Supported by its abundant mineral resources, Mongolia has achieved remarkable development. JICA is developing cooperation to strengthen mutually beneficial and reciprocal economic relations between Japan and Mongolia. JICA is moving forward, selecting and focusing on cooperation that has a focus on the below three areas indicated in Japan's Country Assistance Policy for Mongolia announced in April 2012.
1. Sustainable development in the mineral resource sector and stronger governance: creating systems and training human resources for sustainable mineral resource development, the key to Mongolia's economy. Also, the creation of a system and other measures for properly managing resource revenue.
2. Support toward inclusive growth: creating employment and improving basic social services, with a focus on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to create a diversified industrial structure.
3. Strengthened urban functionality in Ulan Bator: improving the infrastructure of Ulan Bator, along with urban planning and management capacity.