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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
Chile NorwayAmerica Regional  Mitigation -12.159USD20122011
Philippines Norway   Mitigation -2.432USD2013Disbursed 2012
Liberia Norway   Mitigation -0.147USD20112010
Angola Norway   Mitigation -0.109USD20112010
Angola Norway   Mitigation -0.109USD2013Total 2010-2012
South Africa Norway   Mitigation -0.081USD20112010
Somalia Norway   Adaptation -0.025USD2013Disbursed 2012
Mexico Norway   Mitigation 0.000USD20112010
Mali Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD20112010
Montenegro Norway   Mitigation 0.000USD2013Total 2010-2012
Nepal Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD2013Disbursed 2011
Bhutan Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD2013Total 2010-2012
Montenegro Norway   Mitigation 0.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
Bhutan Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
NepalPower Plant Extension SCECOSwitzerland    Energy0.000CHF20122011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)PROSEDERSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Sustainable Management of Natural Resources GESTORSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD2013Total 2010-2012
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Cambodia Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Eritrea NorwayAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.005USD20122011
GeorgiaThe project aims to draw attention of young people on their every day consumption habits and how it influence on greenhouse gas emission.Lithuania   Mitigation 0.006EUR20122011
GeorgiaThe project aims to draw attention of young people on their every day consumption habits and how it influence on greenhouse gas emission.Lithuania   Mitigation 0.006EUR20132011
Liberia Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.008USD2013Total 2010-2012
Liberia Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.008USD2013Disbursed 2012
Serbia NorwayEurope Regional  Adaptation, Mitigation 0.009USD20122011
Republic of MoldovaProject aims to improve knowledge of certification of organic livestock farming.Lithuania   Adaptation 0.009EUR20122011
Syrian Arab Republic Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.009USD20112010
Syrian Arab Republic Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.009USD2013Total 2010-2012
Albania Norway   Mitigation 0.011USD20112010
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Contributing Parties

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundSort by this columnInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
Developing CountriesContribution to UN-REDDJapan ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationForestry, REDD3.240USD2011Mar 2010
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector6.500USD2012Jan 2011
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2012Mar 2010
 Contribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)JapanAsia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2011Mar 2010
  Norway AFDF - African Development Fund   83.000USD2013Disbursed 2010
  Norway AFDF - African Development Fund   86.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
  Norway AFDF - African Development Fund   258.000USD2013Total 2010-2012
  Norway ASDF - Asian Development Fund   10.000USD2013Disbursed 2010
  Norway ASDF - Asian Development Fund   10.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
  Norway ASDF - Asian Development Fund   31.000USD2013Total 2010-2012
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20122011
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20132012
GlobalThe Adaptation Fund has been established by the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol of the UNFCCC to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries that are Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.Germany Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR20122010
Global Germany2 Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR2011
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.000EUR2011 
 Support to range of developing countries to implement concrete adaptation projects and programmes, with a focus on vulnerable communities.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.520EUR20122011-2012
  European Union1 Adaptation Fund   12.500EUR20122011
  European Union1 Adaptation Fund   12.800EUR20132012
  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 
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 21.900EUR20122010-2011
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 35.000EUR20132010-2012
  SpainInternationalAdaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 45.000EUR20112010-
 The Adaptation Fund, established by the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), is mandated to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries.SpainInternationalAdaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 45.000EUR20122010-
  European Union1 Adaptation Fund Adaptation 67.000EUR20112010
BangladeshBangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundSweden Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundGovt. of BangladeshAdaptation 9.700EUR20112010-2012
 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 
 This initiative will: create a platform to enable policy makers from both developed and developing countries, practitioners, and public and private entities to share experiences and information regarding elements of market readiness, to learn from each other, and to explore and innovate together on new instruments and approaches; a body of knowledge on market instruments that could be tapped for country specific requirements; provide grant financing to the participating countries in building 'infrastructure' for market readiness; pilot, test and sequence new concepts for market instruments; share lessons learned, including with the UNFCCC.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalCarbon Markets Readiness Fund Mitigation 8.060EUR20122011-2012
 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 
 Other multilateral (mixed)Australia Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   25.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
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Institutions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstituteTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
BotswanaRegional Programs Benefiting a Number of Countries, Including Botswana: to strengthen resilience through the Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin Initiative. The amount provided here does not necessarily reflect the sum total of climate-related financing provided by the U.S. Government to this country.United States of AmericaAfrica Regional  Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin (RESILIM) initiative  2.100USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
BrazilWill be provided at a later stageAustria  - REDD+0.010EUR20132012
  Norway NDF - Nordic Development Fund-  3.000USD2013Disbursed 2010
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Georgia, Mozambique, Serbia, Uganda, United Republic of TanzaniaCentral America (regional project), Southeast Asia (regional project) : Will be provided at a later stageAustriaCentral America, Southeast Asia -AdaptationCapacity building3.900EUR2013-
 Capacity building of civil societyDenmarkInternational 92-gruppen (Danish NGO)Adaptation 1.070EUR20112010-
SenegalThe projet aims to improve the economic development in the region of Matam, Senegal, through the introduction of some applications of renewable energy, in particular the solar, the thermal, the photovoltaicItaly  ACRA- NGOMitigation 0.390EUR20132011-2014
EthiopiaThis project supports the development of REDD+ readiness activities in Ethiopia's North Gondar region.Austria  ADA/EPA REDD+0.030EUR20132010-2011
EthiopiaThis project supports the development of REDD+ readiness activities in Ethiopia's North Gondar region.Austria  ADA/EPA REDD+0.030EUR20122010-2011
United Republic of Tanzania Catalytic fund to stimulate private sector investment and innovation on renewable energy and climate adaptation technology, particulary in rural areas.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  AECF Renewable Energy and Adapting to Climate Technologies (REACT) Private Sector Challenge Fund Tanzania WindowAdaptation, Mitigation 2.650EUR20122011-2012
 grantAustriaMulti, Sub-Sahara Africa AEE - INTECMitigationCapacity building0.990EUR20132012-2015
AfghanistanEgalement au Tadjikistan; GERES - Afghanistan & Tadjikistan - Energie pour le développement économique et la lutte contre la pauvretéFrance  AFD  0.900EUR20132012-2014
 Palestine: Réhabilitation réseau eau potable de Beit Sira*France  AFD  1.000EUR20132012-2014
 Appui à la mise en place de programmes d'assurance récolte indicielle en Afrique de l'ouestFranceAfrica Regional AFD  1.000EUR20132012-2014
 suivi et gestion des ressources en eau : autorit? du bassin du NigerFranceNiger basin AFDAdaptation 1.700EUR20112010-2012
 Le bassin du Niger qui regroupe 9 pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest sur pr?s de 100 000 km2 est confront? ? un enjeu critique de mobilisation de la ressource en eau, face ? la r?duction importante des ?coulements de surface et une augmentation forte des besoins et usages d’une population en croissance tr?s rapide. La finalit? du projet est de doter l’Autorit? de Bassin du Niger des moyens lui permettant d’assurer avec efficience le suivi des ressources en eau et des grands ouvrages hydrauliques pour une gestion int?gr?e et coordonn?e de ces ouvrages.FranceNiger basin AFDAdaptation 1.700EUR20122010-2012
SeychellesEau et assainissement aux SeychellesFrance  AFD  3.900EUR20132012-2014
WorldForest carbon partnership facilityFrance  AFD REDD+4.000EUR20122011-2013
WorldForest carbon partnership facilityFrance  AFD REDD+4.000EUR20122011-2013
Democratic Republic of the CongoL’objectif du projet est de favoriser le d?marrage de l’?laboration des plans d‘am?nagement des concessions foresti?res afin de cr?er une dynamique d'am?nagement durable capable de s’?tendre rapidement ? l'ensemble des massifs forestiers de la RDC.France  AFD REDD+5.000EUR20122010-2012
Democratic Republic of the CongoAppui a la gestion durable des foretsFrance  AFDMitigationREDD+5.000EUR20112010-2012
 Programme de développement régional au sud ouest de la RCA - PDRSOFranceCentral Africa AFD  5.000EUR20132012-2014
MozambiqueRéhabilitation et renforcement des réseaux d'eau potableFrance  AFDAdaptation 6.700EUR20122011-2013
MozambiqueRéhabilitation et renforcement des réseaux d'eau potableFrance  AFDAdaptation 6.700EUR20122011-2013
GabonMise ? disposition des donn?es satellitaires pour le suivi des for?ts d'afrique centraleFrance  AFD REDD+8.500EUR20122011-2013
GabonMise ? disposition des donn?es satellitaires pour le suivi des for?ts d'afrique centraleFrance  AFD REDD+8.500EUR20122011-2013
MoroccoDans un contexte de ressources en eau restreintes et de besoins en croissance, la gestion de la demande en eau est un enjeu crucial qui vise une meilleure r?silience de l’?conomie aux effets du changement climatique. Le programme d’am?lioration du rendement de r?seau de la ville d’Oujda est un cas embl?matique de gestion de l’eau par la demande pour une R?gie des Eaux. L’objectif du programme est d’accroitre les rendements de distribution et en cons?quence de r?aliser des ?conomies d’eau significatives de 2,5 ? 6.8 millions de m3/an diminuant la tension sur la ressource (ainsi qu’une diminution des consommations ?nerg?tiques pour le pompage de l’eau, ce qui contribue en outre ? une diminution de la quantit? de CO2 ?mise), France  AFDAdaptation 10.000EUR20122010-2012
MoroccoAm?lioration du rendement du r?seau d'eau de la ville d'OujdaFrance  AFDAdaptation 10.000EUR20112010-2012
 Palestine: Construction d'un centre d'enfouissement technique dans la bande de GazaFrance  AFD  10.000EUR20132012-2014
GhanaPlantations villageoises d'h?v?aFrance  AFDMitigationREDD+14.000EUR20112010-2012
GhanaLe projet permettra de financer 10 500 ha de plantations nouvelles par des planteurs villageois dans les R?gions Ouest et Centrale du pays avec des impacts significatifs en termes ?conomiques ainsi que de s?questration de GES.France  AFD REDD+14.000EUR20122010-2012
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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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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.