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JICA Niger Office

    Location

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    Address

    JICA Niger Office
    523 Rue des Lacs, PL523, Quartier Plateau, Commune 1, Niamey, NIGER

    Sending Address : B.P. 10036, Niamey, NIGER

    Tel : (+227) 2073-5569
    Fax : (+227) 2073-2985

    How to get to the Office

    When coming from the airport, you would need to take a taxi. Since taxis are not metered, you would have to negotiate the price. From the airport to the city of Niamey, the rate usually ranges between 3,000Fcfa to 5,000Fcfa.
    If the taxi driver does not understand the address, ask him to go to ‘the Plateau area, one street behind the consulat of Burkina Faso (Quartier Plateau, la rue derrière le consulat du Burkina Faso)’. Or opposite the office of « Commissariat à l'Organisation des Grands Evènements » (COGE).

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    History of JICA Niger Office

    1965 Start of technical cooperation with Niger by Overseas Technical Cooperation Agency (OTCA), predecessor of JICA, dispatching 2 experts to Niger.
    1974 Establishment of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Japan.
    1976 First development study starts in Niger.
    1978 First Nigerian technical training participants received in Japan.
    1983 Signing of the Exchange of Note to send Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) to Niger (May).
    1984 Establishment of JOCV Niger Office (December). First group of 10 JOCV members sent (computer technology (2), math & science teaching (1), soil manure(2), blight and insects damage(1), automobile maintenance(1), veterinary(1), water & sewage(1) and Karate(1)),
    2003 Status change from JOCV Office to JICA/JOCV Niger Office (May).
    2004 First technical cooperation project in Niger ‘Ecole Pour Tous (School for everyone)’ starts (January).
    2005 Ceremony for the 21st anniversary of dispatching JOCVs to Niger is held.
    2006 Status change from JICA/JOCV Office to JICA Niger Office (April).

    Organization

    17 staffs (including JICA officials)

    Chief Representative: Mr. YAMAGATA Shigeo
    Japanese Staff
    • Project Planning & Coordination Expert (1)
    National Staff
    • Administrative Officer (1)
    • Special Assistant of Project Planning & Coordination (2)
    • Logistics Agent (1)
    • Security Advisor (1)
    • Secretary/Receptionist (1)
    • Security Advisor (1)
    • Secretary/Receptionist (1)
    • Driver (2)
    • Security Guard (6)

    As of 16th May 2016

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