Japan Funds Dominican Republic Tourism Project

    Japan is contributing USD3 million to a four-year program that aims to promote sustainable tourism in the Dominican Republic's Puerto Plata province. The project seeks to involve the local community in the tourism industry through developing products made from local materials and resources,

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.