Japan International Cooperation Agency


Horn of Africa

A Fabled Land in Crisis

JICA is exploring ways to help millions of people in the Horn of Africa to combat a catastrophic famine and rebuild the region on a sustainable basis.


Latin America

Latin America: A Continent in Transition

Japan has enjoyed close ties with Latin America for more than 100 years and JICA is helping the continent with projects ranging from climate change and the environment to infrastructure, eradicating poverty and combating centuries old diseases.



JICA Provides Emergency Supplies to Tuvalu Which Suffers from the Pacific Drought

JICA is sending emergency supplies to Tuvalu which is suffering from a water shortage due to a very law rainfall since early this year.



‘Two-faces of Asia’: Forum Discusses Sustainable Development in Low-Income Asian Economies

While emerging countries such as China and India are drawing global attention, many Asian countries are still struggling for solid growth, and the development gap between the two parties continues to widen.


United States

JICA President Discusses Development Issues on the Arab Spring and the Horn of Africa

Mrs. Sadako Ogata held talks with major development officials on development issues during her visit in Washington to attend World Bank/International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings.



Closer Ties Urged Between Japan and ASEAN Countries

Symposium is told Japanese business and 10 member states of the ASEAN group stand to benefit by strengthening business links.


Sadako Ogata

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

Sadako Ogata

Introducing JICA (movies)
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