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South Sudan


South Sudan

South Sudan gained independence in July 2011 as the world's newest nation with high hopes for the future. However, it descended into turmoil in December 2013 and then again in July 2016. Due to decades of civil war with northern Sudan and crisis in recent years, the country remains underdeveloped without adequate basic social services, and living conditions of the people remain extremely poor. Moreover, consolidation of peace and unity is one of the top priorities of the country.
JICA has been supporting the development of South Sudan since before its independence. After opening its office in Juba, JICA has worked in partnerships with the Government of South Sudan for the peace and development of the country. Toward development with trust for peace and unity, JICA is implementing its programs in four focus areas in South Sudan: 1) Improvement of basic economy and social infrastructure; 2) Development of alternative industries; 3) Improvement of basic living and livelihood; and 4) Strengthening governance and security.

Office Information
JICA South Sudan Office
Plot No. 300, Block 3-K South, First Class, Hai Thongpiny, Juba, Central Equatoria State, Republic of South Sudan

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February 26, 2018 Project for Capacity development for CAMP/IDMP Implementation
February 9, 2018 Cleanup Juba, the capital city of the youngest country!
January 29, 2018 A Message from Mr. Daichi Suzuki, Commissioner, Japan Sports Agency to the Third National Unity Day, South Sudan
December 12, 2017 Trainings for the South Sudan Vocational Training Instructors were conducted in Kiryandongo, Uganda and Juba, South Sudan
October 18, 2017 The 5th Workshop for Strengthening Mathematics and Science in South Sudan (SMASESS) at Kampala, Uganda, JICA’s counterparts in South Sudan

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