On August 20-21st, 2019, The Indonesia Africa Infrastructure Dialogue (IAID) took place in Bali, Indonesia. The Head of IsDB RHI participated in the panel discussion on financing scheme and delivered remarks on how the IsDB group can help bridge the financing and investment between Indonesia and Africa.
On August 13th – 14th, 2019, The IsDB Group held a Case Study Writing Workshop, which was organized by the Knowledge Management and Institutional Learning Division of ERIL and the Regional Hub of Indonesia.
On August 8th, 2019, the IsDB launched its 2018 Annual Report of the Lives and Livelihood Fund (LLF). This report was made in collaboration between the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, IsDB Group, ISFD, King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Center, and the Qatar Fund for Development.
The IsDB Group demonstrated its full committment to supporting the Government of Indonesia in achieveing the SDGs, by co-organising and participating in the Annual Islamic Finance Conference (AIFC) with the Government of Indonesia. The Annual Islamic Finance Conference (AIFC) is an important opportunity to showcase the Islamic Finance and Economic platforms that can achieve the SDGs through Impact Investing.
On July 26th, 2019, a delegation from the “ Centre for Indonesia-Malaysia- Thailand Sub-Regional Cooperation (CIMT) “ - based in Malaysia – and led by Mr. Firdaus Dahlan (Director) visited the RHI.
On July 25th, 2019, H.E. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the Executive Governor of Sokoto State met with the IsDB Group RHI team to discuss potential areas of cooperation between Sokoto State and the Islamic Development Bank group, within the context of Indonesia.
The 4th Annual Islamic Finance Conference (AIFC) is being held in Surabaya, Indonesia on the 24th-25th July 2019. This year’s theme is Blending Islamic Finance and Impact Investing for the SDGs. IsDB along with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia co-organizes the AIFC annually.
A Reverse Linkage validation mission was conducted on 8-16 July and wrap up meeting on July 16th, 2019, the IsDB RHI team, along with the Reverse Linkage specialists from IsDB HQ, met with the Ministry of Agriculture for the wrap-up meeting on Reverse Linkage for the Upland Project. This wrap-up meeting was also attended by representatives from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the National Planning Agency (Bappenas).
With the aim of supporting Indonesia’s economic & social infrastructure development agenda through leveraging the potential of Public Private Partnership (PPP), a mission was undertaken by a Senior PPP Specialist from ISDB HQ and the PPP Consultant RHI during 8-12 July 2019
On July 10th, 2019, the IsDB RHI team, accompanied by specialists from the Reverse Linkages Division in IsDB HQ, had a kick-off meeting, hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), for the Reverse Linkage Validation Mission for Development of Integrated Farming Systems in Upland Areas Project, with the participation of representatives from the Ministry of Finance (MoF), and National Planning Agency Bappenas.