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Analysis on Africa's development needs and Korea's sectorial plan for ODA

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Frame of Image p.go.kr) Jong-Moon Jang Researcher, Africa Team, Center for Emerging Economies Research (jmjang@kiep.go.kr)
(jsjeong@kiep.go.kr)
1. Background The total amount of the official development assistance (ODA) that Korea has made to Africa, including grants and loans, exceeded USD 450 million as of 2010. Despite the impressive growth in the quantity of ODA funding, not much detailed analysis has been done on the quality of Korea’s ODA projects in Africa. The quality of Korea’s ODA for Africa can be enhanced once we identify which areas or sectors of development cooperation Korea should focus on in providing such assistance.
growing need, this study identifies the four core areas of development cooperation between South Korea and Africa in light of Africa’s needs and Korea’s capacity to provide. It also makes a series of proposals on how to increase and execute ODA for each area.
In recognition of this
2. Agriculture and Rural Development In agriculture, Korea should focus primarily on enhancing the technical cooperation
Analysis on Africa’s Development Needs and Korea’s Sectorial Plan for ODA
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and capability development in Africa given the state of agricultural development on the continent and Korea’s assistance capacity. We must heed the historical lesson that agricultural advancement in Africa will simply not happen through material aid alone. Rather, it requires “software” components of support for the development of the Africans’ own capabilities, which is just as important.


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Title Analysis on Africa's development needs and Korea's sectorial plan for ODA
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Author(English)

Park, Young-Ho; Kwak, Sungil; Jeong, Jisun; Jeon, Hyelin; Jang, Jong-Moon

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Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Date 2013-10
Series Title; No World Economy Update / 3-48
Pages 7
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Government and Law < Public Administration
Official Aid < Development Assistance
Holding Korea Institute for International Economic Policy