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Reducing plastic marine debris in Indonesia
by Denmark (Government)
Denmark commits app 1,5 mio USD to reduce the plastic water debris in Indonesia. Denmark supports the development and implementation of Indonesias National Marine Debris Action Plan which launches in June 2017. The plan addresses the importance of control and awareness of handling plastic waste and to reduce plastic waste in the coastal areas and hereby reduce the plastic discharge in to the oceans with up to 80% and therefore prioritises collection of plastic waste and safe repeal of plastic waste through National Solid Waste Management Programme. By assisting Indonesia Denmark hopes to mitigate the challenges posed by marine debris to the fishing industry, tourism and public health in Indonesia and the ASEAN countries.
Progress reports
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
By the end 2025, will reduce 70% of Indonesias plastic debris from 2017
Financing (in USD)
1,500,000 USD
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - 2025
Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia Ministry for Environment Affairs and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia
Ocean Basins
  • Global
  • Indian Ocean
  • North Pacific
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
South East Asian countries
Contact information
Emil Salim, Senior Progarm Offier , emisal@um.dk,
Copenhagen, Denmark
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