Japan International Cooperation Agency

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Japan International Cooperation Agency

Also called JICA. A government agency in Japan that coordinates foreign aid to other countries. It was established in its current form in 2003 but traces its origins to 1974, when it was a department in the Foreign Ministry.
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But I don't think we should keep sticking only to what we have done,'' Ogata told a news conference at JICA headquarters in Tokyo.
Kitaoka began by explaining that JICA had provided Iraq with 23 ODA loans totaling $US5.
The President emphasised the importance of the Loans from JICA that have reached a cumulative $1.
Yuko Enami, Representative of JICA Pakistan Office and Dr.
He reiterated that JICA will continue the implementation of its projects in Iraq in general, and Kurdistan Region in particular.
Adel Yousif, said that the agreement is considered extension to the technical aid being provided by JICA in the field of agriculture for enhancing the cultivation of rice and other crops in a number of states.
The handing over of spare parts was part of assistance project by JICA aimed at exploitation of Ground Water in Balochistan.
The JICA President outlined priority areas of activities of the Agency in Kyrgyzstan, including poverty reduction, increasing export capacity of the country, support of agriculture and business environment.
The Secretary General of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources , Ghaleb Maabreh, NEPCO Director General Abdel Fattah Daradkeh and EMRC Commissioner Wejdan Rabady signed the agreement on behalf of Jordan while JICA Chief Representative of Jordan Office, Shokichi Sakata signed the deal on behalf of JICA.
The amount is placed at the disposal of DMRC to meet the expenditure under ' Pass through Assistance' against loan agreement for Delhi MRTS Phase III between JICA and President of India for an amount not exceeding Japanese Yen 1,27,917 million, as principle.
The Secretary General of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ghaleb Maabreh, NEPCO Director General Abdel Fattah Daradkeh and EMRC Commissioner Wejdan Rabady signed the agreement on behalf of Jordan while JICA Chief Representative of Jordan Office, Shokichi Sakata signed the deal on behalf of JICA.
It is noteworthy that JICA has trained 229 trainees during the Japanese fiscal year 2013 in Japan, Jordan, Egypt and Tunisia in the areas of water, health, electricity, vocational training, fishing ,maritime security, the electoral system, agriculture and irrigation, export and other priority areas in Yemen with the aim of improving the capacity of Yemeni cadres in facing the various development issues.