Announcement for Designating Innovative Partnership Solution(IPS) Partner

2022.07.22

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Innovative Partnership Solution (IPS) Program




Background

Compared to other donor agencies, KOICA has relatively a short history in international development cooperation. In this aspect, IPS Program was newly structured in 2017 as test-bed of KOICA for exploring, learning and internalizing the issues and approaches that KOICA has not yet experienced. KOICA believes such learning experience would be better aligning with and contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


Overview

IPS Program seeks for partnering with diverse players having globally influenced and led particular sector(s) by making exclusive impact related to UN SDGs. KOICA has been working with the following partners since 2015.



     





         


Strategic Focus Linking with 17 global goals and detailed targets, KOICA expects a number of projects and/or programs proposed to IPS Program are deeply linked to both KOICA’s priority areas and SDGs. Proposed project and/or program must be aligned to at least one of its 10 priority areas and the relevant goals and targets of SDGs.


Target Countries

IPS Program project or initiative is target to the countries included in the DAC List of ODA Recipients(Refer to the attachment).



Subject

By using *Innovative ways, it aims to achieve the SDGs and mobilze private capital for OECD DAC Recipients

*KOICA Prefers the subject regarding ESG and Blended Finance

Eligibility

International organization or foundation and private corporation

* Entities based in Korea are not eligible for IPS

Funding

As of July 2022, KOICA provides grant amounting to the maximum USD 1M/ USD 200,000 annually for 2 to 5 years. In addition to grant from KOICA, partners can contribute voluntary funding to their IPS Program.

Application

Those who are interested in applying for IPS Program must submit required documents to corp@koica.go.kr.

Candidate partners must submit a) a proposal, b) a budget and, if necessary, c)Financial Statements and auditing Report for 2021 d) other supplementary materials. Proposal and budget templates of IPS Program are available for download as the attachments. If candidate partners have its own document form of proposal and budget, they are also acceptable but they need to include the elements found in the KOICA IPS Program Templates.

KOICA receives a submitted proposal, a message to confirm the submission will be sent.

Application for IPS Program of is open until Sep 12, 2022.

The deadline is based on Korea Standard Time(KST, UTC/GMT +9 hours).

Further information

please find the seperate attachment and

Please also feel free to contact for additional inquiries via e-mail  corp@koica.go.kr

Attachment

DAC List of ODA Recipients

https://www.oecd.org/dac/financing-sustainable-development/development-finance-standards/DAC-List-ODA-Recipients-for-reporting-2022-2023-flows.pdf





Least Developed Countries

Other Low Income Countries

(per capita GNI ≤ $1,005 in 2016)

Lower Middle Income Countries and Territories which are not LDCs

(per capita GNI $1,006-$3,955 in 2016)

Upper Middle Income Countries and Territories which are not LDCs 

(per capita GNI $3,956-$12,235 in 2016)

46countries 

(※KOICA priority: 10)

2countries

36countries 

(※KOICA priority: 14)

56countries 

(※KOICA priority: 3)

Afghanistan(L)

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Algeria

Albania

Afghanistan(L)Democratic People’s Republic of KoreaArmenia(UM) Belize

AlbaniaAngola(LM) 

Zimbabwe(LM)

※Bolivia

Algeria(LM) Argentina

※Bangladesh(LM)

Syria Arab Republic

Cabo Verde

Antigua and Barbuda 

Benin(LM)


Cameroon

Armenia

Bhutan(LM)


Congo

Azerbaijan

Burkina Faso(L)


Côte d'Ivoire

Belarus

Burundi(L)


※Egypt

Belize

※Cambodia(LM)


El Salvador

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Central African Republic(L)


Eswatini

Botswana

Chad(L)


Georgia(UM)

Brazil

Comoros(LM)


※Ghana

China (People’s Republic of)

Democratic Republic of the Congo(L)


Guatemala(UM)

※Colombia

Djibouti(LM)


Honduras

Cook Islands 

Eritrea(L)


※India

Costa Rica

※Ethiopia(L)


※Indonesia

Cuba

Gambia(L)


Jordan Iran

Dominica

Guinea(L)


Kenya 

Dominican Republic

Guinea-Bissau(L)


Kosovo(UM)

Ecuador

Haiti(L)


※Kyrgyzstan

Equatorial Guinea ←LDC

Kiribati(LM)


Micronesia

Fiji

※Lao People’s Democratic Republic(LM)


Moldova

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Lesotho(LM)


※Mongolia

Gabon

Liberia(L)


Morocco

Georgia

Madagascar(L)


Nicaragua

Grenada

Malawi(L)


Nigeria

Guatemala

Mali(L)


※Pakistan

Guyana ←LMIC

Mauritania(LM)


Papua New Guinea

Iran

Mozambique(L)


※Philippines

Iraq

※Myanmar(LM)


Samoa

Jamaica

※Nepal(LM)


Swaziland ※Sri Lanka

Jordan

Niger(L)


Syrian Arab Republic(L)

Kazakhstan

※Rwanda(L)


※Tajikistan

Kosovo

Sao Tome and Principe(LM)


Tokelau*

Lebanon

※Senegal(LM)


Tunisia 

Libya

Sierra Leone(L)


※Ukraine

Malaysia

Solomon Islands(LM)


※Uzbekistan

Maldives

Somalia(L)


Vanuatu

Marshall Islands

South Sudan(L)


※Viet Nam

Mauritius(H)

Sudan(L)


West Bank & Gaza Strip

Mexico

※Tanzania(LM)


Zimbabwe

Moldova

Timor-Leste(LM)



Montenegro

Togo(L)



Montserrat*

Tuvalu(LM)



Namibia

※Uganda(L)



Nauru(H)

Vanuatu 1)



Niue*

Yemen(L)



North Maccdonia

Zambia(LM)



Palau 2)




Panama




※Paraguay ←LMIC




※Peru




Saint Helena*




Saint Lucia




Saint Vincent and the Grenadines




Samoa ← LMIC




Serbia




South Africa




Suriname




Thailand

Tonga

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Venezuela

Wallis & Futuna*

TOTAL

                                        140 countries