Developing Countries: Environment

Department for International Development written question – answered on 29th January 2020.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling Conservative, Epsom and Ewell

What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding provided by his Department for environmental projects in the developing world.

Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

Tackling climate change and environmental degradation are key priorities for DFID and this Government. At UNCAS in September, the PM announced a new £220m International Biodiversity Fund and that the UK will double our international climate finance to £11.6bn between 2021-2025, helping developing countries to take action in these areas.

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