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JICA started its activity in Zimbabwe in 1980 by sending several study missions to Zimbabwe concurrent with the independence of the country, followed by accepting training participants in Japan and dispatching Japanese experts to Zimbabwe in 1981. The first Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers arrived in Zimbabwe in 1989 and JICA Zimbabwe Office was established in 1996.
To assist the efforts by the people and the Government of Zimbabwe for achieving sustainable development, JICA is extending its support in line with the priority areas of Japan's assistance policy below.
1 - Promotion of Economic Integration within the Southern African Region
2 - Effective Utilization of Resources
3 - Assistance for Human Security of People with Poverty
JICA is working closely with the counterparts, mainly partner government departments and agencies in Zimbabwe, by making best use of various types of supports, namely, Grand Aid, Technical Cooperation Project, Knowledge Co-creation Program (Training Program), Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers and others.

Office Information
JICA Zimbabwe Office
4 Lucie Lane, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
(P.O.Box 4060, Harare, Zimbabwe)

What's New

February 25, 2021 ZIM-SHEP Project News vol.9 (Dec 2020) "Gender awareness trainings"
February 25, 2021 ZIM-SHEP Project News vol.8 (Nov 2020) "Follow-up visit in Midlands"
February 25, 2021 ZIM-SHEP Project News vol.7 (July 2020) "Follow-up visit in Mashonaland Central"
January 27, 2021 Signing Record of Discussions on the Project for Capacity Development on Smooth Operation of OSBPs on the North- South Transport Corridor (Technical Cooperation Project)
January 26, 2021 Outline of JOCV in Zimbabwe

News & Features

December 4, 2019 Regional cooperation to protect countries from cyclones! Seven Southeast Africa and Indian Ocean countries launch “Disaster Risk Reduction Management Platform”
April 4, 2019 Emergency Assistance to Zimbabwe in Response to the Cyclone Damage
June 20, 2018 Signing of Grant Agreement with Zimbabwe:Contributing to the promotion of economic activities along the North-South Corridor through road improvements

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