This chapter aims to provide insights into how Official Development Assistance (ODA) could catalyze economic transformation of developing countries for inclusive growth through capacity development, institution building, infrastructure investment, technological innovations, and other means, drawing on case studies from Japan’s ODA. The role of ODA in “transforming economies for jobs and inclusive growth” is now considered essential, as shown by recent international development discussions (High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda 2013). This chapter will review this from the perspective of several outstanding cases of Japanese ODA programs/projects that contributed to economic transformation in countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
- Capacity Development
- Catalytic Role
- Garment Industry
- Economic Transformation
- Salmon Farming
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Hosono, A. (2016). Catalyzing Transformation for Inclusive Growth. In: Kato, H., Page, J., Shimomura, Y. (eds) Japan’s Development Assistance. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137505385_11
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