The Government of Japan
The Government of Japan contributed to the establishment
of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) through a Grant of US$490,000. Additionally,
the IBRD secured a grant of US$650,000 in 2005 from the Japanese Policy and Human Resource
Development (PHRD) Fund towards financing the cost of preparatory activities for the ICBSP.
The Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Fund (PHRD) Fund was
established in 1990 as a partnership between the Government of Japan and the World Bank.
The PHRD supports a wide range of poverty alleviation and capacity building
activities within member countries of the World Bank.
Grant Agreement No. TF054629-JM was signed between the IBRD,
acting as administrator for the grant, and the GoJ on May 10, 2005 with a Closing Date
of December 31, 2005.
The Japanese Government and the GoJ has recently signed Grant Agreement
No. TF090322-JM for the preparation of the 2nd National Community Development Project. The
agreement was signed on October 2, 2007 for US$500, 000. The Closing Date for the grant will
be April 20, 2009.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA)