The Green Prosperity Project supports the Government of Indonesia’s commitment to reduce intensity of carbon emissions and to achieve a more sustainable future. The mission of this project is to catalyze sustainable development at the local level. The objectives of this US $ 308.35 million project are:

  • To increase agricultural productivity and household livelihoods by improving land use practices and natural resource management.
  • To reduce reliance on fossil fuels and emissions of land-based greenhouse gases by expanding the utilization of renewable energy.

To achieve its objectives, the Green Prosperity Project aims to develop, finance, and implement green growth project at the district level that encourages entrepreneurship, strengthens district-level spatial planning, expands access to renewable energy, and enchances environmental stewardship. The main activities of the Green Prosperity Project include:

  • Participatory Land Use and Planning
  • Technical Assistance and Oversight
  • Green Prosperity Facility (grant financing)
  • Green Knowledge

The Green Prosperity Project is strategically positioned to bring together the key partners for development success– national and local governments, donors, the private sector, and cilivil society and local communities – to collaborate in landscapes throughout Indonesia where their efforts will have a major impact over the long term. Establishing public-private partnership can streamline the design and implementation, as well as increase the success rate of a project.

The Green Prosperity Project takes a holistic landscape approach that becomes a highly relevant development model for Indonesia and other countries.
Private sector partners have been invited to participate in projects that expand existing projects, or implement new projects that introduce innovative business models that can be replicated in other areas. Each projects involve local communities and governments in activities to improve the clarity and implementation of government policies and regulations in support of low carbon management. In the other side, communities will increase household incomes and build capacity for natural resources and environmental management.