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Kitano Naohiro
  • Kitano Naohiro 
  • By this author: 2 Latest posted: 2014.09.26
Deputy Director of the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute. A 1983 graduate of Waseda University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering (spent 1981–82 studying in the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering at Tsinghua University in China). Worked at the Beijing branch of the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund 1992–96. Received his doctorate in city and regional planning from Cornell University in 1997. Has taught at the Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University. Serverd at JICA as Director General, East and Central Asia and the Caucasus, before assuming his current post in 2012.
Sparking Social Change: Public and Private Partnerships in Japanese ODA2014.09.26

As an increasingly diverse range of financing and investment across different sectors of society is directed at developing countries, official development assistance is making up a smaller portion of resources flowing to less-developed areas. With an eye to the future, the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s Kitano Naohiro considers the role Japanese ODA should play as it moves forward.
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China’s External Economic Cooperation: Ties to the Mekong Region2012.06.19

China’s rapid economic development has been matched by its increasing overseas assistance to Asia and other parts of the world. Kitano Naohiro of the Japan International Cooperation Agency takes a look at China’s international economic ties, focusing on its cooperation with countries in the Mekong region.
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