JICA President Mrs. Sadako Ogata reviews 2011, the year of Japan’s own devastating earthquake-tsunami, other natural disasters around the world, but also positive developments in the Middle East during the Arab Spring and in Africa.
Mrs. Sadako Ogata met with prominent government figures to discuss how JICA can support as Thailand reconstructs.
After recent catastrophic flooding which caused widespread destruction, JICA is supporting Thailand to draw up plans to prevent similar crises in the future.
A conference highlights the need for international cooperation in disaster management and development.
As that country moves towards a broader market economy, JICA initiates a program for economic development for key Myanmar government and private sector officials.
A boyhood dream helped him to build up one of the most important vocational training centers in West Africa. And a prestigious Japanese award followed.