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This section provides information on the Fast-start Finance (FSF) allocations, whenever such information has been provided by contributing Parties. It also includes detailed data on projects and activities supported by contributing countries. However, the information vary in details as some contributing countries provided detailed information in their submission while other countries only provided samples of projects they supported and referred to their web sites for detailed information.

The information contained under the category "Implementation period" comprises information provided by Parties on the implementation period and/or disbursement period of the specific project or activity.

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Recipient Party

Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
Liberia Norway   Mitigation -0.147USD20112010
Angola Norway   Mitigation -0.109USD20112010
South Africa Norway   Mitigation -0.081USD20112010
Mali Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD20112010
Mexico Norway   Mitigation 0.000USD20112010
GeorgiaActivity in the framework of Agreement between the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of GeorgiaLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20112010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Cambodia Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Syrian Arab Republic Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.009USD20112010
GeorgiaActivity in the framework of Agreement between the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of GeorgiaLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaMitigation 0.010EUR20112010-2011
Albania Norway   Mitigation 0.011USD20112010
Tajikistan Norway   Mitigation 0.019USD20112010
SingaporeThe trainig for integrated water resources and environment management policyJapan   AdaptationWater and Sanitation0.020USD2011Aug 2010
Viet NamProject for Capacity Building for National Greenhouse Gas Inventory in VietnamJapan   Mitigation 0.020USD2011Sep 2010
BhutanNational Solid Waste Management ProgrammeJapan   MitigationWaste disposal0.020USD2011Feb 2011
ChinaFY2010 1st Sino-Japan CDM Cooperation Programme Steering ComitteeJapan   Mitigation 0.020USD2011May 2010
Cape VerdeSupporting participation of Cape Verde delegates in theUNFCCC processPortugal  CECAC  0.020EUR20112010
GlobalThe Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)Lithuania  World BankAdaptation 0.020EUR2011 
SIDSClimate Change Diplomacy ProjectMalta  DiploFoundationAdaptationCapacity building0.025EUR2011The project ran from 2008 to 2010. The funds for 2010 were allocated from Fast-Start financing.
Mali Norway   Adaptation 0.025USD20112010
MozambiqueReduction of climate change impacts in coastal zonesJapan   Adaptation 0.030USD2011Sep 2010
PhilippinesProject on System Loss Reduction for Philippine Electric CooperativesJapan   MitigationEnergy and resource saving0.030USD2011Nov 2010
TurkeyThe trainng for optimal power generation for peak demandJapan   MitigationEnergy and resource saving0.030USD2011Jul 2010
ZambiaProject for Support in National Roll-out of Sustainable Operation and Maintenance Programme (SOMAP 3)Japan   AdaptationWater and Sanitation0.030USD2011Jan 2011
ChileIntegral Management of Watershed with Emphasis in Sustainable Development of Rural Territory and EnvironmentJapan   AdaptationWater and Sanitation0.030USD2011Dec 2010
BelarusInstitutional strengthening of the Belarusian administration responsible for protection of the environment through the promotion of good governance in selected areasPoland  Ministry of EnvironmentAdaptation 0.030EUR20112010
GlobalStudy on clean development mechanism and genderFinland  MFA Finland/GreenStream Network OyjMitigationCDM, Gender0.030EUR20112010
Armenia, Azerbaijan, GeorgiaConference: Climate change adaptation - challenge and opportunity for the CaucasusLiechtensteinCaucasus  Adaptation 0.033EUR20112011
Sri Lanka Norway   Adaptation 0.038USD20112010
Pakistan Norway   Mitigation 0.038USD20112010
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Contributing Parties

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionSort by this columnFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Assist governments and nongovernmental organizations with building and harmonizing regional capacity for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and, where possible, to build regional momentum by drawing lessons from Mexico's successful experience with REDD+.United States of America6 countries in Central America    4.000USD2012Beginning in FY 2011
 The CDKN provides 'deamand' driven research and policy advice on climate cahnge issues.Netherlands60 countries CDKN/ DfIDAdaptation, Mitigation 10.320EUR2013
Eritrea NorwayAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.005USD20122011
TunisiaWaste Water Management for IraqJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptation, MitigationWater Pollution Prevention0.009USD2013Oct - 2012
Democratic Republic of the Congo NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
South AfricaNew Mechanism FS for Integrated Energy Efficiency Activities at Beer/Beverage Factories Using Specific Energy Consumption Methods in South AfricaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of the EnvironmentMitigationEnergy and resource saving0.017USD2013Jul - 2011
BeninStudy for the Rehabilitation and Sustainable Management of Sacred Forests on Ramsar Sites 1017 and 1018 in BeninJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs ITTOAdaptation, MitigationForestry, REDD0.017USD2013Nov - 2012
United Republic of TanzaniaExpert for Irrigation Human Resource DevelopmentJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.026USD2013Sep - 2012
 PROMOTING AFRICAN ACCESS TO CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM AND ENERGY (PACE)United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.030EUR20112010-2011
 Scope possible support to provide poor people and communities across sub-Saharan Africa with access to international carbon finance. In particular the Programme should demonstrate how poor communities can use carbon markets to benefit from cost-effectiveUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Promoting African access to clean development mechanism and energy (PACE)Mitigation 0.030EUR20122010-2011
 Design a potential programme to improve food security in Africa through regional risk financing that protects against the impact of climate related disasters.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Pan Africa Disaster Risk Pool for Food SecurityAdaptation 0.030EUR20122010-2011
 PAN AFRICA DISASTER RISK POOL FOR FOOD SECURITYUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.030EUR20112010-2011
Uganda NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation, Mitigation 0.032USD20122011
 Scope possible support to provide poor people and communities across sub-Saharan Africa with access to international carbon finance. In particular the Programme should demonstrate how poor communities can use carbon markets to benefit from cost-effectiveUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.033EUR20132010-2011
Zimbabwe NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.036USD20122011
EthiopiaAdvisor to DG on Landslide related Disasters Mitigation ManagementJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationPrevention of Disaster and Rehabilitation0.043USD2013May - 2012
Côte d'Ivoire NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.047USD20122011
 AFRICA CLIMATE CHANGE CHAMPIONSUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional   Unknown0.050EUR20112010-2011
 Increase Africa voice and influence for a new international climate change agreement.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Africa Climate Change Champions All0.050EUR20122010-2011
 Improvement in fertility of the sandy soils in the semi-arid West Africa through organic matter managementJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs CGIARAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.052USD2013Dec - 2010
Nigeria NorwayAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.053USD20122011
Cameroon NorwayAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.058USD20122011
 Support for the implementation of enhanced action on mitigation by developing country Parties under the Cancun Agreements, including support to African countries experts on preparation of national appropriate mitigation actions.JapanAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.060USD2011Mar 2011
 Support for the implementation of enhanced action on mitigation by developing country Parties under the Cancun Agreements, including support to African countries experts on preparation of national appropriate mitigation actions. Japan3Africa Regional UNFCCCMitigationGeneral0.060USD2012Mar 2011
 Support for the implementation of enhanced action on mitigation by developing country Parties under the Cancun Agreements, including support to African countries experts on preparation of national appropriate mitigation actions. JapanAfrica Regional Ministry of the Environment UNFCCCMitigationGeneral0.061USD2013Mar - 2011
 Improvement in fertility of the sandy soils in the semi-arid West Africa through organic matter managementJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs CGIARAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.061USD2013Feb - 2010
Mali NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation, Mitigation 0.061USD20122011
KenyaSupport project for forest and water environment preservation in KenyaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesMitigationForestry, REDD0.070USD2013Apr - 2012
RwandaIrrigation AdvisorJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.070USD2013Jun - 2011
MozambiqueIrrigation AdvisorJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.070USD2013Jun - 2012
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Institutions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstituteTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
AfghanistanThe initiative aims at supporting vulnerable people in Herat and other Afghan Provinces, providing first relief and improving accessibility to basic social and health services.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR20132013-2014
Viet NamThe project aims to expand the flood forecasting and warning system put into place throughout phase 1 in Vietnamese regions affected by climate change, to enhance the predictability of floods and the community response.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR2013Not defined yet, possible start 2013
GeorgiaActivity in the framework of Agreement between the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of GeorgiaLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20112010
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20122010
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.002EUR20132010
KenyaBuilding of the water supply installation in the rural area in KenyaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
KyrgyzstanImprovement of the access to water in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
NigeriaImprovement of the access to water in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
EthiopiaLivelihood support programme, diversifying peoples livelihoods, increasoing their resilience through development of sustainable agri tourism industry.Ireland  TESFAAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
NicaraguaEconomic development for integrated management and climate change adaptation in priority watersheds in the Gulf of FonsecaSpain  Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)Adaptation 0.016EUR20132012
IndiaExpert on West Bengal Piped Water Supply Project in the District of PuruliaJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.017USD2013Sep - 2012
 Provision of funding for the participation of developing country representatives. The conference will take stock and look at way frowards for sustainable mountain development - particularly against the backdrog of climate change challenges and the promotion of a climate-resilient green economy.AustriaBilateral unallocated CONDESANAdaptation 0.020EUR20122011
 Provision of funding for the participation of Germanyveloping country representatives. The conference will take stock and look at way frowards for sustainable mountain development - particularly against the backdrog of climate change challenges and the promotion of a climate-resilient green economy.AustriaBilateral unallocated CONDESANAdaptation 0.020EUR20132011
ArmeniaImprovement of the water supply system in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.020EUR20132012
SingaporeThe trainig for integrated water resources and environment management policyJapan3  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.020USD2012Aug 2010
EthiopiaLivelihood support programme, diversifying peoples livelihoods, increasoing their resilience through development of sustainable agri tourism industry.Ireland  TESFAAdaptation 0.020EUR20132011
EthiopiaLivelihood support programme, diversifying peoples livelihoods, increasoing their resilience through development of sustainable agri tourism industry.Ireland  TESFAAdaptation 0.020EUR20122011
 To conduct a short, high-level review of ongoing and planned work on natural hazards, extreme events and disaster researchUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational UK collaborative on development sciences - disaster researchAdaptation 0.020EUR20122010-2011
GlobalThe Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)Lithuania  World BankAdaptation 0.020EUR2011 
GlobalThe program addresses the challenges posed by energy security, poverty reduction and climate change through its core functions as a think thank and knowledge clearing house, but also through operational leveraging. ESMAP assists low- and middle-income countries to promote environmentally sustainable enery solutions for poverty reduction and economic growth. ESMAP offers pre-investment activities such as analytical and advisory activities, studies, pilot projects, conferences, trainings and workshops, but not investments themselves. A priori the potential of investements are analysed, while ex post best practices are gathered, evaluations are undertaken and knowledge is transferred.Lithuania  World BankAdaptation 0.020EUR20122010
 The program addresses the challenges posed by energy security, poverty reduction and climate change through its core functions as a think thank and knowledge clearing house, but also through operational leveraging. ESMAP assists low- and middle-income countries to promote environmentally sustainable enery solutions for poverty reduction and economic growth. ESMAP offers pre-investment activities such as analytical and advisory activities, studies, pilot projects, conferences, trainings and workshops, but not investments themselves. A priori the potential of investements are analysed, while ex post best practices are gathered, evaluations are undertaken and knowledge is transferred.LithuaniaGlobal World BankAdaptation 0.020EUR20132010
Cape VerdeTechnical Assistance for the process of developing plans to manage protected areas on the island of MaioSpain  Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)Adaptation 0.022EUR20132012
Pacific Small Island Developing StatesThe project focused on preparing small island states for the Bali process. In the period 2008/2009 it involved: 1. An international conference on climate change diplomacy; 2. The development of an online course on climate change; and 3. Delivery of onliMalta  DiploFoundationAdaptationCapacity building0.025EUR2012The project ran from 2008 to 2010. The funds for 2010 were allocated from Fast-Start financing.
SIDSClimate Change Diplomacy ProjectMalta  DiploFoundationAdaptationCapacity building0.025EUR2011The project ran from 2008 to 2010. The funds for 2010 were allocated from Fast-Start financing.
SIDSThe project focused on preparing small island states for the Bali process. In the period 2008/2009 it involved: 1. An international conference on climate change diplomacy; 2. The development of an online course on climate change; and 3. Delivery of onliMalta  DiploFoundationAdaptationCapacity building0.025EUR20132008-2010
BelarusStrengthening of the administrative capacity of environmental protection in the Republic of Belarus to develop policies and implement environmental law consistent with European standards in a manner commensurate with the principles of good governancePoland  Ministry of EnvironmentAdaptation 0.025EUR20132010
 The program addresses the challenges posed by energy security, poverty reduction and climate change through its core functions as a think thank and knowledge clearing house, but also through operational leveraging. ESMAP assists low- and middle-income countries to promote environmentally sustainable enery solutions for poverty reduction and economic growth. ESMAP offers pre-investment activities such as analytical and advisory activities, studies, pilot projects, conferences, trainings and workshops, but not investments themselves. A priori the potential of investements are analysed, while ex post best practices are gathered, evaluations are undertaken and knowledge is transferred.LithuaniaGlobal World BankAdaptation 0.025EUR20132011
GlobalThe program addresses the challenges posed by energy security, poverty reduction and climate change through its core functions as a think thank and knowledge clearing house, but also through operational leveraging. ESMAP assists low- and middle-income countries to promote environmentally sustainable enery solutions for poverty reduction and economic growth. ESMAP offers pre-investment activities such as analytical and advisory activities, studies, pilot projects, conferences, trainings and workshops, but not investments themselves. A priori the potential of investements are analysed, while ex post best practices are gathered, evaluations are undertaken and knowledge is transferred.Lithuania  World BankAdaptation 0.025EUR20122011
ParaguayExpert for improvement of water supply and sewerage systemJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.026USD2013Jan - 2010
United Republic of TanzaniaExpert for Irrigation Human Resource DevelopmentJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.026USD2013Sep - 2012
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Funds

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Australia has allocated A$24 million, and disbursed A$9 million, to the Least Developed Country Fund (LDCF). At least 20 per cent of funding from the LDCF flows to the Pacific and other SIDS, including a project on climate resilience in Samoa. Nearly 60 per cent of funding to the LDCF has been directed to Africa, primarily in the area of disaster preparedness and food and agricultural security.Australia LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   9.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  Australia LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   9.000AUD2011 
  Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
 The Adaptation Fund has recently been working with the Solomon Islands to enhance its agricultural and food security and has endorsed future work with Fiji, Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands. The Adaptation Fund was designed to finance adaptation projects and programs in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, including Pakistan. Funding to these initiatives is to flow over financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13. A number of African countries are also receiving support through the Adaptation Fund including Eritrea and Senegal.Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 Support capacity building for adaptationAustralia LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
  Australia LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 24.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Other multilateral (mixed)Australia Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   25.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 This commitment brings Australia's total contribution to the CTF to A$100 million. As part of the Climate Investment Funds, the US$4.5 billon CTF promotes finance for demonstration, deployment and transfer of low-carbon technologies as one of the key drivers to a low carbon future.Australia Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   25.000AUD2011 
 Australia has invested A$25 million fast-start funding (of an overall commitment of A$100 million) to support the uptake of clean technology.The CTF has a number of programs which are providing assistance to the Asian region, including programs doubling Indonesia's geothermal power capacity and reducing emissions in the Philippines by 3.7 million tonnes. African countries have also benefited from the CTF, with investments in concentrated solar power (CSP) in the Middle East and North Africa to double worldwide CSP capacity.Australia Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   25.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  BelgiumTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries FundN.A.Adaptation 10.000EUR2011Starting November 2010
 The SCCF was established under the UNFCCC to finance activities, programs and measures related to climate change that are complementary to those funded by resources from the GEF Trust Fund and with bilateral and multilateral funding. A specific choice has been made for technology transfer for low carbon technology (mitigation) and demonstration of adaptation technologies (adaptation).BelgiumTBDSCCF - Special Climate Change FundN.A. Technology Transfer10.000EUR2012Starting December 2011
 The LDCF was established under the UNFCCC and aims to address the special needs of the LDCs, which are especially vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change. This includes preparing and implementing NAPAs.BelgiumTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries FundN.A.Adaptation 20.000EUR2012Starting November 2010
GlobalThe UNFCCC Supplementary Fund provides developing countries with technical activities that help them implement their goals and commitments under the UNFCCC, such as having high quality national inventories, deploying clean technology, or developing national adaptation strategies. This contribution is part of a $1.65 million contribution over years 2 and 3.Canada UNFCCC Supplementary Fund  Multi-sector0.650CAD2012FY 2011/2012
 Supporting United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) activities; Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalUNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation  Crosscutting issues1.000CAD2013 
GlobalSupport to UNFCCC ActivitiesCanada UNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation  Multi-sector1.000CAD2012FY 2010/2011
GlobalSupport to UNFCCC ActivitiesCanada UNFCCC Supplementary Fund  Multi-sector1.000CAD2012FY 2012/2013
GlobalThe UNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation supports participation by developing country representatives in UNFCCC negotiations and related meetings and partnerships.Canada UNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation  Multi-sector1.000CAD2011Fiscal year 2010/11
 Supporting United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) activities; Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalUNFCCC Supplementary Fund  Crosscutting issues1.650CAD2013 
GlobalCanada's fast-start financing provided to the World Bank BioCarbonplus Fund supports capacity building and technical assistance to BioCarbonplus Fund projects on forests and agriculture. Specifically, BioCarbonplus activities build capacity to facilitate and develop projects that contribute to reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved quality of life for local communities and strengthened poverty alleviation efforts. Canada World Bank: BioCarbon Fund  Multi-sector4.500CAD2011Fiscal year 2010/11
 Supporting capacity building and demonstrating projects to effectively sequester/conserve carbon in forest and agro-ecosystems.Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalBioCarbon Plus Fund  Forests and Agriculture4.500CAD2013 
GlobalBuild capacity and demonstrate projects to effectively sequester/conserve carbon in forest and agro-ecosystems Canada World Bank: BioCarbon Fund  Forests and Agriculture4.500CAD2012FY 2010/2011
GlobalIFAD's Agriculture Smallholder Adaptation Program (ASAP) is a new multi-donor grant co-financing programme that will be used to invest in climate resilience for smallholders. This new program will invest in a range of climate smart agriculture practices and technologies to help smallholder farmers, especially women, adapt to climate change by improving land and water management practices. This program will also help to strengthen individual and community level capacity on adaptation and weather-related disaster risk reduction. Canada International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation 19.850CAD2012FY 2011/2012
 Increasing climate resilience among small-scale agricultural producers. Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalInternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation 19.850CAD2013 
 Supporting the preparation and implementation of National Adaptation Programmes of Action on Climate Change in Least Developed Countries. Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 20.000CAD2013 
 Helping local communities in forest zones to secure sustainable livelihoods and deforestation. Grant Financing.CanadaCongo BasinCongo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)  Forests and Agriculture20.000CAD2013 
Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and PrincipeCanada's $20 million contribution to the Congo Basin Forest Fund provides support for the implementation of sustainable forest management projects and the promotion of conservation and sustainable management. The Congo Basin in Central Africa is home to one-quarter of the world's tropical forests. This vast area is critical for regional and global ecological services as it acts as a carbon sink and catchment basin. The Congo Basin countries are the home to nearly 100 million people, of which some of the world's poorest people, many of whom depend on the forest for their livelihoods.CanadaCentral AfricaCongo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)African Development Bank Multi-sector20.000CAD2012FY 2011/2012
LDCsSupport for projects in respinse to urgent adaptation needsCanada LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 20.000CAD2012FY 2010/2011
LDCsThe Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) addresses the urgent needs of the 49 least developed countries that are especially vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The Fund supports the implementation of National Adaptation Programmes of Action on Climate Change (NAPAs) in these countries. Canada is the 5th largest donor to the LDCF.Canada LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 20.000CAD2011Fiscal year 2010/11
GlobalAddress deforestation and forest degradation in developing countriesCanada Forest Carbon Partnership Facility - Readiness Fund  Forests and Agriculture40.000CAD2012FY 2010/2011
GlobalSupport the demonstration, deployment and transfer of low caron technologiesCanadaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)  Multi-sector100.000CAD2012FY 2012/2013
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Regions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Bequia Sustainable Water Supply (Project overall A$1.1 million, fast-start component A$110,000)AustraliaCaribbean    0.110AUD2012 
 Green Building Council of South Africa—Cato Manor AustraliaAfrica Regional    0.125AUD2012 
 Viet Nam Low Carbon Rice Project: Australia is assisting rice farmers in the Mekong Delta to change the way they cultivatestheir rice crops to reduce greenhouse gas emission from rice production, while enhancing yields, creating environmental co-benefits, and providing supplementary income through the international carbon market. Implemented by the Environmental Defense Fund, the objectives of the project align with a number of national strategies, ensuring harmonisation with national-level planning. For example, Viet Nam’s National Green Growth Strategy outlines a commitment to join international efforts to reduce GHG emissions, recognising that promoting low-carbon growth also has broader benefits for sustainable development. The project also supports the Vietnamese Governments’ National Strategic Vision to 2030 for rice production and food security, which recognises the Mekong Delta as crucial to food security, both for Viet Nam and the world.AustraliaMekong Delta    1.300AUD2013 
 Savanna Fire Management Initiative: Through a new methodology developed under Australia’s Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), Indigenous communities and pastoralists in tropical north Australia are reducing emissions by reintroducing traditional-style early dry season savanna burning practices. The CFI is allowing these groups to receive payments for the reduction, supplementing other income streams. Australia is now exploring the applicability of this methodology in developing countries, in collaboration with the United Nations University and the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. The initiative will share Australia’s savanna fire management mitigation methodology and project experience with developing countries, while also laying the groundwork for establishing projects by identifying potential pilot sites and in-country partners.AustraliaPacific island countries    2.250AUD2013 
 Community Level Climate Change fund for countries in the Mekong sub-region (mitigation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Mitigation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Community level Climate Change fund for countries in the in the Mekong sub-region (adaptation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Adaptation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Developing CountriesMRV Capacity Building Program: Australia is supporting a range of developing countries in Africa and Asia to build their capacity to understand, quantify and report their greenhouse gas emissions, with a view to establishing robust and transparent national measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems. In designing the program, Australia took account of existing initiatives, such as the UNFCCC Regional MRV program, International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV, and UNDP’s Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme. Doing so was important to avoiding duplication, maximising coverage, and focusing Australia’s contribution to ensure it has the most impact. As the Program rolls out, Australia will continue to coordinate closely with associated programs and donors to ensure that our investments work in a complementary manner.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional    3.000AUD2013 
 Australia has recently allocated A$3 million to support a Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program to reduce emissions and create a more energy efficient electricity sector in the Pacific. This program focuses on aligning energy efficiency standards in everyday appliances like fridges, air conditioners and lighting with established standards in Australia and New Zealand.AustraliaPacific Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program  3.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Papua New GuineaThe Pacific Community-based Adaptation in Papua New Guinea (Manus and New Ireland)AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 3.500AUD2012 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaCaribbean International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 5.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Facilitating local adaptation action in the Pacific by funding community-based adaptation activities through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program and supporting Non-Government Organisations to address priority adaptation needs across multiple Pacific communitiesAustraliaPacific Global Environment Facility Small Grants ProgramAdaptation 5.500AUD2011 
 Fast-start scale-up of successful pilot project in the Mekong DeltaAustraliaAsia Regional, Mekong Delta    9.600AUD2012 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaAfrica Regional International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 10.000 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaSouth Asia International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 12.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaSoutheast Asia International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 15.800 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Funding to the Caribbean to support key regional organisations and fund local level adaptation activitiesAustraliaCaribbean  Adaptation 16.500AUD2011 
 Investments are primarily made via regional adaptation funding. A$16.5 million fast-start funding (of a total A$17.5 million commitment) has been allocated, and adaptation projects are currently being programmed. These projects focus on supporting regional partners and communities in the Caribbean to address vulnerabilities associated with climate change, and to assist in natural disaster preparation and response planning. This includes an allocation of A$2.3 million to Caribsave, the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, for activities that will improve the capacity of Caribbean countries to reduce their vulnerability and enhance their resilience to natural disasters.AustraliaCaribbean  Adaptation 16.500AUDUpdate 2011 
  Energising Development partnership: Australia is supporting the Energising Development partnership (EnDev) to develop sustainable markets for improved cooking technologies in developing countries including in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The unsustainable collection of fuel wood is an important driver of forest degradation. Australia’s support will promote sustainable cooking technologies as well as a better understanding of the relationship between fuel wood use and deforestation and forest degradation. In supporting the EnDev Partnership, Australia is helping to build an existing initiative that has a proven track record in delivering access to sustainable energy. The lead agency for implementing the Partnership is Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) which has a large and well established network in developing countries, ensuring that supported activities are responsive to regional and local as well as national needs.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional, Latin America    20.000AUD2013 
  AustraliaSouth Asia  Adaptation 23.000AUD2011 
 Through ICCAI, Australia is investing up to A$23 million in South Asia to improve climate resilience and build climate risk into vulnerable sector management. This funding is currently being programmed, with the majority of funding to be invested in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.AustraliaSouth Asia  Adaptation 23.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  AustraliaAfrica Regional  Adaptation 25.000AUD2011 
 The majority of Australia's fast-start finance that is flowing directly to Africa is channelled primarily through ICCAI, with A$25 million being allocated to adaptation. This investment is currently being programmed and will focus on water resource management, food security and agricultural productivity.AustraliaAfrica Regional  Adaptation 25.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  AustraliaSoutheast Asia  Adaptation 48.000AUD2011 
 Through ICCAI, Australia is investing up to A$48 million directly in South East Asia to improve climate resilience and build climate risk into vulnerable sector management. This funding is currently being programmed, with the majority of funding to be invested in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.AustraliaSoutheast Asia  Adaptation 48.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 A$134 million of fast-start funding under ICCAI is allocated to the Pacific. Over A$54 million has been invested, including through two key programs, the Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP) and the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP).AustraliaPacific    54.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 The remaining A$80 million of adaptation investments in the Pacific are projected to be disbursed over the next two financial years. These will support a range of activities, including: A$32 million to support climate change science and adaptation planning to provide better information regarding climate risks and to build resilience to future climate change. A$30 million for bilateral investments that will focus on integrating climate risk and adaptation into key development sectors, including food and water security and infrastructure protection, for concrete on-the-ground actions. A$11 million to partner with non-government organisations (NGOs) to meet local level adaptation needs. A$7 million to work with key regional organisations, including the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) to implement climate change programs.AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 80.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaPacific International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 88.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
  AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
SIDSAustralia is assisting to build resilience and integrate climate risk into key vulnerable sectors in the Pacific.AustraliaPacific Australia's International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
 The project aims at strenthening the national and international practice-oriented dialogue and capacity development concerning burning issues at the environment and development interface - focusing mainly on climate change related challenges. For 2011 it includes support to of the annual meeting of the Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP). Common PEP-approaches to pro-poor natural resource management, climate change adaptation and mitigation in the context of nationally-owned Green Economy are discussed and developed.AustriaBilateral unallocated variousAdaptation, Mitigation 0.020EUR20122011
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Type/Activity

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 UNFCCC workshop for the Adaptation Fund; Adaptation (multilateral)Australia   Adaptation 0.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Green Climate Fund administrative contribution (adaptation)Australia   Adaptation 0.250AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Green Climate Fund administrative contribution (mitigation)Australia   Mitigation 0.250AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Lites.asia (energy efficiency)Australia  Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards (lites.asia)Mitigation 0.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Solomon IslandsThrough the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program, Australia is working in partnership with the Government of Solomon Islands, NGOs and a range of universities to support subsistence communities in Solomon Islands' Greater Roviana Lagoon area to build social and ecological resilience to climate change.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)Adaptation 0.825AUDUpdate 2011 
 UNFCCC MRV programAustralia   Mitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 UNDP Low Emissions Capacity Building ProgramAustralia   Mitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance programMitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Support international meetings, including the interim international REDD+ Partnership, and REDD+ researchAustralia   MitigationREDD+1.000AUD2011 
 Support for the secretariat function of the Alliance of Small Islands States (AOSIS); Adaptation (multilateral)Australia   Adaptation 1.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Support efforts to boost international progress on REDD+, with a strong focus on MRV.Australia    REDD+2.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Papua New GuineaA further A$2 million will be invested in bilateral cooperation on REDD+ with Papua New Guinea.Australia   MitigationREDD+2.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 Community level Climate Change fund for countries in the in the Mekong sub-region (adaptation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Adaptation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Community Level Climate Change fund for countries in the Mekong sub-region (mitigation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Mitigation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Climate Change PartnershipsAustralia   Mitigation 2.700 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Papua New GuineaThe Pacific Community-based Adaptation in Papua New Guinea (Manus and New Ireland)AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 3.500AUD2012 
Solomon IslandsUpgrading transport infrastructure in the Solomon Islands to reduce the risk of extreme weather events and coastal erosionAustralia   Adaptation 4.000AUD2011 
Solomon IslandsInvestment in upgrading transport infrastructure in the Solomon Islands to reduce the risk from extreme weather events and coastal erosion.Australia   Adaptation 4.000AUDUpdate 2011 
KiribatiAustralia is supporting improved water security, increased coastal resilience and strengthening government capacity to plan for and adapt to the impacts of climate change through a contribution to the third phase of the Kiribati Adaptation ProjectAustralia  Kiribati Adaptation ProjectAdaptation 5.000AUD2011 
KiribatiContribution to the Kiribati Adaptation Project to support Kiribati to improve its water security and coastal resilience.Australia   Adaptation 5.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)Mitigation 5.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaCaribbean International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 5.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Facilitating local adaptation action in the Pacific by funding community-based adaptation activities through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program and supporting Non-Government Organisations to address priority adaptation needs across multiple Pacific communitiesAustraliaPacific Global Environment Facility Small Grants ProgramAdaptation 5.500AUD2011 
Indonesia Australia  Indonesia's National Carbon Accounting SystemMitigationREDD+8.000AUD2011 
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Scaling-up Renewable Energy Program (SREP)Mitigation 9.100AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaAfrica Regional International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 10.000 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Mitigation 10.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Support investments in renewable energy to meet growing energy needs under the Program on Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income CountriesAustralia  Program on Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Low emissions growth10.000AUD2011 
 Capacity-building and piloting new market instruments through the Partnership for Market ReadinessAustralia  Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR)  Low emissions growth10.000AUD2011 
Timor-LesteThe PASAP is a A$12 million program, of which A$10.2 million is fast-start finance. This program assists partners in the Pacific (and East Timor) to assess their vulnerability to climate change and integrate this information into their planning and development strategies with a focus on key sectors such as coastal stability and food and water security.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)Adaptation 10.200AUDUpdate 2011 
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