Darwin Initiative

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered am ar 9 Chwefror 2024.

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Photo of Matthew Offord Matthew Offord Ceidwadwyr, Hendon

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much funding has been provided by Darwin Plus by country in each of the last five years.

Photo of Rebecca Pow Rebecca Pow The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Darwin Plus is a competitive UK Government grants scheme that provides funding for environmental projects in the UK Overseas Territories. Since 2019, UK government spending on Darwin Plus has increased year on year to a record high of £6.85m in 22/23, reflecting the rising breadth and quality of applications to our schemes. Projects are selected on their merit at application supported by the advice of independent experts currently sat on the Darwin Plus Advisory Group. Darwin Plus funding per territory over the last five years can be found below:

Overseas Territory

Grant Funding from 2019 - 2024

Anguilla

£2,702,538.47

Bermuda

£562,703.60

British Antarctic Territory

£935,916.75

British Indian Ocean Territory

£1,233,527.92

British Virgin Islands

£3,660,593.29

Cayman Islands

£2,871,387.06

Falkland Islands

£3,137,812.11

Gibraltar

£169,956.10

Montserrat

£2,071,315.89

Pitcairn, Henderson, Oeno and Ducie Islands

£423,105.00

St Helena, Ascension and Tristan Da Cunha

£5,918,668.62

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

£4,412,383.75

Sovereign Base Area of Akrotiri and Dhekelia

£1,176,523.50

Turks and Caicos Islands

£3,462,690.14

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