JOCVJapan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers
JOCVJeep Owners Club of Victoria (Australia)
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JOCV volunteer Koki Itagaki, who is assisting the National Dairy Authority (NDA) - Ubay Multiplier Farm in Bohol, said they are engaged in sharing breeding techniques to help boost milk production.
He was one of more than 1,600 JOCV volunteers dispatched to the Philippines by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) since the program began in 1965.
According to a bilateral agreement signed in 1985, over a thousand JOCV arrived here to work with governmental organizations countrywide as experts in education, health, vocational training , water management and disability affairs.
Since the inception of the JOCV program in 1973, some 793 Japanese volunteers have worked in Bangladesh in various social, humanitarian and technical sectors.
Significantly, there is little other than official publicity about JOCV activities.
In 2013, JICA dispatched a Japanese volunteer under its Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer (JOCV) Program to assist in the rice terraces conservation efforts.
The Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) cerebrated Friday its 30th anniversary of activities in Nepal and offered a pledge to provide more services.
The first is 'Volunteerism as force for development,' which features two long-standing volunteer organizations with wide experience in development work in Asia and the Philippines: the 2016 Magsaysay Awardee from Japan - JOCV (Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers) and Ateneo-based JVP, or Jesuit Volunteers of the Philippines.
Further, a Young Japanese volunteer under JICA's Japan Overseas Volunteers (JOCV) Program, Chihiro Nakajima, was also deployed to the Provincial Government of Ifugao.
Three of this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award recipients are not individuals but groups: Vientiane Rescue, Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV), and Dompet Dhuafa or 'Wallet of the Poor.'