JAPANESE DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT.

Position:Special Report: Japan: Africa
 
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Between 2008 and 2018, Japan provided $102m to UN peace and security programmes, including almost $54m to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in order to reinforce PKO training centres in Africa.

Tokyo has promoted cooperation between different Japanese development bodies--both with each other and with other organisations. For instance, JICA works closely with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and also has a cooperation agreement with the NEPAD relating to infrastructural projects and agricultural development.

In May, the JBIC, the Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) and several private financial institutions agreed to provide the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank with a 20year $350m export credit line.

The money will be used to finance machinery and equipment imports from Japanese companies. JBIC says...

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