- International Monetary Fund
- Published Date:
- July 2005
Other bilateral donors include Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States; multilateral donors include the African Development Bank, the Arab Monetary Fund, the Asian Development Bank, the Caribbean Development Bank, the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations, the United Nations Development Program, and the World Bank.
In this report, unless a distinction is made, the term “JSA” (Japan Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities) includes the “JAA” (Japan Administered Technical Assistance Account), which was its predecessor administered account.
The reference to fiscal year (FY) in this report is to the IMF’s fiscal year, which runs from May 1 through April 30. This report thus covers the period May 1, 2003, through April 30,2004. Reports on FY2000-FY2003 can be found on the IMF’s website: www.imf.org/JSA.
Person years in this report refers to the time spent by the IMF staff and experts on technical assistance activities.
The JSA Annual Report for FY2002 includes descriptions of such activities.
Because of the time required for the contracting and fielding of experts and payment of invoices, there is a time lag between commitments and disbursements. The duration of a JSA-funded technical assistance project is normally 6-12 months.
Multiregional projects have beneficiaries from more than one region. Annex 1 includes a description of such projects.
The scholarship program is targeted to candidates from the following countries: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Lao P.D.R., Mongolia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and the Pacific Island countries. Nationals from other Asian countries are also considered on a case-by-case basis.
Under the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia, academic year refers to the period October 1-September 30. Thus, academic year 2003 refers to the period October 1, 2003-September 30,2004.
Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Hitotsubashi University, International University of Japan, and Yokohama National University.
Under the Japan-IMF Advanced Scholarship Program, academic year refers to the period August 1-July 31. Thus, the academic year 2003 refers to the period August 1,2003-July 31,2004.