People’s Voice for Better Development

About KoFID


The Korea Civil Society Forum on International Development Cooperation (KoFID) is a network of Korean civil society organizations working to make development cooperation more effective. KoFID was established on 29 September 2010 through consultations among Korean civil society organizations.

KoFID aims to improve communications, coordination and networking among various civil society organizations in Korea engaged in service delivery, public awareness building, capacity building and policy advocacy. It also promotes international solidarity and international cooperation with international civil society organizations.


To monitor Korean government’s policy-formulation and implementation, To advocate civil society and people’s voices related to development cooperation,To organize education and training programs for capacity building, To provide policy recommendations to the Korean government, To engage in discussions on development frameworks such as Post-2015 and GPEDC (Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation).