WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR THE 3RD MKCF CALL
Eligible parties are invited to submit a Project Concept Paper for development projects for support of the Mekong-Republic of Korea Cooperation Fund.
The Project Concept Paper should be submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the respective Mekong countries (see Guidelines for Submission) by April 26, 2019. No concept paper will be accepted after the due date.
Download the 3rd Call for Proposals.
Download the Guidelines for Submission of Project Concept Paper.
Download Format of Project Concept Paper.
Download MKCF Operation Method.
Download MKCF Management Manual.
About the PROJECTS FOR SUPPORT
The Mekong-Republic of Korea Fund provides a grant for projects that are of regional in nature*. Such project is aligned with the priorities of the country to address national issues that facilitate the regional integration process. It can be implemented in a single country. However, benefits should be shared among the countries in the Mekong region and the ROK.
*Benefits more than one country in the Mekong region (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Viet Nam and Thailand). Furthermore, the fund encourages projects promoting 3-way (triangular) or 4-way (quadripartite) collaboration with other donors.
Eligible Requirements of Proponent:
- Government agencies/autonomous organizations from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Viet Nam, and Thailand (CLMVT) and the Republic of Korea (ROK)
- Non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, and training institutes from CLMVT and the ROK
- Experience in implementing development projects for at least 5 years
UN agencies and other international non-govermental organizations and international banks are not eligible as direct recipients of the fund. However they may associate with Mekong countries-based organizations to provide technical support/guidance to conduct collaborative work with the Mekong-based organization as the lead proponent.
Budget / Duration:
The contribution of the Fund per project proposal is a minimum of 200,000 USD and a maximum of 500,000 USD per year. The time frame of a project should be more than 6 months and less than 3 years.
The Fund provides grants to support catalytic and innovative activities in the six priority sectors:
- Information Communication Technology (ICT)
- Green Growth
- Water Resource Development
- Agriculture and Rural Development
- Human Resource Development.
|Sector||Examples of the projects|
|(2) Information Communication Technology (ICT)|
|(3) Green Growth|
|(4) Water Resource Development|
|(5) Agriculture and Rural Development|
|(6) Human Resource Development|