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NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Japan

It Was “A Very Trying Year.”

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.

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Thailand

JICA President Visits Thailand

Mrs. Sadako Ogata met with prominent government figures to discuss how JICA can support as Thailand reconstructs.

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Thailand

Preventing Future Flooding in Thailand

After recent catastrophic flooding which caused widespread destruction, JICA is supporting Thailand to draw up plans to prevent similar crises in the future.

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Japan

Asia-Pacific Countries Share Disaster Management Lessons

A conference highlights the need for international cooperation in disaster management and development.

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Japan

Helping to Strengthen Myanmar’s Economic Capabilities

As that country moves towards a broader market economy, JICA initiates a program for economic development for key Myanmar government and private sector officials.

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Senegal

And the Award Goes To…

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.

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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