Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) - Joining the PRIF partners in 2013, JICA is the organization in charge of implementing Japan’s official development assistance (ODA). JICA has helped a wide range of infrastructure development in the Pacific Island Countries through technical cooperation and financial (both grant and loan) cooperation. JICA’s Strategy in the Pacific region includes; (i) Implementation of the Free and Open Indo-Pacific by supporting the maritime sectors such as harbors and vessels, (ii) Resolution and mitigation of vulnerabilities addressing climate change, natural disasters, and environmental issues including solid waste management; and (iii) Self-sufficient and sustainable development by supporting the infrastructure such as airports, roads, bridges and renewable energy. Visit their website for more information on JICA’s work in the region.