U.S. and also Korea Strengthen Growth Teamwork Partnership Via Joint Projects in The Philippines

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The leading growth aid companies of the USA of America and also the Republic of Korea have agreed to pursue joint advancement projects in the Philippines to enhance the country’s climate durability and also address ocean plastic air pollution.

The partnership is a result of the Memorandum of Understanding authorized between the USA Firm for International Growth (USAID) and also the Korean International Collaboration Firm (KOICA) on April 7, 2021 to check out potential cooperation in an array of sectors, consisting of hardship decrease in backwoods, empowerment of women and also girls, water source administration, community rehabilitation in Marawi, as well as climate strength.

In particular, the UNITED STATE and also Korea have accepted jointly seek a “Environment Durable Cities” project to strengthen the durability of Philippine cities against expanding climate dangers and also vulnerability, and also Marine Litter Monitoring initiatives to alleviate the impacts of ocean plastic pollution.

Expanding the U.S.-Korea collaboration in Southeast Asia, consisting of in the Philippines, is just one of the crucial elements of the Joint Statement and also the Joint Truth Sheet of the Korea-U.S. Top, which occurred in Washington D.C. on Might 21, 2021.

“For the past 75 years, the USA has actually been a solid friend, companion and ally of the Philippine federal government in achieving its lasting vision of lasting as well as comprehensive growth for the Filipino people,” U.S. Consular office Chargé d’Affaires John Legislation claimed. “Our collaborate with similar companions like Korea will better progress our common advancement objectives as we support the Philippines in its journey to self-direction.”

“Korea is glad to reinforce its collaboration with the U.S. in the areas of growth participation in the Philippines as shown in the MOU last month and also highlighted in recently’s Korea-U.S. Summit. We will certainly remain to work very closely with each other in the Philippines to advertise lasting development in the Bayanihan spirit, especially in attending to difficulties dealt with by Philippine cities and vulnerable neighborhoods amidst climbing environment adjustment concerns, among others” said Korean Ambassador Inchul Kim.

Korea and also the United States are among the largest bilateral benefactors in the Philippines. Over the past 30 years, Korea has increased its advancement aid in both gives and budgetary support and is the second-largest development help nation donor in the Philippines.

RESOURCE/ USAID