Update news JICA

Japan pledges JPY18.9 billion in ODA to Vietnam in 2022-2023 fiscal year

Japan’s total official development assistance (ODA) commitment to Vietnam from April 2022 to March 2023 amounts to JPY18.9 billion (nearly VND31 trillion), excluding loans to the private sector.

JICA helps Vietnamese farm produce reach Japanese market

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam is stepping up activities and projects as part of its agricultural cooperation programmes with the Vietnam Agricultural Extension, JICA Deputy Chief Representative Kubo Yoshitomo has said.

JICA disburses 75 mln in ODA for Vietnam in a year: Official

The Japan International Cooperation Agency Vietnam has disbursed some 10.8 billion JPY ($75 million) worth of ODA in Vietnam between April 2021 and March 2022, according to Chief Representative Shimizu Akira.

Vietnam receives Japanese equipment for Government Information Reporting System

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on March 17 to mark the reception of the Japanese Government-sponsored equipment for the Government Information Reporting System of Vietnam.

Project brings new and safe bridges to people

It has been nearly a year since the new Vang Bridge replaced the old and dilapidated version spanning the Cau Chay River in the central province of Thanh Hoa

PM calls for more JICA support in national development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 11 expressed his hope that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will further its cooperation with and support Vietnam in national development.

Commuters in Hanoi and HCM City willing to use metro: JICA survey

Hanoi and HCM City are willing to use urban railways once they are put into operation, according to a survey conducted by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) of more than 6,000 residents in the two big cities.

JICA proud to be part of Vietnam’s development progress: Chief Representative

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is proud to be part of Vietnam’s socio-economic development progress, said Chief Representative of JICA in Vietnam Shimizu Akira in an interview with VNA.

State Audit of VN notes high pay for foreign specialists in ODA projects

A foreign specialist in an ODA (Official Development Assistance) project can receive VND500-700 million a month, while pay for a Vietnamese specialist is just tens of millions of VND.

Japan finances HCM City’s upgrade of sewer system

The Japanese Government will provide a non-refundable aid worth 1.88 billion JPY (16.84 million USD) for Ho Chi Minh City to upgrade its existing sewerage system using trenchless technologies.

JICA offers emergency assistance to combat coronavirus in Vietnam

As a countermeasure against the new coronavirus in Vietnam, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) plans to provide testing reagents worth 14 million yen, which ensures the rapid detection of the virus.

VN advised to seek private sector resources for pollution prevention

The government needs to seek help from the private sector to deal with the pollution problem, experts have urged.

ADB agrees US$38M finance package to solar power project in Vietnam

The project will serve the energy demand of residents and businesses of Ho Chi Minh City and its surrounding areas.

Vietnam, Japan promote investment to develop food chains

Vietnam and Japan have achieved many positive outcomes in agriculture cooperation, and the two sides will continue working together to build sustainable food value chains in the near future.

Vietnam allows Japan to open consulate general in Da Nang

Vietnam has approved Japan’s proposal to open a consular general in the central city of Da Nang, the biggest city in Central Vietnam, after a meeting between the countries’ top diplomats this week.

JICA-funded waste-to-power project benefits Can Tho

Officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho had a working session with representatives from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on December 9 to discuss a project to reduce domestic waste in Can Tho in the coming time.

Japan ready to assist Vietnam in natural disaster preparedness

A delegation of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has conclluded a five-day working visit to Japan to learn the host country’s experiences in coping with super Typhoon Hagibis, especially in the dyke management.

Improving human resources – top factor for Vietnam’s growth: JICA specialists

There remain problems concerning human resources and Vietnamese businesses should focus on what Japanese experts have addressed.

Urban railway helps reduce carbon emissions: JICA

JICA's survey has found urban railways are a form of transport with lower carbon emissions than cars and motorbikes.

JICA studies greenhouse gas emission reductions in Vietnam

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is conducting a survey to estimate the volume of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that can be reduced by the development of the local metro sector.