrial structure, and disaster prevention for the frequent natural disasters.

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JICA Honduras Office
Octavo Nivel, Edificio Corporativo "777", Colonia Las Lomas del Guijarro Sur, Tegucigalpa M.D.C; Honduras, Centro América.
(Apartado Postal No.1752, Tegucigalpa, M.D.C., HONDURAS, Central América)

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October 19, 2021 Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with the Republic of Honduras: Supporting the improvement of the freight transportation and logistics sector of the Republic of Honduras to promote the economic development efforts of the country through the COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan
November 11, 2020 Emergency Assistance to Honduras in Response to the Hurricane Disaster
October 23, 2019 Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan meet with young Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers and Youth Volunteers for Nikkei Communities who returned from overseas
October 31, 2018 Learning from Disaster Experience "Hurricane Mitch 20 Years Event"
July 4, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.4: A Japanese-Style Early Warning System Protects Peruvians

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