2017 Volume 73 Issue 5 Pages I_183-I_194
In ODA field, peacebuilding projects are mainly composed of infrastructure reconstruction components. It is, however, not verified whether infrastructure reconstruction process promotes peacebuilding activities in light of empowerment effect/impact for the destructed societies. It is also not fully analyzed the differences between the projects in peacebuilding context and non-peacebuilding context in terms of the empowerment effect/impact. This study verified effectiveness of infrastructure reconstruction process for peacebuilding and found that there are some significant differences of the process between the peace-building and non-peacebuilding project including social capital related specific difference.