Japan pledges $30 billion in aid for Africa at Tunis summit

岸田総理がアフリカ支援表明 官民で300億ドル規模

Alaraby -- Aug 28
Japan pledged $30 billion in aid for development in Africa on Saturday, saying it wants to work more closely with the continent, with the rules-based international order under threat after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Addressing a Japan-Africa summit in Tunisia, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tokyo would work to ensure grain shipments to Africa amid a global shortage.

"If we give up on a rules-based society and permit unilateral changes of the status quo by force, the impact of that will extend not only through Africa, but all the world," Kishida said by video link after testing positive for Covid-19.

Kishida said the $30 billion would be delivered over three years, promising smaller sums for food security in coordination with the African Development Bank.

Tunisia's state news agency cited Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi as saying Japan was granting Tunisia $100 million to help mitigate the impact of the pandemic. ...continue reading

Aug 28 (ANNnewsCH) - 岸田総理大臣はTICAD=アフリカ開発会議の開会式にオンラインで出席し、今後3年間で総額300億ドル規模の支援を行うと表明しました。  ...continue reading

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