• Organization TypeFunding Agencies
  • Development Budget25 Million - 50 Million

Korea Green Growth Trust Fund (KGGTF)

In the space of fifty years, South Korea was transformed from a poverty-stricken nation that had been devasted by war to a thriving developed nation whose economic development engine was linked to twenty-first century green growth principles and policies. Korea’s remarkable transition over several decades from the recipient of global aid to a strong, thriving economy and World Bank donor is an inspiring story. As a nation, its first-hand experience developing solutions across the urban, transport, information and communication technology, energy, environment, water and agriculture sectors is highly relevant for many developing countries facingsimilar challenges. Korea’s visionary leadership in green growth policies, integration of ground-breaking technologies, and long-term sustainable thinking is an inspiring story for governments around the world. Its first-hand experience implementing integrated solutions across the urban, transport, information and communication technology, energy, environment, agriculture and water sectors is highly relevant for countries working to design and implement robust green growth investments and build a sustainable future through green growth.
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