The Government of Japan established the Policy and Human Resources Development (PHRD) Fund 30 years ago in partnership with the World Bank Group to boost poor countries’ capacity to tackle development challenges. PHRD has been the first source of concessional finance for countries affected by natural disasters, pandemic diseases, and conflict, with a strong focus on global public goods. This pioneering donor fund remains at the cutting edge of development and continues to deliver impact today.
This seminar featured the Tokyo Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Hub, funded by the PHRD, introducing the India Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project: Enhancing Dam Safety Operations through Disaster Resilience Practices as an example of its activities.
Director, Trust Funds and Partner Relations, Development Finance, World Bank
Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Tokyo DRM Hub, World Bank
Presentation Material: Japan World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries (PDF)
Senior Water Resources Management Specialist, World Bank
Presentation Material: Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (PDF)
World Bank Group PHRD seminar “Strategies for Promoting Quality Infrastructure Investment - Informing World Bank Policy”
Date/Time: Thursday, January 9, 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm (JST)
World Bank Group PHRD seminar “Leveraging Knowledge and Capacity Development: UHC and Pandemic Preparedness - Informing World Bank Policy”
Date/Time: THursday, January 9, 2020, 4:00pm-6:15pm (JST)
World Bank Group PHRD Dialogue Series Seminar “West Africa Agricultural Productivity Enhancement Program”
Date/Time: Friday, January 10, 2020, 6:00pm-8:30pm (JST)