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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
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
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
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
Cambodia Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD2013Total 2010-2012
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 
GlobalThe Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)Lithuania  World BankAdaptation 0.020EUR2011 
EthiopiaLivelihood support programme, diversifying peoples livelihoods, increasoing their resilience through development of sustainable agri tourism industry.Ireland  TESFAAdaptation 0.020EUR20122011
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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
 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 
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance programMitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Other multilateral (mixed)Australia  World Bank Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR)  2.400AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 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 
 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 
 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 
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)Mitigation 5.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
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 
 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
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 
 Support developing countries in their efforts to develop and implement green growth strategies and policiesAustralia  Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)  10.000AUD2011 
 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
 Australia has allocated A$10 million to the Partnership for Market Readiness, with Thailand and Indonesia participating.Australia  Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR)   10.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 Capacity-building and piloting new market instruments through the Partnership for Market ReadinessAustralia  Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR)  Low emissions growth10.000AUD2011 
 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 
 Under SREP, key projects are being targeted towards African countries including Ethiopia, Kenya and Mali.Australia  Scaling-up Renewable Energy Program (SREP)  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 
 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
 World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness: Australia is working with other governments through the World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) to build the capacity of countries to develop domestic carbon market instruments to scale up emission reduction efforts and support low carbon development. Helping to develop the essential “readiness” components for these instruments—such as data management, measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems and the creation of policy and regulatory frameworks—is a crucial part of the PMR’s work. The PMR, a global partnership of 28 developed and developing countries, has achieved a significant amount since it was established in 2011. It has exceeded its target capitalisation of $US100 million and approved funding for countries to develop detailed carbon market plans and work towards implementation of domestic carbon market instruments. In addition to grant funding and in-country expert support, partner countries build capacity by sharing lessons learned in technical workshops, policy dialogues and virtual knowledge platforms as they look to develop new or improve on existing domestic carbon market instruments.Australia  World Bank: Partnership for Market Readiness  12.500AUD2013 
 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
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 
 The PCCSP assists decision makers and planners in 14 Pacific island countries and Timor-Leste to better understand how their climate and oceans have changed and potential future changes. The PCCSP works closely with partner countries and regional stakeholders to build capacity in climate science across the region.Australia  Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP)  18.000AUD2011 
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Funds

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 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
Developing Countries Iceland The Women's Delegate FundWomen's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO) Capacity building0.040USD2013Allocation in 2011
Developing Countries Iceland The Women's Delegate FundWomen's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO) Capacity building0.040USD2012Allocation in 2011
Developing Countries Iceland The Women's Delegate FundWomen's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO) Capacity building0.050USD2013Allocation in 2012
Developing CountriesSubject to final approvalIceland The Women's Delegate FundWomen's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO) Capacity building0.050USD2012Planned allocation in 2012
Developing Countries Iceland Fund for Climate Change Agenda SupportUN Women Capacity building0.150USD2013Allocation in 2012
 Supporting United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) activities; Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalUNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation  Crosscutting issues1.000CAD2013 
 Supporting United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) activities; Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalUNFCCC Supplementary Fund  Crosscutting issues1.650CAD2013 
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector6.500USD2012Jan 2011
 Contribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)JapanAsia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2011Mar 2010
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2012Mar 2010
Developing CountriesContribution to UN-REDDJapan ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationForestry, REDD3.240USD2011Mar 2010
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
 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 
 Helping local communities in forest zones to secure sustainable livelihoods and deforestation. Grant Financing.CanadaCongo BasinCongo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)  Forests and Agriculture20.000CAD2013 
GlobalAddress deforestation and forest degradation in developing countriesCanada Forest Carbon Partnership Facility - Readiness Fund  Forests and Agriculture40.000CAD2012FY 2010/2011
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
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
GlobalSupport to UNFCCC ActivitiesCanada UNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation  Multi-sector1.000CAD2012FY 2010/2011
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
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
GlobalSupport the demonstration, deployment and transfer of low caron technologiesCanadaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)  Multi-sector100.000CAD2012FY 2012/2013
Developing CountriesContribution to CIF (Climate Investment Fund)Japan3 Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Adaptation, MitigationOther644.560USD20121/5/2010-1/8/2011
 Five projects in advance of the main Congo Basin Project Fund, with a goal of increasing the capacity of the people and institutions in Congo Basin forest communities to manage and protect their forests sustainably. The projects were initiated whilst the mechanisms of the main CBFF Fund were being established. Their intention was to signal the range and type of projects the CBFF could support.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica RegionalCongo Basin Forestry Start Up Fund  REDD+0.560EUR20122011-2012
 CONGO BASIN FORESTRY START UP FUNDUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCentral AfricaCongo Basin Forestry Start Up Fund MitigationREDD+2.870EUR20112010-2011
 Start-up funding for the interim establishment and operation of the Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) and the delivery of a small regional project portfolio responding to immediate national and regional demands and pressures faced by the forests of the CongoUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCentral AfricaCongo Basin Forestry Start Up Fund  REDD+2.870EUR20122010-2011
 Forest Carbon partnership facility - Readiness FundItalyMultilateralForest Carbon Partnership Facility - Readiness Fund MitigationREDD+3.840EUR20112010
 Support to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility's Readiness Fund (possibly including provisions for support to REDD+ Partnership actions / Paris-Oslo process)European Union (European Commission)Africa Regional, Asia Regional, Latin America, PacificForest Carbon Partnership Facility - Readiness FundWorld BankMitigationREDD+4.000EUR20112011-2014
 Africa Sustainable Forestry FundSpainAfrica RegionalGlobal Environment Fund MitigationREDD+15.100EUR20112010-
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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
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
 Contribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)JapanAsia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2011Mar 2010
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2012Mar 2010
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20132012
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20122011
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
  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
 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-
  SpainInternationalAdaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 45.000EUR20112010-
  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
GlobalClean Technology FundFrance Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 67.700EUR20112010-2012
WorldA third of France's loan contribution to the Clean Technology Fund, which will be fully disbursed (203Meur) in December 2010. For the purpose of this reporting, it is split over the three years of the fast start period.France Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 67.700EUR20122010-2012
WorldClean Technology FundFrance Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 67.700EUR20122011-2013
WorldClean Technology FundFrance Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 67.700EUR20122011-2013
GlobalSupport the demonstration, deployment and transfer of low caron technologiesCanadaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)  Multi-sector100.000CAD2012FY 2012/2013
Chile, India, NigeriaCanada is contributing $200 million in fast-start financing to the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) of the Climate Investments Funds (with $100 million delivered in Canada's fical year 2011/12 and $100 million in 2012/13). The Climate Investment Funds are a pair of funds to help developing countries pilot low-emissions and climate-resilient development. Canada was already a leading contributor in the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) of the CIFs, with $100M provided as a grant over 2008/09-2009/10. The CTF promotes scaled-up financing for demonstration, deployment and transfer of low-carbon technologies with significant potential for long-term greenhouse gas emissions savings. Consistent with a decision of the CIF Board, Canada's contribution to the CTF will support the investment plans of projects in Chile, Nigeria and India.CanadaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 100.000CAD2012FY 2011/2012
GlobalThe CTF is part of the Cllimate Investment Funds (CIFs) and finances scaled-up demonstration, deployment and transfer of low carbon technologies.Germany Clean Technology Fund (CTF)World BankMitigationTechnology125.000EUR20122011
Global Germany2 Clean Technology Fund (CTF)World BankMitigationTechnology125.000EUR2011
GlobalThe CTF is part of the Cllimate Investment Funds (CIFs) and finances scaled-up demonstration, deployment and transfer of low carbon technologies.Germany Clean Technology Fund (CTF)World BankMitigationTechnology125.000EUR20122010
 contribution to multilateral fund for low carbon developmentUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalClean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 172.850EUR20122011-2012
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