Established in 1991, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), under the authority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT), implements and administers the grant aid and technical cooperation programs provided by the Government of the Republic of Korea.  KOICA aims to make a better world together by promoting equitable and sustainable development of its partner countries.  It is also actively participating in the international community’s efforts to enable poor people to improve their quality of life.

* Achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for Poverty Reduction
* Promote Sustainable Socio-economic Development in Developing Countries

Strategic Orientation
* Sharing Korea’s Development Experience
* Placing Priority and Respecting Partner’s Needs+


Priority Areas

* Developing Human Resources
* Building Governance Capacity
* Maximizing Human Potential
* Improving Health
* Assisting the Rural Poor
* Providing Humanitarian Assistance