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Roughly 40 percent of Uruguay's approximately 3.3 million residents are concentrated in the capital of Montevideo. Cows and sheep are raised on grazing lands throughout the country. Although the GDP per capita has risen to US $13,510 (2012), the country faces issues such as the facts that roughly 700,000 residents cannot escape from poverty, global climate change is making a profound impact on the agricultural sector, and the energy supply and transportation infrastructure are weak, throttling economic growth. JICA's support to Uruguay is primarily focused on: 1) sustainable growth, 2) social development, and 3) environmental conservation.

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JICA Uruguay Office
Bulevar General Artigas 417, Of.601, Montevideo, Uruguay
(Casilla de Correo 330, Montevideo, Uruguay)

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July 11, 2022 Message from the Resident Representative
January 22, 2021 Message from the Resident Representative

News & Features

July 4, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.4: A Japanese-Style Early Warning System Protects Peruvians
June 28, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.3: Making "Automobiles" the Pillar of the Economy: The Shape of Cooperation in the Semi-developed Country Mexico
June 22, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan’ Vol.2: Persons With Disabilities Work Across Borders
June 18, 2018 JICA President Holds Talks With Heads of Pacific Island Countries at PALM 8
June 15, 2018 ‘Viva Latin America! Deepening Ties With Japan' Vol.1: Japanese Emigrants Pioneered Japan's International Cooperation a Century Ago

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