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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
South AfricaCato Manor Green Street Phase 2: With A$125,000, the Cato Manor Green Street Phase 2 project completed a ‘green’ retrofit of 26 low-income houses in Durban, South Africa, installing solar water heaters, energy efficient lighting, heat-insulation cookers, roof insulation, rainwater tanks, food gardens and fruit trees. In addition to the retrofit itself, the project provided short-term employment and training to nine community members and leveraged an additional A$25,000 in complementary investment. In a country aiming to build 3 million low-cost homes by 2025, the project is now being used to demonstrate the health, livelihood and energy saving benefits of incorporating energy efficiency and emissions reduction measures into low-cost housing construction. The project is an example of what can be achieved on a very small budget if carefully designed with clear results in mind.Australia     0.125AUD2013 
AOSISAustralia has also allocated A$1.5 million in fast-start funding to support the secretariat of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), with A$0.5 million already disbursed, as it represents the interests of SIDS in international negotiations.Australia     0.500AUDUpdate 2011 
Timor-Leste$900,000 Australian Government project: Through the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program, Australia is supporting the Government of East Timor to better understand and manage groundwater resources in a changing climate.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)  0.650AUDUpdate 2011 
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 
South AfricaSouth Africa Land Sector MRV Capacity Building Project: South Africa, like Australia, faces huge challenges when it comes to understanding and measuring emissions from its land sector. Drawing on its specialised experience in this area, Australia is supporting the South African government to build its capacity and expertise in the measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) of emissions from the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) sector. Under the project, South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs has recruited two new land sector MRV experts who will establish a strategic plan for the development of a comprehensive AFOLU sector MRV system for South Africa. The experts are being supported by an administrative assistant and a research assistant, who are also employed under the project.Australia     0.875AUD2013 
Papua New GuineaA further A$2 million will be invested in bilateral cooperation on REDD+ with Papua New Guinea.Australia   MitigationREDD+2.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Viet Nam The Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Program: This program builds upon Viet Nam’s existing energy efficiency standards and labelling program to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions that improve the country’s energy intensity and reduce carbon emissions. It also targets the Government of Viet Nam’s monitoring and verification capabilities. By fostering a high level of engagement with the Government of Vietnam and enlisting the support of international experts to advise on elements of the scheme, this project is building the capacity of government officials and helping to inform the development of policy and legislation.Australia     2.750AUD2013 
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 
Papua New GuineaThe Pacific Community-based Adaptation in Papua New Guinea (Manus and New Ireland)AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 3.500AUD2012 
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 
Solomon IslandsUpgrading transport infrastructure in the Solomon Islands to reduce the risk of extreme weather events and coastal erosionAustralia   Adaptation 4.000AUD2011 
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 
Indonesia Australia  Indonesia's National Carbon Accounting SystemMitigationREDD+8.000AUD2011 
IndonesiaSupport and provide technical advice to Indonesia in the design and development of its national carbon accounting system.Australia     8.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Viet NamViet Nam Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems Program: Since 2008, Australia has partnered with the German and Vietnamese governments to work with communities in Kien Giang, Viet Nam to adapt to climate change and improve the management of coastal environments. This has included installing fences to prevent erosion, rehabilitating coastal forests, improving dyke management, and promoting new mangrove planting techniques. Based on the success of the Kien Giang pilot project, Australia invested A$9.6 million of its fast-start finance to support an expanded partnership between Australia and Germany across five provinces in the Mekong Delta, under the Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems Program. The five year program will be supported by a national component that will promote the sharing of lessons and experiences across provinces to inform a national response to climate change.Australia     9.600AUD2013 
Republic of KoreaSupport developing countries to generate and implement green growth strategies and policies, with a number of pilot projects underway, including in Cambodia and Indonesia. Ethiopia is one of the first partner countries to work with the GGGI, to deliver a comprehensive and detailed implementation plan for a Climate Resilient Green Economy.Australia  Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)  10.000AUDUpdate 2011 
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 
BangladeshInvestments focusing on reducing vulnerability to disaster risk and to support institutions and organisations to implement development projects with climate change adaptation co-benefits.Australia     15.000AUDUpdate 2011 
IndonesiaMost advanced large-scale demonstration activities in Indonesia that is reducing deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD+)Australia  Kalimantan Forests and Climate PartnershipMitigation 17.000AUD2011 
Indonesia Australia  Kalimantan Forests and Climate PartnershipMitigationREDD+17.000AUD2011 
Timor-LesteThe PCCSP is a A$20 million program, of which A$18 million is fast-start finance. This program is helping partners in the Pacific (and East Timor) to better understand, measure and adapt to the impacts of climate change.Australia  Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP)  18.000AUDUpdate 2011 
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 
IndonesiaIFCI's A$145.9 million fast-start component includes significant investments with Indonesia on REDD+. This includes two demonstration projects, one in Central Kalimantan and another planned for Sumatra.Australia       Update 2011 
Burkina FasoProvision of a primary school with PV-systemsAustria  Initiative eine WeltMitigation 0.005EUR20132011
ArgentinaThe aim of this workshop is to strengthen capacity concerning REDD+ in South Andean forests.Austria  N.A. REDD+0.008EUR20132011
BrazilWill be provided at a later stageAustria  - REDD+0.010EUR20132012
Burkina FasoProvision of a primary school with PV-systemsAustria  Initiative eine WeltMitigation 0.010EUR20122011
ArgentinaThe aim of this workshop is to strengthen capacity concerning REDD+ in South Andean forests.Austria  N.A. REDD+0.010EUR20122011
BrazilgrantAustria  Energy Changes REDD+0.010EUR20132012
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Contributing Parties

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartySort by this columnRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation 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 
South AfricaCato Manor Green Street Phase 2: With A$125,000, the Cato Manor Green Street Phase 2 project completed a ‘green’ retrofit of 26 low-income houses in Durban, South Africa, installing solar water heaters, energy efficient lighting, heat-insulation cookers, roof insulation, rainwater tanks, food gardens and fruit trees. In addition to the retrofit itself, the project provided short-term employment and training to nine community members and leveraged an additional A$25,000 in complementary investment. In a country aiming to build 3 million low-cost homes by 2025, the project is now being used to demonstrate the health, livelihood and energy saving benefits of incorporating energy efficiency and emissions reduction measures into low-cost housing construction. The project is an example of what can be achieved on a very small budget if carefully designed with clear results in mind.Australia     0.125AUD2013 
 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
AOSISAustralia has also allocated A$1.5 million in fast-start funding to support the secretariat of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), with A$0.5 million already disbursed, as it represents the interests of SIDS in international negotiations.Australia     0.500AUDUpdate 2011 
 Lites.asia (energy efficiency)Australia  Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards (lites.asia)Mitigation 0.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Timor-Leste$900,000 Australian Government project: Through the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program, Australia is supporting the Government of East Timor to better understand and manage groundwater resources in a changing climate.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)  0.650AUDUpdate 2011 
 Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards: Australia supports Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards (lites.asia) a regional network of lighting efficiency policy makers and regulators promoting regional cooperation on lighting energy efficiency issues. Lites.asia assists partner countries to undertake regulatory and policy reform to support low-emission development and encourage private sector investment through harmonised lighting standards. The overall goal is to make energy efficient lighting products available to all consumers in the Asia-Pacific region. Lites.asia arose out of a meeting in October 2009, when representatives from Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, USA and Viet Nam met to discuss the potential benefits of regional co-operation on the development of lighting standards. Today over 600 participants from 20 economies actively collaborate on projects, participate in IEC meetings, and share knowledge on local standards and labelling via the internet and in regional meetings.Australia  Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards (lites.asia)  0.750AUD2013 
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 
South AfricaSouth Africa Land Sector MRV Capacity Building Project: South Africa, like Australia, faces huge challenges when it comes to understanding and measuring emissions from its land sector. Drawing on its specialised experience in this area, Australia is supporting the South African government to build its capacity and expertise in the measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) of emissions from the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) sector. Under the project, South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs has recruited two new land sector MRV experts who will establish a strategic plan for the development of a comprehensive AFOLU sector MRV system for South Africa. The experts are being supported by an administrative assistant and a research assistant, who are also employed under the project.Australia     0.875AUD2013 
 Support international meetings, including the interim international REDD+ Partnership, and REDD+ researchAustralia   MitigationREDD+1.000AUD2011 
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance programMitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 UNDP Low Emissions Capacity Building ProgramAustralia   Mitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 UNFCCC MRV programAustralia   Mitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 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 
 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 
 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 
 Australia has also invested A$40 million (of which A$2.4 million is fast-start) in the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience, which aims to demonstrate ways in which climate risk and resilience may be integrated into core development planning and implementation in a range of Pacific countries, including Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Tonga. African countries will also benefit from our contribution to the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience, including Zambia, Niger and Mozambique.Australia  World Bank Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR)  2.400AUDUpdate 2011 
 Other multilateral (mixed)Australia  World Bank Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR)  2.400AUD2012Disbursed 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
 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
Viet Nam The Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Program: This program builds upon Viet Nam’s existing energy efficiency standards and labelling program to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions that improve the country’s energy intensity and reduce carbon emissions. It also targets the Government of Viet Nam’s monitoring and verification capabilities. By fostering a high level of engagement with the Government of Vietnam and enlisting the support of international experts to advise on elements of the scheme, this project is building the capacity of government officials and helping to inform the development of policy and legislation.Australia     2.750AUD2013 
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 
 The Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards program: As a global leader in domestic energy efficiency policies, Australia is assisting twelve participating Pacific Island countries including Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Cook Islands to enact and implement standards and labelling regulations for appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, and lighting, thereby reducing energy use, emissions and energy bills. It has been estimated that the introduction of appliance energy efficiency standards and labelling in the Pacific region could reduce emissions by approximately 2,230 kt CO2 equivalent and save between US$600 and $900 million dollars over a fifteen year period (2011-2025).Australia  Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards program  3.000AUD2013 
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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
 To increase the resilience of key development sectors through projects funded by the Special Climate Change FundUnited States of America SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   10.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
  United States of America SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   10.000USD2012Beginning in FY 2011
  United States of America SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   10.000USD2013FY 2012
  United States of America SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   10.000USD2013FY 2011
  United States of America SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   20.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
  United States of America SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   20.000USD2013FY 2010
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   25.000USD2013FY 2012
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   25.000USD2013FY 2011
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   25.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   25.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   25.000USD2012Beginning in FY 2011
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 30.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   30.000USD2013FY 2010
 $37 million for the Montreal Protocol Fund, which supports a variety of capacity-building programs related to the phaseout of ozone-depleting substances.United States of America Montreal Protocol Fund   37.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
  United States of America SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   40.000USD2013Total
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   80.000USD2013Total
JordanMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Jordan, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $112 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaMiddle EastClean Technology Fund (CTF)World Bank and the International Finance Corporation  112.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
MoroccoMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Morocco, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $150 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), plus an additional $197 million for a regional project; the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaMiddle EastClean Technology Fund (CTF)African Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank  150.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
ColombiaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Colombia, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $150 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank  150.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
AlgeriaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Algeria, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $160 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaMiddle EastClean Technology Fund (CTF)African Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank  160.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
 Among the investments approved by the CTF was for Egypt to continue to partner with the African Development Bank (AfDB), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) to implement a Clean Technology Fund (CTF) investment plan that uses 300 million in concessional CTF financing to mobilize more than 1.9 billion in total investments in wind power and sustainable urban transportation.United States of America Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   185.000USD2012Beginning in FY 2011
  United States of America Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   185.000USD2013FY 2011
TunisiaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Tunisia, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $186 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012United States of AmericaMiddle EastClean Technology Fund (CTF)African Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank  186.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
KazakhstanMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Kazakhstan, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $200 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaAsia RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the International Finance Corporation  200.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
ChileMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Chile, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $200 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)   200.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
  United States of America Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   229.600USD2013FY 2012
 The United States contributed $230 million in FY 2012 to the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), which helps to catalyze clean energy investments in developing countries with rapidly growing emissions by promoting energy efficiency in transport, industry and agriculture. The United States contributed $185 million to the CTF in FY 2011 and $300 million in FY 2010.United States of America Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   230.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
  United States of America Climate Investment Funds (CIF)   235.000USD2012Beginning in FY 2011
NigeriaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Nigeria, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $250 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaAfrica RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)World Bank, the African Development Bank, and the International Finance Corporation  250.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
PhilippinesMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Philippines, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $250 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaAsia RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)Asian Development Bank and the World Bank  250.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
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Regions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Consultancy on private sector and direct access to inform TC on GCF design.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Green Climate Fund design All0.020EUR20122011-2012
  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Climate Smart All0.020EUR20122011-2012
 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
 Low carbon growth, adaptation and mitigation; To support the development of low carbon growth workplansUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational   All0.060EUR20122010-2011
 To enable flexible limited scale support to country partners in the near term to catalyse initial assessment, informed dialogue and action on addressing climate variability and changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Africa Climate Change Resource Facility All0.080EUR20122010-2011
 To make available better information on the scope, value and impacts of fossil-fuel subsidies, on the environment, society, and the economy.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational International Institute for Sustainable Development - Climate Change All0.080EUR20122010-2011
 High-level design of the "Clean Pool Fund"; Potential support to a pilot public-private fund (the "Climate Public Private Partnership", or "CP3") to catalyse private investment at scale, into low carbon infrastructure in Asia, to achieve significant carbon abatement as well as rural electrificationUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational   All0.170EUR20122010-2011
 Renewable energy and adaptation climate technologies window (Africa Climate Change); To catalyse private sector investment and innovation in low cost, clean energy and climate change technologiesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional   All0.230EUR20122010-2011
 To foster constructive dialogues and strengthen knowledge communities on trade and sustainable development.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development - Strategic Framework Agreement All0.290EUR20122010-2011
 Learning HubUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational   All0.290EUR20122011-2012
 Options for piloting crediting and trading mechanisms; To increase poor countries' access to, and benefit from, the Clean Development Mechanism and other market-based mechanismsUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational   All0.340EUR20122010-2011
 European capacity building support to African negotiators; To support African negotiators' participation in international climate change negotiations.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional   All0.340EUR20122010-2011
 To support African Development Bank policy and programme delivery on climate changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional African Development Bank Technical Cooperation Arrangement - Climate Change All0.430EUR20122010-2011
 Learning hub for evidence-based policy making on climate change; To build capacity to effectively support and guide national and sub-national adaptation and low carbon development.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational   All0.460EUR20122010-2011
 Climate science research; To narrow the range of climate futures planners have to confront when designing resilient livelihood and development strategies for African regions/sub-regions. More specifically, the project will 'produce improved knowledge and climate science capacity'United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational   All1.370EUR20122010-2011
 To strengthen the voice of the poorest countries in international negotiations ensuring that their needs are reflected in international agreements.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Advocacy Fund All1.390EUR20122011-2012
 To enable transboundary adaptation to climate change, with equitable access to climate funding, in Southern AfricaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSouthern Africa Regional climate change programme All2.280EUR20122010-2011
 The programme provides advisory services to the further development and implementation of international and national biodiversity policies from a sustainable development perspective, and supports the integration of biodiversity-related objectives and activities into projects and programmes in partner countries. This includes approaches to the protection of ecosystems, to the sustainable use of biological diversity, and to issues of ecosystem-based adaptation and the mitigation potential of healthy and well-managed ecosystems. The project further develops capacity building tools, and supports partner countries and organisation in developing Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regulations and approaches for the benefit of local communities and the conservation of biodiversity.GermanyGlobal GIZAdaptationAll2.300EUR20132010-2012
 The UK is supporting the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) to support developing countries to successfully build resilience to climate change, enable low carbon growth and tackle poverty. Decision-makers need access to the best available information, research and advice, such as basic climate impacts data and cost-benefit analysis of adaptation approachesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational CDKN (Climate & Development Knowledge Network) All9.790EUR20122011-2012
 That developing countries have improved access to high quality research and information in designing climate change policies and programmes by 2015.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Climate and development knowledge network All9.990EUR20122010-2011
 International Research and Evidence ProgrammesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational   All39.130EUR20122011-2012
 To help developing countries respond to climate changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalClimate Investment Funds (CIF), Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) All EUR20122010-2011
 The aim of the study is to 1) create a set of criteria to be used for analyzing the impacts of CDM projects from gender perspective 2) study the social impacts that CDM project have on the local population from the gender perspective 3) identify project types that have the potential to create positive impacts among the local people, especially local women.FinlandGlobal MFA Finland/GreenStream Network OyjMitigationCDM, Gender0.029EUR20132010
 grantAustriaMulti, Sub-Sahara Africa OECD - Sahel and West Africa ClubAdaptationCapacity building0.400EUR20132013-2014
 The cooperation project between the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the Association of the Caribbean States (ACS) aims to strengthen the capacity and ability of the ACS member states to deal with natural disasters and adverse effects of climate change. Furthermore, the project identifies the needs for training and development of technical systems and formulates an action plan in 16 Caribbean states (Small Island Developing States, SIDS).FinlandCaribbean Finnish Meteorological InstituteAdaptationCapacity building0.490EUR20132010-2012
 The cooperation project between the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the Association of the Caribbean States (ACS) aims to strengthen the capacity and ability of the ACS member states to deal with natural disasters and adverse effects of climate change. Furthermore, the project identifies the needs for training and development of technical systems and formulates an action plan in 16 Caribbean states (Small Island Developing States, SIDS).FinlandCaribbean Finnish Meteorological InstituteAdaptationCapacity building0.490EUR20122010-2012
 The TA Facility of the GGF supports the Fund in achieving its goal of enhancing energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions through support of the renewable energy sector. By combining investments with targeted technical assistance, the GGF strives to build up capacities within its partner institutions that ensure the long-term effectiveness of its investments. Activities include Capacity building and training, awareness raising and market enabling activities and validation and monitoring of energy savings and CO2 emission reductions.AustriaGlobal GGFMitigationCapacity building0.500EUR20132010-2012
 The Global Climate Partnership Fund (GCPF) is an innovative public-private partnership dedicated to mitigating climate change through a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in emerging and developing markets. It focuses on financing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects primarily in cooperation with local financial institutions, thereby creating a positive impact on the local environment and economy.AustriaGlobal GCPFMitigationCapacity building0.500EUR20132010-2012
 grantAustriaCaribbean Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CGermanyMA)AdaptationCapacity building0.510EUR20132012-2015
 grantAustriaCentral Asia, Multi, South Asia Austrian Red CrossAdaptationCapacity building0.950EUR20132012-2015
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Type/Activity

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
Somalia Norway   Adaptation -0.025USD2013Disbursed 2012
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20122010
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
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
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)PROSEDERSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Sustainable Management of Natural Resources GESTORSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
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 0.002EUR20132010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Cambodia Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD2013Total 2010-2012
 Project aims to improve knowledge of certification of organic livestock farming.Lithuania   Adaptation 0.009EUR20132011
Republic of MoldovaProject aims to improve knowledge of certification of organic livestock farming.Lithuania   Adaptation 0.009EUR20122011
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
Ukraine NorwayEurope Regional  Adaptation 0.011USD20122011
Ukraine Norway   Adaptation 0.011USD2013Total 2010-2012
Democratic Republic of the Congo Norway   Adaptation 0.013USD2013Disbursed 2010
Sri Lanka NorwayAsia Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
Democratic Republic of the Congo Norway   Adaptation 0.014USD2013Disbursed 2011
Democratic Republic of the Congo NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
MadagascarA water harvesting system which will provide access to water to a community within a region which is very arid, hot and exposed to cyclones and also has clay soil which leaves rain water to remain on the ground. Malta   Adaptation 0.015EUR20132012
Lebanon Italy   Adaptation 0.015EUR20132009-2011
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
EthiopiaTraining session to improve living and environmental conditions in order to adapt to the climate change.Malta   Adaptation 0.019EUR2013
EthiopiaTraining session to improve living and environmental conditions in order to adapt to the climate change.Malta   Adaptation 0.019EUR2012 
SingaporeThe trainig for integrated water resources and environment management policyJapan   AdaptationWater and Sanitation0.020USD2011Aug 2010
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1 Note for European Union. In some cases information is only a sample of projects that has been made available, thus the individual figures do not necessarily add up to the sum total made available by a specific Member State.

2 Note for Germany 2011.

3 Note for Japan 2012.