Change the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction to the Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific

Institutional Document | August 2021

This paper requests approval to rename the original JFPR and focus the operating framework in line with Japan’s development priorities and the long-term corporate strategy of the Asian Development Bank.

The paper requests Board approval to (i) rename the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (original JFPR) the Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific (JFPR); and (ii) focus the JFPR operating framework on poverty reduction, universal health coverage, climate change and disaster risk management, quality infrastructure investment, and public finance management, to be in line with Japan’s development priorities and consistent with the long-term corporate strategy of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The provisions outlined in this paper will supersede the Revised Operating Framework for the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction established under the Cooperation with Japan: Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction policy paper.

Contents 

  • The Proposal
  • Background And Rationale
  • Objectives and Scope
  • Processing and Implementation Arrangements
  • Administration Arrangements
  • The President’s Recommendation
  • Appendix

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB funds and products

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