In Indonesia, CPI focuses on supporting the climate goals and development objectives set by the Government of Indonesia, while at the same time maintaining strong economic growth and alleviating poverty. The team expertise lies in climate finance effectiveness and innovation, covering both energy and land use issues.

CPI works closely with the Ministry of Finance, PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to support innovative financing instruments, and scaling up finance for renewable energy and energy efficiency.

CPI’s Indonesia program is led by Mahua Acharya and Tiza Mafira.

Latest work


Rethinking the future of rural energy in Indonesia amid COVID-19

With the dawn of COVID-19, there is an immediate need for policymakers to create an investment environment that nudges capital flow towards decentralized renewable energy.


Uncovering the Private Climate Finance Landscape in Indonesia

Indonesia needs to significantly scale up climate finance in the next ten years to achieve its NDCs. CPI’s upcoming study, Uncovering the Landscape of Private Climate Finance in Indonesia, is aimed at developing a first-of-its-kind approach for tracking private climate finance in Indonesia.


Bridging the Financing Gap in Environmental Programs

Tasked with managing funds related to environmental protection and conservation, Indonesia’s Environmental Fund Management Agency provides a unique financing mechanism to help meet the country’s climate goals.


Indonesia Environment Fund

The regulatory framework of a public service agency provides solid legal basis for a robust and flexible vehicle to fund activities for public interest, including managing money from international donors.


The Lab: 2018-2019 Cycle Instrument Analysis

Lab members voted to endorse all six financial mechanisms and enterprises in the Lab’s 2019 class in a side event to the UN Climate Action Summit, officially launching them for operation, and offering inputs for their implementation pathways.


A Sustainable Economic Transition for Berau, East Kalimantan

This CPI study, produced as part of Project LEOPALD or Low Emissions Oil Palm Development examines whether palm oil’s potential as an economic driver will bear out for Indonesia’s goals, using Berau as an example case.


Developing a Guarantee Instrument to Catalyze Renewable Energy Investments in Indonesia

This CPI study, produced in collaboration with PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero) explores the potential of developing a green investment bank model in Indonesia.


Reflecting on climate finance in Indonesia from 2018

A summary of CPI’s 2018 work related to Indonesia.


Mahua Acharya

Asia Director

Tiza Mafira

Associate Director

Muhammad Ery Wijaya

Senior Analyst

Luthfyana Kartika Larasati

Senior Analyst

Alke Rabinsa Haesra


Muhammad Zeki


Saeful Muluk


Brurce Muhammad Mecca

Assistant Analyst

Lidya Jalius

Senior Operations Associate

Angel Jacob

Communications Associate

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