Blog - Talking Development: Korea – Learning from a Development Success

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Anna Bjerde, World Bank Managing Director of Operations, sat down with Jason Allford, Special Representative for Korea, and Jisun Kim, Program Manager of the Korea Program for Operational Knowledge, in the July 06, 2023 episode of "Talking Development" to discuss the evolution of the World Bank Korea program.

In the case of Korea, it is no longer a traditional client, it is really, truly a partner…We now have programs on green growth, which of course is so relevant to so many countries” Bjerde said, referencing the critical work of The Korea Green Growth Trust Fund (KGGTF) in a wide-ranging discussion from post war reconstruction to knowledge curation and dissemination, and how Korea is sharing lessons from their rapid economic growth with other countries.

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