Japan's Official Development Assistance White Paper 2005

Main Text > Part II ODA DISBURSEMENTS IN FISCAL YEAR 2004 > Chapter 2 Details and New Policies about Japan's ODA: Striving for Further ODA Reforms > Section 2. Measures for Each of the Priority Issues > 2.Sustainable Growth

2. Sustainable Growth

In order to reduce poverty, it is essential for developing countries to achieve sustainable economic growth and employment increase, which could improve the quality of people's lives. Therefore, Japan intends to actively assist the efforts of developing countries for sustainable growth.