Japan and ADB: Fighting Poverty in Asia - Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) Brochure

Publication | August 2014

This brochure provides general information on the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR).

The Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) provides direct grant assistance to the poorest and most vulnerable groups in developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank while fostering long-term social and economic development. The grants target poverty reduction initiatives with the direct participation of nongovernment organizations, community groups, and civil society. As of 31 December 2013, the Government of Japan has contributed a total of $615 million. This brochure provides general information on the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR).

Contents 

  • Background
  • Objectives
  • Eligible Activities and Sectors
  • Voices from the poor
  • Partnerships with Civil Society
  • Processing of Grant and TA Proposals