JICA Kyushu International Center (JICA Kyushu), established in 1989, is located in the town called Yahata, being 10 kilometers west of the city center of Kitakyushu city. Yahata is one of the Sites of the Meiji Industrial Revolution, inscribed on the World Heritage list in 2015. JICA Kyushu covers 7 prefectures, namely Fukuoka, Oita, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Miyazaki and Kagoshima.
We receive approximately 1,000 participants from over 100 countries for Knowledge Co-Creation Program (KCCP) every year. The courses for the Program are varied, including environment management, healthcare, regional development and industrial development.
Aside from KCCP, JICA Kyushu conducts various activities such as JICA Partnership Program (grass-root technical cooperation), partnership with Japanese private sector, support for JICA volunteers, support for the development education/international understanding and others.