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 18th April, 2017
 gIDI has won the REAAA Mino Best Project Award."
 
 Infrastructure Development Institute-Japan (IDI) today announced that it has received the Mino Best Project Award at the 15th REAAA (*) Conference in March 2017 in Bali, Indonesia.
 
 The Mino Best Project Award was established in 2016 to recognize outstanding road and/or bridge project which have recently been constructed in the Asian and Australasia region.
 
There are two categories:
Category I. High-volume road
Category II.Community road
 
 The Mino fund was donated by the late Mr. Sadamu Mino, who was the REAAAfs 10th President from 1998 to 2000.
 
 hMULTI PURPOSE COMMUNITY ROAD IN MONGOLIA - TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER & JOB CREATIONh, one of IDIfs projects, has won the Mino Best Project Award, the Category II Community road. For the community environment improvement and the job creation in a Ger Area in Mongolia, this project aimed to transfer technologies of low cost pavement construction to nomad residents in the community. IDI conducted the project under JICA from 2004 to 2010. In the project, IDI standardized the pavement manual, operated test pavement construction, and gave technical guidance to the local workers to complete their pavement construction works with the manual.
Pavement StructureMeeting before constructionSpreading of aggregates by hand
 (*)REAAA@  REAAA is the Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australasia.
 The association promotes the science and practice of road engineering and related professions in the Asia Pacific region through developing professional and commercial links within and between countries in the region.
 REAAA was set up in June 1973 with a permanent secretariat in Malaysia. It has more than 1,400 members in about 24 countries and holds regular events including an annual heads of road authorities (HORA) meeting, a triennial international conference, technical visits and study tours, trade exhibitions, seminars, forums and workshops.
 Local REAAA Chapters have been set up in Australia, Brunei, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand and the Philippines.
 
   At the presentation of the Inaugural Mini Best Project Award