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NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Afghanistan

Rebuilding Afghanistan – Fighting Corruption

As Afghanistan struggles to absorb billions of dollars in aid, vulnerabilities to corruption may arise. Recognising that corruption would be an impediment to the country's development, Japan and Singapore are cooperating to help Afghanistan tackle the problem.

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Egypt

Commissioning One of the World’s First Gas-Solar Energy Power Plants in Egypt

Built with the financial assistance of JICA, the new power station will help the Middle Eastern country meet its burgeoning energy needs.

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Sudan

An Ancient Land: An Uncertain Future

Two new nations in a landscape as old as civilization itself look ahead with JICA’s assistance.

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Sudan

Former Ghost Town Becomes World’s Newest Capital City

Excitement and problems for Africa’s 54th nation.

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Sudan

Honeymooners…and a Million Problems

Kassala is famous as a center for honeymooners, but like other areas in the Republic of Sudan, it faces major economic, health, education, water and agricultural problems. JICA has projects in all of those areas.

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Indonesia

Eliminating the Bottlenecks to Economic Growth

JICA helps Indonesia eliminate an unusual bottleneck which has been hampering growth in the electronics and electrical industries.

THE PRESIDENT'S DESK

Sadako Ogata

Japan's foreign assistance to poor countries is more important than ever.

Sadako Ogata

Introducing JICA (movies)
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