Study Reports

Topical and Sectoral Studies

Governance

  • State Building in Fragile States: Enhancing Resilience Against Risk, from Medium- and Long-Term Perspectives (English, Japanese) (2008)
  • Decentralised Service Delivery in East Africa – A Comparative Study of Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya (English, Japanese) (2008)
  • Local Level Service Delivery, Decentralisation and Governance – A Comparative Study of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania Education, Health and Agriculture Sectors UGANDA REPORT (English) (2008)
  • Local Level Service Delivery, Decentralisation and Governance – A Comparative Study of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania Education, Health and Agriculture Sectors KENYA REPORT (English) (2008)
  • Local Level Service Delivery, Decentralisation and Governance – A Comparative Study of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania Education, Health and Agriculture Sectors TANZANIA REPORT (English) (2008)
  • Local Level Service Delivery, Decentralisation and Governance – A Comparative Study of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania Education, Health and Agriculture Sectors SYNTHESIS REPORT (English) (2008)
  • A Review of the FNDP, PDP and DDP Development Processes (English [PDF/1.2MB], Japanese) (2007)
  • Comparative Analysis of Governance:Relationship Between Bureaucracy and Policy Co-ordination Capacity with Particular Reference to Bangladesh ([PDF01/992KB] [PDF02/421KB]) (2005)
  • Roads to Democracy and Governance (English, Japanese) (2003)
  • Government Decentralization Reforms in Developing Countries (English, Japanese) (2001)

Peacebuilding

  • Integrating Conflict Prevention in Development Policy and Aid Agendas: Policy Messages from the Wilton Park Conference (English 1 [PDF/1.3MB], 2 [PDF/748KB]) (2008)
  • The Promotion of Reconciliation and Peacebuilding Process through Development Aid Programmes in Timor-Lesite (English [PDF01/868KB] [PDF02/484KB]) (2005)
  • Peace-building and the Process of Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration: the Experiences of Mozambique and Sierra Leone ([PDF/709KB]) (2004)
  • Research Study on Peacebuilding (English, Japanese) (2002)

Poverty Reduction

  • JICA IFIC Seminar on Integrating Conflict Prevention in the Agenda for Poverty Reduction and Aid Priorities (English [PDF/1.2MB], Japanese) (2007)
  • Roles of Annual Progress Review in PRS Monitoring Process -Case Studies in Africa ([PDF/760KB])
  • Poverty Reduction and Human Security (English, Japanese)
  • Articles of PRSP and Aid Coordination (English, Japanese) (2004)
  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Poverty Reduction) (English, Japanese, Spanish) (2004)
  • Rethinking Poverty Reduction: PRSP and JICA (English, Japanese) (2001)

Environmental Management

  • Do Local Villagers Gain from Joint Forest Management? Why and Why Not (English, [PDF01/1MB])
  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Water Pollution) (English[PDF01/212KB] [PDF01/888KB], Japanese) (2007)
  • JICA's Assistance for Mitigation to Climate Change — The Co-Benefits Approach to Climate Change(English, Japanese)
  • Separate Volume of the Report "Study on JICA's Assistance for Adaptation to Clime Change" JICA's Assistance for Adaptation to Climmate Change (English, Japanese)
  • Separate Volume of the Report Study on JICA's future assistance for the CDM-How can JICA confront the CDM?-(English, Spanish, Japanese) (2006)
  • Supporting Capacity Development in Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries -Towards Improving the Solid Waste Management Capacity of an Entire Society- (English, Spanish, Japanese) (2005)
  • Development Assistance for the Environment (Summary) (English, Japanese) (2001)

Education

  • Philosophy and Significance of JICA’s Assistance in Mathematics and Science Education(English, Spanish, French, Japanese [PDF/668KB]) (2007)
  • Vocational and Industrial Human Resource Development through TVET in Africa: Changing Assistance Environments and Human Resource Demands (English, Japanese) (2006)
  • Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Education and Peace Building: Lessons from Okinawa's Experience (English, Japanese) (2006)
  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Higher Education) (English, Japanese, Spanish) (2004)
  • The History of Japan's Educational Development (English, Spanish, French, Japanese) (2004)
  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Basic Education) (English, Japanese, Spanish) (2002)
  • International Seminar on Basic Education and Development Assistance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English) (1997)

Health

  • Analysis from a Capacity Development Perspective - Project for Strengthening District Health Services in the Morogoro Region, Tanzania (English, Japanese) (2008)
  • A Study on Organizational Reinforcement through Total Quality Management in the Health and Medical Care Sector (English [PDF/1521KB], Japanese) (2006)
  • User Fees Policy and Equitable Access to Health Care Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries - with the Case of Madagascar (English) (2006)
  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Reproductive Health) (English, Japanese) (2005)
  • Japan's Experiences in Public Health and Medical Systems: Towards Improving Public Health and Medical Systems in Developing Countries (English, Japanese) (2005)
  • Second Study on International Cooperation for Population and Development - New Insights from the Japanese Experience (English, Japanese) (2003)
  • Capacity Development - Technical Cooperation of JICA in the Health Sector (English) (2003)
  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Anti-HIV / AIDS Measures) (English, Japanese, Spanish) (2002)
  • Policy and Strategies on Tuberculosis Control (English) (2002)
  • Okinawa's Development Experience in the Public Health and Medical Sectors (English, Japanese) (2000)

Water, Disaster Management

  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Water Resources) (English, Japanese) (2005)
  • Development Assistance in Water Sectors Response to Water Problems in Developing Countries - Summary: Issues and Proposals (English, Japanese) (2002)

Social Security

  • Analysis from a Capacity Development Perspective - Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability Project (English, Japanese) (2008)
  • Aging Population in Asia: Experience of Japan, Thailand and China (English) (2007)
  • Facing up to the Problem of Population Aging in Developing Countries: New Perspectives for Assistance and Cooperation (English, Japanese) (2006)
  • Development of Japan's Social Security System - An Evaluation and Implications for Developing Countries (English, Japanese) (2004)
  • Socio-epidemiological Study on HIV-Related behaviour among young people in Mauritius ([PDF/404KB]) (2003)
  • A Study of the Effectiveness of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)Program Developed by WHO and UNICEF as a Key Strategy of Child Survival in Developing Countries ([PDF/532KB]) (2002)

Transportation

  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Transportation) (English, Japanese) (2007)
  • A New Dimension of Infrastructure (English, Japanese) (2004)

ICT

  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Information and Communication Technology) (English, Japanese, Spanish) (2004)
  • A New Dimension of Infrastructure (English, Japanese) (2004) <Includes "Transportation" and "Aid Approaches">
  • The Information Revolution in Development Assistance: Executive Summary (English, Japanese) (2001)

Resources, Energy

  • Analysis from a Capacity Development Perspective: Energy Conservation Sector (English) (2008)

Economic Policy

  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Trade and Investment Promotion) (English, Japanese, Spanish) (2004)

Private Sector Development

  • Donor support to private sector development in sub-Saharan Africa (English) (2008)
  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises) (English, Japanese, Spanish) (2002)

Agricultural, Rural Development

  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Agricultural and Rural Development) (English, Japanese) (2005)
  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Rural Development) (English, Japanese, Spanish) (2002)

Urban and Regional Development

  • Approaches for Systematic Planning of Development Projects (Urban and Regional Development) (English, Japanese) (2006)

Citizen Participation

  • Analysis of Experience in NGO-JICA Collaboration Programs with Focus on Grassroots-Type Projects ([PDF/4.5MB]) (2008)
  • The study on the participation of Japanese disabled people in international cooperation programs ([PDF/587KB]) (1997)

Evaluation

  • Participatory Evaluation and International Cooperation (English, Japanese) (2001)
  • The Impact Analysis of Technical Assistance on Human Resources Development (English) (1999)

Aid Approaches

  • TICAD IV International Symposium on "Economic Development in Africa and Asian Growth Experience" (English) (2008)
  • Role of Government in Promoting Sustained and Accelerated Growth in Africa and Lessons from Asian Experiences (English [PDF/1.85MB]) (2008)
  • Report of the Stocktaking Work on the Economic Development in Africa and the Asian Growth Experience (English [PDF/1.95MB], French [PDF/1.84MB]) (2008)
  • Making Globalization Work for Developing Countries ([PDF/539KB]) (2007)
  • International Labor Migration and Its Effect on Poverty Reduction: Critical Review on the Current Literature ([PDF/392KB]) (2006)
  • A New Dimension of Infrastructure (English, Japanese) (2004) <Includes "Transportation" and "ICT">
  • The OECD/DAC's New Development Strategy (1998)
  • Participatory Development and Good Governance: Report of the Aid Study Committee (English) (1998)
  • Progress with Public-Private Partnership Projects in Developing Countries (English [PDF/340KB])

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