Japan's Official Development Assistance White Paper 2006
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Chapter 2 Specific Activities of Japan's ODA
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- ODA has strengthened Japan's friendly relations with the governments and people of developing countries. ODA has also promoted an understanding of Japan's ideas and policies, and its status in the international community.
- Economic growth is indispensable for poverty reduction in developing countries. To promote trade and investment, which are the driving force of growth, Japan assists human resource development, institution building and infrastructure development.
- Japan continues to reinforce its commitments to issues such as global warming, energy, the environment, agricultural development, infectious diseases, maritime security, and peacebuilding.