In photo (from left to right): Mr. Patrick Adams San Juan, Ms. Nami Kawai, Mr Kenji Kuronuma, RD Maria Lourdes D. Lim, ARD Gilberto A. Altura, and CEDS Emily Jeanette R. Salvado. 

Davao City, March 2, 2023 – The JICA Philippines Office Team led by its Senior Representative, Mr. Kenji Kuronuma, together with JICA representative, Ms. Nami Kawai, and Senior Programs Officer, Mr. Patrick Adams San Juan paid a courtesy visit on the NEDA Regional Office XI. 

Updates on Davao Region Development Plan (DRDP), Davao Region Development Investment Program (DRDIP) for 2023-2028, the Metropolitan Davao Comprehensive and Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Master Plan, and major JICA-funded infrastructure projects in Davao Region were taken up during the brief meeting.  

The JICA Philippines Office team proceeded to Davao City LGU to arrange visits to project sites including the Davao City Bypass Construction Project, which is one of the major ongoing infrastructure projects in Davao Region funded by JICA. – Jesus Adrian A. Manzo, NEDA XI