Amazonia: Fires:Written question - 284890

Asked by Luke Pollard
(Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport)
Asked on: 02 September 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Amazonia: Fires
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.
Answered by: Christopher Pincher
Answered on: 09 September 2019

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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