Community-Focused Investments to Address Deforestation and Forest Degradation (ADB-47084-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Indonesia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
West Kalimantan Province
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Closed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jun 2, 2014
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Borrower
Government of Indonesia, Ministry of Forestry
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 6, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Mar 30, 2017


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Project Description

According to ADB website, the Project Preparation Technical Assistance (PPTA) for $500,000 will enable preparation of a $17 million grant project aimed at reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) in West Kalimantan, one of the top five provinces contributing to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Indonesia with a mean deforestation rate of 132,500 ha per year. The project will address drivers of forest loss, such as commercial and illegal logging, forest conversion to agriculture, mining and uncontrolled fires, by (i) implementing community-focused REDD+ pilots, (ii) strengthening forest management units (FMUs) in the province through enhancing capacity for spatial planning and livelihood support, and (iii) harmonizing provincial and national policies for forest carbon stock improvement.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Strategic Climate Fund US$ 0.5 million

Contact Information

Project Officer: Ancha, Srinivasan
Southeast Asia Department
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.

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