South Korea to Increase Africa Aid

    South Korea has agreed to double its overseas development assistance to African countries by 2012,

    reports. The planned aid increase will be used to support rural development, information communication, vocational training, and other development activities.

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      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.