Past Research Projects

Research on Sustainable Development of Developing Countries: an Assessment of the Sustainability of Developing Countries Using the Inclusive Wealth Index and Investigating the Success Factors for Sustainable Infrastructure Development

The question of whether developing countries have achieved sustainable development in the past and how to achieve it in the future is considered one of the most important agenda items for development institutions. The purpose of this study is to examine what measures developing countries should take to achieve sustainable development and what kind of cooperative approach JICA should take as a development institution. Specifically, the project aims to: (1) analyze the sustainability of developing countries (especially in the Asian region) using the "Inclusive Wealth Index", which is an indicator used to measure the wealth of nations; and (2) investigate the success factors for sustainable infrastructure development, which plays a critical role in sustainable development.