Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction: Annual Report 2013

Institutional Document | May 2015

The 2013 Annual Report of the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) presents the background and rationale, implementation progress, and achievements of the JFPR. It is the 13th such report and covers the period 1 January-31 December 2013.

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The JFPR was established in May 2000 and provides direct grant assistance to the poorest and most vulnerable groups in developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) while fostering long-term social and economic development. This report contains general information about the two financing modalities of the JFPR—project grants and technical assistance (TA)—and gives details about their operating performance in 2013.

Commitments and Financial Status

By 31 December 2013, the JFPR had committed a total of $464 million for 161 grants and $158.5 million for 147 TA projects. Outstanding amounts totaled $418.0 million for 156 grants and $146.4 million for 137 TA projects. Letters of agreement had been signed and were in effect for these grants and TA projects. By the end of 2013, about $101.7 million in income from investments and interest earned from bank accounts was available for further commitments. 


  • Background
  • Overview of 2013 Operations
  • 2014 Activities
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • ADB funds and products
  • RPS146737-2
  • 978-92-9254-903-9 (Print)
  • 978-92-9254-904-6 (e-ISBN)

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