A global programme supporting governance and market reforms aimed at reducing the illegal use of forest resources, benefitting poor forest-dependent people and promoting sustainable growth in developing countries.
A multilateral project administered by the World Bank, it will avoid deforestation by building sustainable livelihoods in developing countries. Defra is supporting programmes in Indonesia and Zambia.
Build developing country capacity to deploy carbon capture and storage technologies. The UK will provide £60 million of finance from the International Climate Fund (ICF) to support developing countries to develop both the technical and institutional knowledge necessary to enable the deployment of CCS technologies. Financial support would be channelled toward a range of projects with the aim of ensuring sufficient political support is created to pave the way for full scale demonstration and ultimately the deployment of CCS.;
To reduce greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation in Indonesia as part of the UK's efforts to avoid catastrophic climate change that would hit the very poorest first and set back global efforts at poverty reduction
The programme aims to promote green growth in Papua. It will contribute to the government of Papua’s vision and spatial plan that intends to preserve 90 per cent forest cover in the province. In doing so the programme will support the provinces transition away from a high carbon business as usual growth trajectory onto a low carbon development pathway. The programme is designed to address the key barriers to private sector development in Papua that will enable firms to pursue low carbon business opportunities. It will work directly with firms, the financial sector, and the public sector to improve the commercial and environmental sustainability of small and medium sized enterprises. In addition, the programme will generate knowledge on how green growth can be implemented in Indonesia and globally.
Strengthening cultural and educational development by building skills and capacity and by creating new opportunities and connections with the UK
To catalyse a number of urgent climate initiatives that will accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy and prevent planned deforestation in the Indonesian provinces of Papua.
To contribute to national debate on economic costs and benefits of unilateral and regional actions on mitigation and adaptation; to raise awareness about the urgency of climate change challenges and their potential socioeconomic impact on Indonesia, while informing other stakeholders (e.g., civil society, academia, media, nongovernment organizations, private sector, and aid agencies) of the same; and to indirectly support government and private sector actions in Indonesia to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
To strengthen civil society's role in countering radicalisation and violent extremism in Indonesia through intensive communications and media campaigns.
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law in Indonesia which can include promoting and defending international human rights principles, supporting democracy, and strengthening institutions and governance