Japanese Representative Office (JRO)

The JRO serves as the focal point for interaction between ADB and its constituencies in Japan.

In the Spotlight


JRO's Role

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Raise public awareness about ADB and the Asia-Pacific region.

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Mobilize resources and support from the public and private sectors in Japan for ADB operations.

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Serve as ADB's liaison to government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders in Japan by providing information and through coordination.

Name Fund Contributors Year Established
Asian Development Bank Institute Special Fund Australia, People's Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea 1996
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund ANA Trust Fund, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, United States 2010
Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund ADB, Japan 2009
Asia Pacific Project Preparation Facility Australia, Canada, Japan 2014
Asian Clean Energy Fund Japan 2008
Asian Development Fund ADB Member Countries 1973
Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility Australia, Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute 1973
Cooperation Fund for Regional Trade and Financial Security Initiative Australia, Japan, United States 2004
Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility ADB, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam 2010
Domestic Resource Mobilization Trust Fund Japan, International Cooperation and Development Fund 2017
Energy Transition Mechanism Partnership Trust Fund Japan 2022
High-Level Technology Fund Japan 2017
Investment Climate Facilitation Fund Japan 2008
Japan Fund for Information and Communication Technology Japan 2001
Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific Japan 2000
Japan Fund for Public Policy Training Japan 2004
Japan Fund for the Joint Crediting Mechanism Japan 2014
Japan Scholarship Program Fund Japan 1988
Japan Special Fund Japan 1988
Leading Asia's Private Infrastructure Fund Japan 2016
Regional Cooperation and Integration Financing Partnership Facility ADB, Japan 2007
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund Japan 2007
Technical Assistance Special Fund ADB Member Countries 1967



Yumiko Tamura (Ms)
Masaharu Makino (Mr)
Deputy Representative
Masakazu Shibata (Mr)
External Relations Officer
Keiko Kawazu (Ms)
Administration and Communications Coordinator
Keiko Hamada-Chakma (Ms)
Associate Administration and Communications Coordinator
Yoko Takahashi (Ms)
Administrative Assistant
Shiho Tsukamoto (Ms)
Administrative Assistant
Hikari Taniguchi (Ms)
Outreach Coordinator Consultant

Japanese Representative Office (JRO)

Map of ADB's Japanese Representative Office

Kasumigaseki Building 8F, 3-2-5 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6008, Japan

Office Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday

Tel +81 3 35043160
Fax +81 3 35043165

JRO is closed on these dates:

Last updated: 14 November 2023



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