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JICA signed agreement with Tunisia to support the Sfax Sea Water Desalination Plant Construction Project

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 07/20/2017

Japan-Tunisia

Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Tunisia
Date: July 18, 2017
Source: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Contributing to a solution to the water shortage in a major metropolitan area with the second largest city in Tunisia through the construction of seawater desalination facilities.

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Japan pledged US$1 billion over the next two years to back the UN’s development goals

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 07/18/2017

Japan pledges US$1b to back UN development goals

Japan pledges US$1b to back UN development goals
Date: July 18, 2017
Source: The Business Times

[UNITED NATIONS] Japan on Monday pledged US$1 billion over the next two years to back the UN’s development agenda, raising its profile as one of the world’s largest foreign aid donors.

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Japan to support the Project for Improvement of Water Supply System in Mandalay City of Myanmar

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 06/09/2015

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Signing of Grant Agreement with the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Date: June 3, 2015
Source: Japan International Cooperation Agency

- Supporting safe water access in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city -

On June 3, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (G/A) with the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to provide grant aid of up to 2.555 billion yen for assistance for the Project for Improvement of Water Supply System in Mandalay City.

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Japan aid to Bangladesh for the Improvement of Solid Waste Management Equipment

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 05/22/2015

Japan and Bangladesh

Signing of Grant Agreement with the People’s Republic of Bangladesh – Garbage trucks improving the urban living environment
Date: May 21, 2015
Source: Japan International Cooperation Agency

On May 20, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (G/A) with the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to provide grant aid of up to 1.486 billion yen for the Project for Improvement of Solid Waste Management Equipment.

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Japan govt to help stop the spread of infectious diseases overseas

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 03/21/2015

Ebola Virus

Japan to help combat infectious diseases overseas
Date: Mar 19, 2015
Source: NHK World

Japan’s government will form a working team to study ways to help stop the spread of infectious diseases overseas.

The United Nations and other global bodies say Ebola infections spread because medical systems were insufficient in the West African nations where the outbreak originated. They say the countries could not deal properly with the disease in its initial stage.

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What is Japan’s ODA (Official Development Assistance)?

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 12/15/2014

Japan’s Official Development Assistance - Structure

Japan’s Official Development Assistance

Official Development Assistance (ODA) refers to grants and loans with concessional conditions that are given to developing countries and regions that are included on the list of aid recipient countries and regions created by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), mainly for the purpose of contributing to the improvement of economic development and welfare, etc.

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Japanese Air Self-Defense Force aircraft takes off with 20000 sets of protective clothing for Ebola fight

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 12/06/2014

Japanese SDF plane takes off with gear for Ebola fight

SDF plane takes off with gear for Ebola fight
Date: Dec 5, 2014
Source: NHK World

A Japanese Air Self-Defense Force aircraft has left for Ghana to transport protective clothing to help West African countries fight the Ebola epidemic.

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Japan ready to join hands in building new capital of Andhra Pradesh in India

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 12/02/2014

Andhra Pradesh in India

Chandrababu Naidu wants Andhra Pradesh to shine with help from “land of rising sun”
Date: Dec 1, 2014
Source: indiacom – By Press Trust of India

Hyderabad, Dec 1 : Andhra Pradesh will have Japan’s imprint on development in various spheres, particularly in building the state’s new capital, if plans drawn out by the TDP-led Government fructify.

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Japan to invest $34 billion for India’s infrastructure projects

| International Cooperation Reports | 09/01/2014

Japan and India

Japan to Double Investment in India Within 5 Years
Date: Sep 1, 2014
Source: The Wall Street Journal – By Mitsuru Obe

TOKYO—Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe set an ambitious goal of doubling Japanese investment and the number of Japanese companies in India within five years, as part of an effort by the two countries to strengthen economic and security ties.

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Japan to start “Green Hospitals” project to aim 35% energy-saving effect and CO2 emission reduction in Vietnam

| Energy News, Green Business News, International Cooperation Reports | 09/01/2014

Japan's Green Hospitals Project in Vietnam

Demonstrating “Green Hospitals” in Vietnam – Aiming for 35% Energy-Saving Effect with Energy Efficient Air Conditioning and Energy Management System
Date: Aug 26, 2014
Source: NEDO

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) will launch a demonstration project that will introduce about 1,000 energy efficient inverter air conditioners (ACs) and energy management systems to achieve energy efficiency for two hospitals in Vietnam, one in Hanoi and the other in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Fujifilm vs Ebola: Japan giants turn hands to medicine

| International Cooperation Reports | 08/31/2014

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Fujifilm vs Ebola: Japan giants turn hands to medicine
Date: Aug 31, 2014
Source: AFP

Tokyo (AFP) – When Japan announced it was ready to supply a new drug to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, one unusual detail emerged — it would be made by Fujifilm.

The company synonymous with cameras and photobooths said it could start producing Avigan, which has been approved in Japan to treat the flu but which scientists think also could crimp the vicious illness.

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60 Years History of Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) – To support for self-help efforts

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 08/22/2014

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Sixty Years of Japanese ODA – Interview with Kimihiro Ishikane
Date: Aug 22, 2014
Source: Highlighting JAPAN – by Tami Kawasaki

This year marks sixty years of Japanese official development assistance (ODA). Kimihiro Ishikane, Director-General, International Cooperation Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spoke about the history of Japanese ODA, the bonds it has forged between Japan and other countries, and what direction it should take in the future.

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Japan govt to give $1.5 mil. to help fight Ebola

| International Cooperation Reports | 08/16/2014

Ebola Virus

Japan to give $1.5 mil. to help fight Ebola
Date: Aug 14, 2014
Source: NHK World

The Japanese government will give 1.5 million dollars in aid to help prevent an Ebola epidemic, with the money to be disbursed through the World Health Organization and other international bodies.

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Japan to support Myanmar for developing communications network with Southeast Asian countries

| International Cooperation Reports | 08/09/2014

Japan and Myanmar

Japan to extend 10.5 billion yen in loans to Myanmar
Date: Aug 9, 2014
Source: Kyodo

NAYPYITAW (Kyodo) — Japan said Saturday it will extend a total of 10.5 billion yen in loans to Myanmar to help the Southeast Asian country improve its communications network linking major cities to meet growing demand for mobile phones and the Internet.

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Japan Demonstrate Waste Heat Recovery System at Steel Plant in India

| Energy News, International Cooperation Reports | 08/04/2014

NEDO - Sinter cooler waste heat recovery system flow

Demonstration of a Waste Heat Recovery System at a Steel Plant in India – Reducing Electricity Consumption by 6%
Date: Jul 31, 2014
Source: NEDO

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), in cooperation with the Ministry of Steel of the Government of India, has completed a demonstration project on a Japanese waste heat recovery system at the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant in the State of Andhra Pradesh in India.

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Japan to support Brazilian offshore oil drilling and grain transportation

| Energy News, International Cooperation Reports | 08/01/2014

Japan and Brazil

Japan to support Brazilian offshore drilling, infrastructure
Date: Aug 1, 2014
Source: NIKKEI – by OKI NAGAI

BRASILIA, Brazil — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff agreed Friday to pursue cooperation in areas including offshore oil drilling and grain transportation.

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Japan Govt to Provide “Ningen Dock” Japanese-Style Health Examinations in Kazakhstan

| Health & Beauty, International Cooperation Reports | 07/29/2014

Japan and Kazakhstan

Japan-style medical screenings to be introduced in Kazakhstan
Date: Jul 29, 2014
Source: NIKKEI

TOKYO — The Japanese government will cooperate with domestic manufacturers and hospitals to provide Japanese-style health examinations in Kazakhstan, in a move to promote its medical industry overseas.

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Japan support $5.5M in emergency humanitarian aid to residents of Gaza Strip

| International Cooperation Reports | 07/27/2014

Gaza Strip, with Israeli-controlled borders and limited fishing zone

Japan Pledges $5m in Aid to Gaza Strip Amidst Fears Egypt is Blocking Supply Trucks
Date: Jul 26, 2014
Source: International Business Times – by Tabatha Kinder

Japan will give $5.5m (£3.2m) in emergency humanitarian aid to residents of the Gaza Strip, it has been announced.

The number of casualties in the small self-governing enclave is growing each day as the result of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants. The Gaza death toll passed 840 on Friday ‒ the eighteenth consecutive day of fighting.

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Palestinian Children Fly Kites to message solidarity with Japan from Gaza Strip

| International Cooperation Reports | 07/27/2014

FROM GAZA TO JAPAN, A MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY

FROM GAZA TO JAPAN, A MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY
Date: Mar 12, 2014
Source: UNRWA

Gaza – On the third anniversary of the most powerful earthquake ever to hit Japan, a message of continued solidarity and strength was carried there on the wind from the Gaza Strip. One thousand Palestine refugee students from UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools in Gaza gathered to fly kites in commemoration of the disaster that killed thousands of people and caused immense damage.

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New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, NEDO, published Japan’s first white paper on robotics

| Energy News, International Cooperation Reports | 07/23/2014

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) - Robotics White Paper 2014

Japan’s NEDO publishes robotics white paper
Date: Jul 21, 2014
Source: NHK World

Japanese researchers are calling for the use of more robotics technologies in society.

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, NEDO, has put together Japan’s first white paper on robotics. It is titled the “2014 White Paper on Robotization of Industry, Business and Our Life“.

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Japan to support Brazil for improving infrastructure, including transportation networks for agricultural products and ports

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 07/12/2014

Japan and Brazil

Japan to provide broad support to Brazil’s agricultural industry
Date: Jul 12, 2014
Source: Kyodo News

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japanese government plans to provide broad support to Brazil’s agricultural industry will be a focus when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff during an upcoming trip to five Latin American nations, sources close to the matter said Saturday.

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Japan PM Shinzo Abe plan to extend US$200 million for infrastructure and other development in Papua New Guinea

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 07/10/2014

Japan and Papua New Guinea

Japan’s Abe Pledges 20-B.-Yen ODA for Papua New Guinea
Date: Jul 11, 2014
Source: JIJI Press

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, July 10 (Jiji Press)–Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday Japan will provide 20 billion yen(200-million dollars) in official development assistance to Papua New Guinea over the next three years.

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Japan to extend 600 billion yen in aid to Bangladesh for developing Infrastructure

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 05/26/2014

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Bangladesh to get 600 billion yen Japanese aid
Date: May 26, 2014
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)

TOKYO, May 26, 2014 (BSS)- Japan has expressed its commitment to providing up to 600 billion yen of assistance to Bangladesh from this year by fully taking into account the proper and smooth implementation of projects.

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