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Iran has economic challenges such as high rates of inflation and unemployment, a deteriorating urban environment due to urbanization, environmental destruction and vulnerability to earthquakes. In its fifth five-year plan from 2010 to 2015, Iran includes economic development, regional development, social development, and management and administrative system development as issues to be addressed. JICA is providing assistance to Iran with a focus on: 1) enhancement of domestic industries (enhancement of job creation), 2) reduction of disparities between urban and rural areas (establishment of sustainable agricultural production to increase the income of farmers), 3) environmental preservation (measures for natural environment conservation, global warming and environmental pollution management), 4) water resource management, and 5) disaster management (earthquake preparedness management). Additionally, as Iran has a shared language and culture with neighboring Afghanistan, Afganistan refugees have been coming into Iran for three decades, and so Iran is also providing assistance to reconstruction in Afghanistan.

Office Information
JICA Iran Office
6th Floor, No.114 , Kajabadi street, Afriqa street, Tehran, IRAN

What's New

October 18, 2018 Record of Discussion for the Third Phase of "Third Country Training Program on Development of Custom Administration for Afghanistan" signed
September 19, 2018 The Second Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) of the JICA Project for Capacity Development on Air Pollution Control in Tehran Municipality Project
September 19, 2018 The final Joint Coordinating Committee ( JCC ) of "The Project for Community-based Sustainable Development Master Plan of Qeshm Island toward "Eco-Island"" on September 3, 2018 in Qeshm Island
September 10, 2018 Signing Records of Discussion (R/D) on the Training Program for "Rice Based Agriculture Development in Afghanistan" in Islamic Republic of Iran
August 24, 2018 Second Joint Coordination Committee for the project on "Development and Implementation of a Master Plan for Environmental Conservation and Management of Southern Coastal Area of the I. R. Iran (case study Hormozgan)"

News & Features

February 13, 2018 Signing of Grant Agreement with Myanmar: Supporting healthcare and medical services through facility and equipment upgrades at a regional core hospital
February 13, 2018 Signing of Grant Agreement with Iran: Providing air pollution measurement and analysis equipment to contribute to improving the environment in Tehran, the capital city
February 13, 2018 Signing of Grant Agreement with Iran: Providing medical testing and treatment equipment to improve medical services in Tehran City
November 17, 2017 Poverty Reduction and Regional Stability through Economic Growth and Employment: JICA Leaders Report the Latest on the Mideast and Europe and Japanese Assistance

More on JICA's Activities in Iran


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