Ghana enjoys stable democracy, growth — JICA Chief Representative

The New Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),Mr Koji Makino, has reaffirmed the willingness of the Japanese Government to assist Ghana pursue its development programmes, especially in the areas of infrastructure, such as transportation and energy.

He also stressed the importance of agriculture, health, education and support for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and capacity building as areas that the JICA operated in.   

He made this known when he paid a working visit to the Country Director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Accra.

Mr Koji Makino, who has been in Ghana for barely two months now, has already visited some parts of the country to ascertain the situation on the ground.  

He said Ghana needed to strengthen its industrial diversification by pursuing labour-intensive sector development programmes in such sectors as agriculture.

Mr Makino praised Ghanaians for their stable democracy, growth and hospitality.

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