On 25 Sept 2019, the IsDB RHI team visited sites in Bangka Belitung Province, where the National Slum Upgrading Project (ICDD-Ph IV) is being undertaken. This Community Driven Development (CDD) project is a flagship of the IsDB and ISFD, where the bank supports infrastructure and economic/livelihood development activities in over 4900 Villages (urban ward) across 115 cities in Indonesia.
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Social Infrastructure – Global Practice (SI-GP), ESID participated in 3rd World Irrigation Forum (WIF3), held in Indonesia under the theme of “Development for water, food and nutrition security in a competitive environment”.
The IsDB RHI undertook a project supervision mission for the Community Based Sanitation project (SANIMAS, IDN0167) in Pangkal Pinang, Bangka Belitung 23-24 Sept 2019.
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.