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S. Korea to Provide US$1.2 mln in Nuclear Industry Aid to Ukraine

S. Korea to Provide US$1.2 mln in Nuclear Industry Aid to Ukraine

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea pledged to provide US$1.2 million in additional aid to Ukraine to support safe operations of nuclear power plants of the war-ravaged country, the foreign ministry said Wednesday. South Korean representatives announced the plan during a board meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in Vienna, Austria, [...]

KOICA to Launch Project to Help Female Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

KOICA to Launch Project to Help Female Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the country’s overseas aid agency, said Monday that it will launch a project to improve the health and human rights of female Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh. About 1 million Rohingya refugees are living at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar in southern Bangladesh. [...]

S. Korea Planning 23 bln-won Aid Project for War-torn Afghanistan

S. Korea Planning 23 bln-won Aid Project for War-torn Afghanistan

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is planning to spend about 23.2 billion won (US$19.5 million) in next year’s official development assistance (ODA) projects for war-torn Afghanistan, a document showed Wednesday. The Office for Government Policy Coordination under the Prime Minister’s Office said in the document submitted to Rep. Tae Young-ho of the [...]

S. Korea to Help Guatemalan Farmers Facing Drought and Rain Storms

S. Korea to Help Guatemalan Farmers Facing Drought and Rain Storms

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s overseas aid agency will begin supporting farmers in Guatemala’s western highlands that suffer from periodic drought and rain storms. The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the U.N. Green Climate Fund (GCF) have established plans for 11 projects on climate change and environmental protection and delivered them [...]