Amazonia: Fires

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 9th September 2019.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Fisheries, Flooding and Water)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support the UK is providing to tackle the fires in the Amazon rainforest; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Minister of State

The UK has worked in partnership with Brazil on this issue for many years. Through the International Climate Finance programmes, we are investing nearly £120 million to help reduce deforestation and improve low-carbon agricultural productivity. At the G7, the Prime Minister pledged a further £10 million to help fight deforestation.

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