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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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Davao City officials are in Japan for a study tour of the country's urban infrastructure, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Formed in 2003, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is chartered with assisting economic and social growth in developing countries, and the promotion of international cooperation.
The representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Sudan said that the agreement will contribute to rehabilitation of irrigation projects in Nahral-Neil State, affirming JICA commitment to support the agricultural sector in Sudan.
The US$4.2 million project envisages the construction of a new border crossing point in Langar, in Tajikistan's South East, the upgrading of five other border crossing points nearby, and training for Tajik border and customs officials for which the Government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will contribute 468 million yens (equivalent to US$3.9million) and UNDP Tajikistan will make up the remaining US$0.3 million.
26 (Petra) -- The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation signed on Wednesday a $20 million grant agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), that will help in the rehabilitation and expansion of water networks in the Blaqa governorate.
During their meeting, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammed al-Saadi reviewed with the Deputy Director of the Middle East Department at the Japanese Foreign Ministry and chief representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Egypt and Yemen Office Hideki Matsunaga the mutual cooperation relations and the implementation progress of a number of Japanese-funded projects in Yemen.
New Delhi, Oct 30 ( ANI ): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was awarded the prestigious Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President's Award 2012 here yesterday.
Japanese Ambassador to Jordan Tetsuo Shioguchi said TokyoAAEs ties with the Kingdom are Aohistorically longstanding and strongAo in different fields.Shioguchi, during a reception ceremony to honor experts of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), their Jordanian peers and Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV), added Tokyo is looking forward to strengthening relations with Jordan.AoThe relentless work of honorees is a step ahead in this direction,Ao he added.
SADAKO OGATA, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, spoke of the need for a 'seamless harmony' between 'humanitarian action' and 'development assistance'.
Former Japanese women's tennis ace Kimiko Date has agreed to help the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) publicize its foreign aid activities, JICA officials said Wednesday.
The group comprises officials from the Cabinet Secretariat, the Defense Agency, the Foreign Ministry, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, as well as private medical experts.
Agency for International Development, UNICEF, the Interamerican Development Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency, International Cooperation Agency of Spain (AECI), International Plan of the DR, Malta Order, Sammy Sosa Foundation, and the Dominican Social Security Institute (IDSS).
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