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British Overseas Territories: Darwin Initiative

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN HL80, tabled on 11 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to launch the increased Darwin Plus project funding for the UK Overseas Territories, as announced in the Budget on 11 March 2020.

Answered on

25 May 2021

We expect the increased Darwin Plus scheme to be launched later in 2021 with the first payments being made in 2022. Because of the increased funding we also expect to support a greater number of projects under the current Darwin Plus round. These projects will be announced in due course.