Japan Fund for Information and Communication Technology: Annual Report 2011

Description

The Japan Fund for Information and Communication Technology (JFICT), established by the Government of Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in July 2001, aimed to help ADB’s developing member countries improve their ICT capacities, and thus accelerate social and economic development, improve governance, and reduce poverty in the Asia and Pacific region. From a contribution of about $10 million from the Government of Japan, the fund was able to support 13 projects which are now all physically completed.

This annual report on the Japan Fund for Information and Communication Technology covers January to December 2011. It describes JFICT’s background and rationale, implementation progress, and achievements.