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Green Climate Fund

Department for International Development written question – answered on 19th July 2017.

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Photo of Graham Stringer Graham Stringer Labour, Blackley and Broughton

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what her Department’s contribution has been to the Green Climate Fund in each of the last four years.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development), Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

The UK’s contribution to the Green Climate Fund is provided by DFID and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). DFID's contribution in each of the last four years has been as follows:

2013/14: £1.88 million

2014/15: £0.62 million

2015/16: £160 million

2016/17: £60 million

The Green Climate Fund supports climate-resilient, low-carbon development in developing countries. Projects funded by the Green Climate Fund will help increase the resilience of people, communities and regions most vulnerable to the impact of climate change and help reduce future carbon emissions, for example by supporting cleaner energy.

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