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The Newton Fund in Indonesia, referred to as the UK-Indonesia Science and Technology Fund, was launched in 2014.

Indonesia is a diverse archipelago nation of more than 300 ethnic groups and the most populous country in Southeast Asia. Despite experiencing significant economic growth since overcoming the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s, Indonesia faces several development challenges. Its geographical location makes it particularly vulnerable to natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis, and the severity and frequency of disasters is increasing due to climate change. (World Bank, 2020)

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Priorities for Indonesia

These are mutually identified priorities between the UK and Indonesia. Priorities may not cover everything we currently fund and may evolve over time to ensure they continue to meet our shared objectives.
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Capacity building for science and innovation
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Health and medicine
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Natural environment
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Social sciences and humanities
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Sustainable agriculture and food security
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Sustainable energy
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Sustainable infrastructure and technology
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Contact the Indonesia team

If you are interested in learning more about Indonesia please get in touch with our local team.

Triny Tresnawulan

Newton Fund Strategic Manager

Safiera Nadya

Newton Fund Officer

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Indonesia is a diverse archipelago nation of more than 300 ethnic groups and the most populous country in Southeast Asia. Despite experiencing significant economic growth since overcoming the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s (World Bank, 2020), Indonesia faces several development challenges. Its geographical location makes it particularly vulnerable to natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis, and the severity and frequency of disasterss is increasing due to climate change.
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0 lives disrupted or livelihoods destroyed due to disasters in 2019
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