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Fuji Electric, a power electrical equipment manufacturer received order for geothermal power facility in Kenya

| Manufacturing and Production, News, Tokyo News | 09/13/2018

Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 Geothermal Power Development Project

Fuji Electric Awarded Geothermal Power Station Contract in Kenya

Date: Sep 12, 2018
Source: Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

EDISON, N.J. – Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (TSE:6504) (“FE”), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, led by President Michihiro Kitazawa, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract for a complete geothermal power facility for the Olkaria I Geothermal Power Station (Olkaria I) in the Republic of Kenya from Marubeni Corporation, the main EPC contractor of the project owned by Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen). Marubeni Corporation is headquartered in Chuo-ku, Tokyo and led by President and CEO Fumiya Kokubu.

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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 and India will to sign agreement for India’s first bullet train

| News, Transportation News | 12/07/2015

Japan's Bullet Train to India

India-Japan to sign a pact for India’s first bullet train
Date: Dec 7, 2015
Source: Business Inside India

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is coming to India on 11th December, and during his tour, he is most likely to finalise an agreement on high-speed train services in India, which means that India can soon get its first ‘Bullet Train‘.

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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 to develop Thai high-speed rail links

| News, Transportation News | 05/26/2015

Thai high-speed rail route

Japan to develop Thai high-speed rail links
Date: May 12, 2015
Source: The Straits Times

BANGKOK – Japan has signalled its intention to help develop three multibillion-dollar high-speed railway routes in Thailand.

Both sides will sign a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) this month on joint development of the Bangkok-to-Chiang Mai, Kanchanaburi-Bangkok-Laem Chabang and Bangkok-to-Sa Kaew rail lines.

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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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Mitsubishi and Hitachi To Supply and Install Train Signaling Systems in Myanmar

| News, Transportation News | 05/18/2015

Map - Mitsubishi Corporation and Hitachi Ltd. To Supply and Install Train Signaling Systems in Myanmar

Mitsubishi Corporation and Hitachi Ltd. To Supply and Install Train Signaling Systems in Myanmar
Date: May 18, 2015
Source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Hitachi Ltd. (Hitachi) are pleased to announce the conclusion of a contract to supply and install railway signaling systems in Myanmar. The contract, signed with Myanma Railways on May 15, 2015, amounts to approximately 2.4 billion yen and will be covered by grant aid from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Completion of the project is scheduled for June 2017.

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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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Kitakyushu city offers water management systems for improvement of water quality in Asia

| Green & ECO Business Reports, Reports | 02/27/2015

Kitakyushu's staff check water quality

City of Kitakyushu offers technical support for waterworks in Asia
Date: Feb 2014
Source: Highlighting Japan – by Isao Naruse

In cooperation with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the city of Kitakyushu has been sharing waterworks technology – and even water department personnel – as part of an initiative to improve water standards in various developing nations overseas.

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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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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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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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Japanese government will provide hybrid vehicles worth Rs 490 million to Pakistan

| International Cooperation Reports | 03/20/2014

Japanese Ambassador, Inomata and Secretary Economic Affairs Division, Nargis Sethi

Japan to provide hybrid vehicles worth Rs 490 million
Date: Mar 20, 2014
Source: Business Recorder by Imaduddin

ISLAMABAD: The Government of Japan will provide hybrid vehicles worth Rs 490 million to Pakistan for improving capabilities of law enforcement agencies in the country.

An agreement to this effect was signed between Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Hiroshi Inomata and Secretary Economic Affairs Division, Nargis Sethi here on Thursday.

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