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Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction: Annual Report 2014

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The Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) Annual Report 2014 is the 14th such report and covers the period 1 January–31 December 2014. It presents JFPR’s background and rationale, implementation progress, and achievements. Established in May 2000, JFPR provides direct grant assistance to the poorest and most vulnerable groups in developing members of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) while fostering long-term social and economic development. The grants target poverty reduction initiatives with the direct participation of nongovernment organizations, community groups, and civil society. In 2009, the Government of Japan and ADB expanded the scope of JFPR to include provision of support to developing members through capacity development, policy and advisory, research and development, and project preparatory technical assistance.

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