International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Japan’s Public Private Collaboration in a New Paradigm of Development Cooperation: Exploring Trade and Investment Facilitation with a Case of Cambodia
Sachiko Baba

This paper explores Japan’s Public Private Collaboration in the international development arena with specific reference to the fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-4) held in 2011.The HLF-4 was a turning point in the development cooperation arena and prompted a new international norm that the private sector is an imperative actor for effective development. Accordingly, the notion of collaboration between public and private sectors became broad. The approach to engaging the private sector in Japan’s development cooperation was enhanced after the HLF-4. It was found that the new schemes for partnering with the private sector have been formed, however, the idea lies in a conventional type of private sector engagement is succeeded in Japan’s recent approach to engaging with the private sector.

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