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

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

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Recipient Party

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

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing 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
AOSIS Canada  Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) Ministerial Meeting in November 2010  0.237CAD2011Nov 2010
ASEAN, China, IndiaReserch for making energy saving roadmaps in East Asia countriesJapan3East Asia Ministry of Economy, Trade and IndustriesMitigationEnergy and resource saving0.480USD2012Oct 2010
ASEAN, ThailandThe project promotes low-carbon patterns of consumption and production in Thailand and other ASEAN states by developing criteria for climate-smart products and services. These criteria are to be applied to particularly climate-relevant product groups within the states’ existing ecolabelling systems, and are to be used as a basis for public procurement. Thailand’s government has set up a corresponding programme, among other related activities. Criteria development is the bottleneck in this process. The project’s goal is to substantially improve climate performance on both the production and consumption side. Experience gained with the German ‘Blue Angel’ ecolabel scheme will be utilised to ensure optimised labelling, awareness-raising and marketing strategies for climate-smart products. Existing label schemes such as the Thai Green Label will be expanded and harmonised.GermanyAsia Regional GIZMitigation 2.000EUR201305/2012-06/2015
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
Afghanistan2012 disbursmentSlovenia  NGOsMitigation 0.006EUR20132012
AfghanistanHydoelectric power station in GelanPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.070EUR20112010
AfghanistanThe overall objective of the project is to increase access to electricity in Gelan townPoland  Minstry of DefenceMitigation 0.070EUR20122010
AfghanistanThe overall objective of the project is to increase access to electricity in Gelan townPoland  Ministry of DefenceMitigation 0.072EUR20132010
AfghanistanAdvisor on Water Resources Development and ManagementJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.130USD2013Jun - 2011
AfghanistanHigher expert education through accredited study programs in Parwan province.Slovakia  SAIDCAdaptation, Mitigation 0.267EUR20132012
AfghanistanProject for Capacity Development and Institutional Strengthening of Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock(MAIL)Japan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.322USD2013May - 2012
AfghanistanThe overall aim of the investment is to improve hygiene and sanitary conditions and raise standards of living in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.490EUR20122010
AfghanistanMechanical sewage treatment plant building in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.490EUR20112010
AfghanistanThe overall aim of the investment is to improve hygiene and sanitary conditions and raise standards of living in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.493EUR20132010
AfghanistanThe project willl fund two types of sctivities: 1)relief assistance (food items) for the specific disaster affected, vulnerable individuals and communities falling under the “population at risk” criteria in Herat, Kunar, Badakshan, Bamyan and Maidan-wardak provinces and 2) strengthen and expand the Community Based Disaster Preparedness (CBDP) programme of Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) in the mentioned Provinces Italy  IFRCAdaptation 0.600EUR20132010-2011
AfghanistanEgalement au Tadjikistan; GERES - Afghanistan & Tadjikistan - Energie pour le développement économique et la lutte contre la pauvretéFrance  AFD  0.900EUR20132012-2014
AfghanistanThe primarily objective of the project is to immediately respond in the rain-fed agroecological zones to assist 8,500 households affected by drought and food insecurity and build the resilience of another 2,000 hoseholds through disaster risk reduction in 4 most disaster prone areas, in order to limit a continuing decline in households' assests and livelihoods Italy  IFRCAdaptation 0.900EUR20132011-2012
AfghanistanRegional Programs Benefiting a Number of Countries, Including Afghanistan: to promote energy efficiency and the partial replacement of fossil fuel power generation by hydropower through the South Asia Regional Initiative Energy Program. 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 AmericaAsia Regional South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration Program (SARI/EI)  1.500USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
AfghanistanMinistry of the Environment of Estonia made a contribution of 1,605,008 to the United Nations Environment Programme for "Strengthening Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Communities, for Agriculture and Environmental Management in Afghanistan" within UNEP project “Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding-Phase III” in 2012-2015. The project will build national capacity to plan for community resilience to climate change based threats in Afghanistan. Focus will be on sustainable water, pasture and environmental management in pilot sites and strengthening communities in Kabul province, the North and Central Highlands of Afghanistan. Core activities involve working with national government planners, advisors and decision makers to strengthen planning and action for community resilience in vulnerable areas of the country where high potential exists for productive, financially sustainable, ecologically sound agricultural development.Estonia  UNEPAdaptation 1.600EUR20132012-2015
Afghanistan Italy  UNOPSAdaptation 1.800EUR20132010-2012
Afghanistan Italy  UNOPSAdaptation 1.800EUR20122010-2012
AfghanistanMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Afghanistan, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: $3.3 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF); the United States contributed; $60 million to the GEF for climate change programming in 2012.United States of AmericaAsia Regional GEF  3.300USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
AfghanistanThe project is concerned with the diversification of rural livelihoods, agriculture and irrigation methods.Germany  GIZ*Adaptation 6.000EUR20132010 - 2013
AfghanistanProject for Introduction of Clean Energy by Solar Electricity Generation SystemJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationRenewable energy6.087USD2013Mar - 2010
AfghanistanProject for Introduction of Clean Energy by Solar Electricity Generation SystemJapan3  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationRenewable energy sector6.090USD2012Mar 2010
AfghanistanInfection Countermeasure through the supply aid of health service, safe water, sanitation and nutrition in collaboration with UNICEFJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs UNICEFAdaptationHealth12.261USD2013Jan - 2011
Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, ZambiaThe Daey Ouwens fund works together with Senter Novem on the transfer of small scale renewable energy initiatives in 18 African countries. The initiatives vary between EUR 140 000 and EUR 2.200.000 and include Jatropha oil, solar power, biomass, micro-hydro power.Netherlands  Daey Ouwens Fund / Senter NovemMitigationTechnology14.170EUR20132010-2014
Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, ZambiaThe Daey Ouwens fund works together with Senter Novem on the transfer of small scale renewable energy initiatives in 18 African countries. The initiatives vary between EUR 140 000 and EUR 2.200.000 and include Jatropha oil, solar power, biomass, micro-hydro power.Netherlands  Daey Ouwens Fund / Senter NovemMitigationTechnology14.730EUR20122010-2014
Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, ZambiaKnowledge and technologyNetherlands  CDKN / WRI / Daey Ouwens Fund / Senter NovemAdaptation, MitigationTechnology27.700EUR20112010-2014
AlbaniaTwo demonstration energy projects - heat pumps (watter-watter)Slovenia  NGOsMitigationInvestment project0.020EUR20122010-2011
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Funds

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
  Norway NDF - Nordic Development Fund-  3.000USD2013Disbursed 2010
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
MoroccoMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Morocco, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $150 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), plus an additional $197 million for a regional project; the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaMiddle EastClean Technology Fund (CTF)African Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank  150.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
AlgeriaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Algeria, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $160 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaMiddle EastClean Technology Fund (CTF)African Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank  160.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
TunisiaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Tunisia, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $186 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012United States of AmericaMiddle EastClean Technology Fund (CTF)African Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank  186.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
EgyptMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Egypt, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $300 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), plus an additional $95 million for a regional project; the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaMiddle EastClean Technology Fund (CTF)African Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank  300.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
IndonesiaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Indonesia, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $400 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012. United States of AmericaAsia RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)Asian Development Bank (ADB), World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC)  400.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
Viet NamMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Vietnam, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $250 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012. United States of AmericaAsia RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)Asian Development Bank and the World Bank  250.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
PhilippinesMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Philippines, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $250 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaAsia RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)Asian Development Bank and the World Bank  250.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
IndiaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting India, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $775 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012. United States of AmericaAsia RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)Asian Development Bank and the World Bank  775.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
KazakhstanMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Kazakhstan, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $200 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaAsia RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the International Finance Corporation  200.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
 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
  Norway Global Crop Diversity TrustGCTD  2.500USD20112010
 SCCF is a specific fund to support activities and programs in the area of adaptation to climate change, technology transfer, energy, transport, industry and waste management, among others, in developing countries.SpainInternationalSCCF - Special Climate Change FundGEFAdaptation 4.000EUR20122010-2011
  SpainInternationalSCCF - Special Climate Change FundGEFAdaptation 4.000EUR20112010-11
GlobalSCCF is a specific fund to support activities and programs in the area of adaptation to climate change, technology transfer, energy, transport, industry and waste management, among others, in developing countries.Germany SCCF - Special Climate Change FundGEFAdaptation 23.000EUR20122011
GlobalThe 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 NAPA's.Germany LDCF - Least Developed Countries FundGEFAdaptation 45.000EUR20122011
BangladeshBangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundSweden Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundGovt. of BangladeshAdaptation 9.700EUR20112010-2012
Burkina FasoIUCN Adaptation FundSweden IUCN Adaptation FundIUCN - International Union for Conservation of NatureAdaptation 2.160EUR20112010-2012
ColombiaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Colombia, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $150 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank  150.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
MexicoMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Mexico, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: A $500 million investment plan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF); the United States contributed $230 million to the CTF in 2012.United States of AmericaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)Inter-American Development Bank, International Finance Corporation, and the World Bank  500.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
GlobalGlobal Climate Partnership Fund (GCPF)Germany2 Global Climate Partnership Fund (GCPF)KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau)Mitigation 10.000EUR2011
 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
  BelgiumTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries FundN.A.Adaptation 10.000EUR2011Starting November 2010
 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
LDCsUN Women fund for Gender Equality (earmarked contribution for Gender and Climate Change). Subject to final approvalIceland UN Women fund for Gender EqualityUN WomenAdaptation 0.100USD2012Planned allocation in 2012
Developing Countries Iceland Fund for Climate Change Agenda SupportUN Women Capacity building0.150USD2013Allocation in 2012
 Participation by developing countries in extraordinary meetings leading up to COP16DenmarkInterregionalUNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationUNFCCCAdaptation 0.800EUR20122010-2011
 UNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationDenmarkInternationalUNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationUNFCCCAdaptation 0.800EUR20112010-2011
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries FundUNFCCC / GEFAdaptation 0.134USD2012Allocation in 2011
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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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Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
GeorgiaPromoting energy efficiency and renewable energy demonstration projects in sectors and buildings typically short of funding and lacking in donor support for energy improvements, such as hospitalsUnited States of America   Mitigation 0.900USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
Andean NationsAddress the impact of tropical glacier retreat in mountainous and glacial areas as a result of climate change. The initiative seeks to build capacity for water resource management and support research on hydrological cycles and glacier dynamics.United States of America  Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas program Capacity building1.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
GuatemalaInvesting in forested areas in the Pet?n, which are threatened by illegal logging and slash-and-burn agriculture. The U.S. investment helps to provide market incentives for sustainable forest management. In addition, this work is preserving forest carbon stocks and increase carbon sequestrationUnited States of America   Mitigation 1.500USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
UgandaInvesting in scaling-up the replacement of diesel-powered water pumps in northern Uganda with solar energy systems, especially among schools and health centers that benefit from USAID health and education fundsUnited States of America   Mitigation 1.500USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
MaldivesInvesting to support an adaptation program that aims to improve access to drinking water supplies and enhance resilience to climate change. The program will provide assistance to the Maldives on climate change adaptation strategies, with special emphasis on integrated water resources management.United States of America   Adaptation 3.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
 Clean energy program across several southern African countries: Africa Infrastructure Program, Southern African Development Community member states and the Regional Electricity Regulators Association, Private Financing Advisory NetworkUnited States of AmericaAfrica Regional  Mitigation 3.200USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
 Regional grant to support the implementation of energy efficiency policies and instrumentsUnited States of AmericaCaribbean GEFMitigation 5.500USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
KenyaProviding insurance to cover services associated with the coordination and exploration of new geothermal energy generation projects.United States of America   Mitigation 6.300USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
  United States of America  Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF)Mitigation 10.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
IndonesiaInvesting to help Indonesia's efforts to reduce both deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions from its globally critical tropical and peat forest landscapesUnited States of America   Mitigation 17.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
ColombiaIn Colombia, USAID invested a total of $17.8 million over the three-year fast start period to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through clean energy and REDD+ projects, as well as activities under the Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) program. Since joining EC-LEDS, the Government of Colombia has begun to integrate climate change into its development objectives through its Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS). In addition to helping develop the LCDS, USAID support is enabling Colombian EC-LEDS consultants in seven government ministries to build sectoral climate action plans and create the Colombia National System for Climate Change. The EC-LEDS partnership with Colombia provides a clear example of how both the United States and its partner countries can benefit from technical collaboration to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while advancing economic growth.United States of America  Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) program REDD+17.800USD2013FY 2010 - FY 2012
  United States of America  Forest Investment Program (FIP)Mitigation 20.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
IndiaLending to a solar power project in the state of HaryanaUnited States of America   Mitigation 26.800USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
  United States of America LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 30.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
 Among the investments approved by the CTF in FY 2010 was $750 million in CTF co-financing (anticipated to mobilize an additional $4.85 billion from other sources), to support the deployment of about one gigawatt of concentrated solar power generation capacity and related infrastructure in five countries in the Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia.United States of America Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 300.000USD2011Beginning in FY 2010
 UK COLLABORATIVE ON DEVELOPMENT SCIENCES - DISASTER RESEARCHUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational  Adaptation 0.020EUR20112010-2011
 To conduct a short, high-level review of ongoing and planned work on natural hazards, extreme events and disaster researchUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational UK collaborative on development sciences - disaster researchAdaptation 0.020EUR20122010-2011
  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Climate Smart All0.020EUR20122011-2012
 Consultancy on private sector and direct access to inform TC on GCF design.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Green Climate Fund design All0.020EUR20122011-2012
 To help develop methodology and approach to climate change adaptation at national levelsUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational  Adaptation 0.024EUR20132010-11
 PAN AFRICA DISASTER RISK POOL FOR FOOD SECURITYUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.030EUR20112010-2011
 PROMOTING AFRICAN ACCESS TO CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM AND ENERGY (PACE)United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.030EUR20112010-2011
 Design a potential programme to improve food security in Africa through regional risk financing that protects against the impact of climate related disasters.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Pan Africa Disaster Risk Pool for Food SecurityAdaptation 0.030EUR20122010-2011
 Scope possible support to provide poor people and communities across sub-Saharan Africa with access to international carbon finance. In particular the Programme should demonstrate how poor communities can use carbon markets to benefit from cost-effectiveUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Promoting African access to clean development mechanism and energy (PACE)Mitigation 0.030EUR20122010-2011
UgandaWorking with Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change (PFCC) to help build their capacity, advocate and promote dialogue on mainstreaming climate change in local districts and building the capacity of local government officials on climate change issues.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change (PFCC)Adaptation, Mitigation 0.030EUR20122011-2012
 Scope possible support to provide poor people and communities across sub-Saharan Africa with access to international carbon finance. In particular the Programme should demonstrate how poor communities can use carbon markets to benefit from cost-effectiveUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.033EUR20132010-2011
 A dedicated team in DECC’s Strategy Directorate will provide direct technical support to 10 priority countries to develop their own in-house version of the UK’s 2050 Calculator.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandGlobal DECCMitigation 0.033EUR20132012
IndonesiaDesign funds for future programmesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland   Mitigation 0.037EUR20132011-2012
 ASSESSING ADAPTATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF ADAPTATIONUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational  Adaptation 0.040EUR20112010-2011
South AfricaSOUTH AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY MULTI-COUNTRY AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY PROGRAMME (SADC/MAPP) PRE IMPLEMENTATION PHASEUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland   Adaptation 0.040EUR20112010-2011
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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.

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