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About Us

Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) is a partnership project of Japan and the World Bank launched in June 2004. We are a center for facilitating the exchange of knowledge within the development community in the Asia Pacific region and beyond. Our distance learning programs are delivered through the World Bank’s Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) and other knowledge-sharing networks, utilizing Japan’s deep knowledge and experience in the development field.

For detailed information on our objective to reduce poverty through knowledge-sharing for development, visit the Vision and Goals page of this website.

Our services

We offer a distinct range of program development services, such as advice on producing effective distance learning programs, assistance for marketing, identifying expert speakers and more. Our technical services cover videoconferencing (VC) connectivity and multi-media production services.

For more information, please visit Program Development Services and Technical Services in the Services section of this website.

Our programs

Our knowledge sharing activities and distance learning programs have a particular focus on the following areas.

  1. Global Health
  2. Disaster Risk Management
  3. Other areas of focus as prioritized by the World Bank

Many of our learning events are open to the public. For more information please visit the Program section and to see what’s been happening recently, visit the News section.

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