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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 [...]

Doosan Mobility to Push for Drone-related ODA Projects

Doosan Mobility to Push for Drone-related ODA Projects

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Doosan Mobility Innovation (DMI), a South Korean drone maker, said Thursday that it has signed a preliminary deal with local drone solution provider AIRON Corp. to push for official development assistance (ODA) projects with drones. Under the deal, the two companies plan to provide hydrogen-propelled drones to developing countries [...]

S. Korea to Transfer LED Lighting Technology to Myanmar

S. Korea to Transfer LED Lighting Technology to Myanmar

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A state-run research institute has been selected as the main operator of the country’s official development assistance (ODA) project, which could also pave the way for the nation’s LED lighting companies to expand their presence in Myanmar. The Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI) announced on Thursday that it was [...]

Cambodia, Vietnam Benefit Most from S. Korean NGOs’ Aid Activities in 2017: Report

Cambodia, Vietnam Benefit Most from S. Korean NGOs’ Aid Activities in 2017: Report

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s civil society organizations carried out the largest number of their official development assistance (ODA) projects in Cambodia and Vietnam in 2017, a report said Thursday. The nation’s 144 civil society organizations, which were surveyed by the Korea NGO Council for Overseas Development Cooperation (KCOC) and the Korea [...]

State-run Research Institute Builds Rainwater Purification Center in the Philippines

State-run Research Institute Builds Rainwater Purification Center in the Philippines

SEOUL, Korea, Dec 01 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s state-run research institute has lent a helping hand to a developing country to improve the quality of life for its people. The Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute, a research outfit under the Ministry of Environment, held a completion ceremony for a rainwater purification facility at Anawim Elementary School [...]

Korea’s “Solar School” Private-Public Partnership Program to Be Kicked off in Africa

Korea’s “Solar School” Private-Public Partnership Program to Be Kicked off in Africa

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Education said on October 11 that it would begin the “solar school project” on an experimental basis in efforts to reduce the digital gap in African countries jointly with Samsung Electronics. The solar school project is an international development program to increase opportunities for children [...]