A delegation of experts from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently visited Dominica in order to discuss the implementation of a project in Flood and Sediment Disaster Management. The mentioned project is aimed at improving the disaster prevention capacity of the Dominican government.
JICA/JOCV Saint Lucia is a nonprofit Government agency that supplies technical expertise, training courses, ODA loans and grants and volunteer aid to the people of Saint Lucia through bi-lateral agreements between the countries of Saint Lucia and Japan.
During the visit, Chief Technical Officer within the Ministry of Public Works, Water Resource Management and Ports, Mr. Kendell Johnson expressed his gratitude to JICA and his hopes that JICA experts assist the local government through the impartation of guidelines and best practices for implementation by the members of the actual administration.
Based on the preliminary observations and needs arising from the discussions held, JICA will be making the necessary preparations for the implementation of the proceeding phases of the project in the upcoming months.