Formulation and Promotion of ODA Projects
In response to requests from developing countries, IDI conducts technical
and economic studies based on the requests from these countries
and formulates projects suitable for Japanese Official Development
IDI provides information on infrastructure to the Japanese government,
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Development of ODA Project
Role of IDI
IDI provides consulting services in the process of formulating ODA projects, which require diverse skills of IDI members.
IDI assists in the preparation of topographic and urban maps under Japan's ODA.
IDI carries out training of civil engineers from developing countries,
with the assistance of relevant government organizations and IDI members.
IDI also trains consultants to engage in international assistance and provides
training for raising their level of professional competence.
Support and Activities of International Exchange
IDI facilitates exchanges of specialists in the field of infrastructure
from countries around the world at the private level as well as at the
national and local government levels. IDI also collects data, translates
information, and arranges contacts between interested persons.
International Network for Research on Public Works Implementation System
IDI's research committee on public works implementation, which is composed
of scholars, government officials and engineers, shows its commitment through
activities with foreign counterparts aiming for mutual benefits.
International Forums on Infrastructure
IDI helps arrange International Forums on Infrastructure, where information
and ideas on infrastructure are exchanged among individuals from embassies
and international organizations in Japan and representatives from the construction
Joint Study and Development of Technology
IDI cooperates with developing countries to jointly develop technology
appropriate to the infrastructure of those countries, such as for example,
- Development of construction technology for prefabricated houses in
- Experimental works for low-cost sewage treatment systems, using Bio-Module
in the Philippines.
CONTRIBUTING TO GLOBALIZATION
Providing Information on Infrastructure Development
IDI compiles information on infrastructure projects, policies and technology
in developed and developing countries throughout the world, and provides
the information as requested.
Conducting Research on the Administration of Public Works
To assist Japanese public works executing agencies In meeting today's
new requirements for social and economic globalizatlon, IDI studies funding,
budgeting, contracting procedures and systems for public works project
Implementation in foreign countries.
Assistance to infrastructure Development Industry
In light of the vital roles played by the private sector, both at home
and abroad, IDI provides assistance for private firms to contribute to
the development of infrastructure on a global basis.