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Official Development Assistance

In keeping with its geopolitical importance Kenya is the largest recipient of Japanese ODA in Africa and in addition hosts several of the regional assistance projects. Japan is also Kenya’s leading development partner and Japan's assistance plays a crucial role in Kenya's development. The priority sectors of Japan's current country assistance programme include, Human Resource Development, Agriculture, Economic Infrastructure, Health, Education and the Environment. ODA to Kenya is in the form of Grant Aid; loan aid and Technical Corporation.