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

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

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Recipient Party

Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
South AfricaCato Manor Green Street Phase 2: With A$125,000, the Cato Manor Green Street Phase 2 project completed a ‘green’ retrofit of 26 low-income houses in Durban, South Africa, installing solar water heaters, energy efficient lighting, heat-insulation cookers, roof insulation, rainwater tanks, food gardens and fruit trees. In addition to the retrofit itself, the project provided short-term employment and training to nine community members and leveraged an additional A$25,000 in complementary investment. In a country aiming to build 3 million low-cost homes by 2025, the project is now being used to demonstrate the health, livelihood and energy saving benefits of incorporating energy efficiency and emissions reduction measures into low-cost housing construction. The project is an example of what can be achieved on a very small budget if carefully designed with clear results in mind.Australia     0.125AUD2013 
AOSISAustralia has also allocated A$1.5 million in fast-start funding to support the secretariat of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), with A$0.5 million already disbursed, as it represents the interests of SIDS in international negotiations.Australia     0.500AUDUpdate 2011 
Timor-Leste$900,000 Australian Government project: Through the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program, Australia is supporting the Government of East Timor to better understand and manage groundwater resources in a changing climate.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)  0.650AUDUpdate 2011 
Solomon IslandsThrough the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program, Australia is working in partnership with the Government of Solomon Islands, NGOs and a range of universities to support subsistence communities in Solomon Islands' Greater Roviana Lagoon area to build social and ecological resilience to climate change.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)Adaptation 0.825AUDUpdate 2011 
South AfricaSouth Africa Land Sector MRV Capacity Building Project: South Africa, like Australia, faces huge challenges when it comes to understanding and measuring emissions from its land sector. Drawing on its specialised experience in this area, Australia is supporting the South African government to build its capacity and expertise in the measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) of emissions from the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) sector. Under the project, South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs has recruited two new land sector MRV experts who will establish a strategic plan for the development of a comprehensive AFOLU sector MRV system for South Africa. The experts are being supported by an administrative assistant and a research assistant, who are also employed under the project.Australia     0.875AUD2013 
Papua New GuineaA further A$2 million will be invested in bilateral cooperation on REDD+ with Papua New Guinea.Australia   MitigationREDD+2.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Viet Nam The Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Program: This program builds upon Viet Nam’s existing energy efficiency standards and labelling program to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions that improve the country’s energy intensity and reduce carbon emissions. It also targets the Government of Viet Nam’s monitoring and verification capabilities. By fostering a high level of engagement with the Government of Vietnam and enlisting the support of international experts to advise on elements of the scheme, this project is building the capacity of government officials and helping to inform the development of policy and legislation.Australia     2.750AUD2013 
Developing CountriesMRV Capacity Building Program: Australia is supporting a range of developing countries in Africa and Asia to build their capacity to understand, quantify and report their greenhouse gas emissions, with a view to establishing robust and transparent national measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems. In designing the program, Australia took account of existing initiatives, such as the UNFCCC Regional MRV program, International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV, and UNDP’s Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme. Doing so was important to avoiding duplication, maximising coverage, and focusing Australia’s contribution to ensure it has the most impact. As the Program rolls out, Australia will continue to coordinate closely with associated programs and donors to ensure that our investments work in a complementary manner.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional    3.000AUD2013 
Papua New GuineaThe Pacific Community-based Adaptation in Papua New Guinea (Manus and New Ireland)AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 3.500AUD2012 
Solomon IslandsInvestment in upgrading transport infrastructure in the Solomon Islands to reduce the risk from extreme weather events and coastal erosion.Australia   Adaptation 4.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Solomon IslandsUpgrading transport infrastructure in the Solomon Islands to reduce the risk of extreme weather events and coastal erosionAustralia   Adaptation 4.000AUD2011 
KiribatiAustralia is supporting improved water security, increased coastal resilience and strengthening government capacity to plan for and adapt to the impacts of climate change through a contribution to the third phase of the Kiribati Adaptation ProjectAustralia  Kiribati Adaptation ProjectAdaptation 5.000AUD2011 
KiribatiContribution to the Kiribati Adaptation Project to support Kiribati to improve its water security and coastal resilience.Australia   Adaptation 5.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Indonesia Australia  Indonesia's National Carbon Accounting SystemMitigationREDD+8.000AUD2011 
IndonesiaSupport and provide technical advice to Indonesia in the design and development of its national carbon accounting system.Australia     8.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Viet NamViet Nam Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems Program: Since 2008, Australia has partnered with the German and Vietnamese governments to work with communities in Kien Giang, Viet Nam to adapt to climate change and improve the management of coastal environments. This has included installing fences to prevent erosion, rehabilitating coastal forests, improving dyke management, and promoting new mangrove planting techniques. Based on the success of the Kien Giang pilot project, Australia invested A$9.6 million of its fast-start finance to support an expanded partnership between Australia and Germany across five provinces in the Mekong Delta, under the Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems Program. The five year program will be supported by a national component that will promote the sharing of lessons and experiences across provinces to inform a national response to climate change.Australia     9.600AUD2013 
Republic of KoreaSupport developing countries to generate and implement green growth strategies and policies, with a number of pilot projects underway, including in Cambodia and Indonesia. Ethiopia is one of the first partner countries to work with the GGGI, to deliver a comprehensive and detailed implementation plan for a Climate Resilient Green Economy.Australia  Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)  10.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Timor-LesteThe PASAP is a A$12 million program, of which A$10.2 million is fast-start finance. This program assists partners in the Pacific (and East Timor) to assess their vulnerability to climate change and integrate this information into their planning and development strategies with a focus on key sectors such as coastal stability and food and water security.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)Adaptation 10.200AUDUpdate 2011 
BangladeshInvestments focusing on reducing vulnerability to disaster risk and to support institutions and organisations to implement development projects with climate change adaptation co-benefits.Australia     15.000AUDUpdate 2011 
IndonesiaMost advanced large-scale demonstration activities in Indonesia that is reducing deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD+)Australia  Kalimantan Forests and Climate PartnershipMitigation 17.000AUD2011 
Indonesia Australia  Kalimantan Forests and Climate PartnershipMitigationREDD+17.000AUD2011 
Timor-LesteThe PCCSP is a A$20 million program, of which A$18 million is fast-start finance. This program is helping partners in the Pacific (and East Timor) to better understand, measure and adapt to the impacts of climate change.Australia  Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP)  18.000AUDUpdate 2011 
SIDSAustralia is assisting to build resilience and integrate climate risk into key vulnerable sectors in the Pacific.AustraliaPacific Australia's International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
IndonesiaIFCI's A$145.9 million fast-start component includes significant investments with Indonesia on REDD+. This includes two demonstration projects, one in Central Kalimantan and another planned for Sumatra.Australia       Update 2011 
Burkina FasoProvision of a primary school with PV-systemsAustria  Initiative eine WeltMitigation 0.005EUR20132011
ArgentinaThe aim of this workshop is to strengthen capacity concerning REDD+ in South Andean forests.Austria  N.A. REDD+0.008EUR20132011
BrazilWill be provided at a later stageAustria  - REDD+0.010EUR20132012
Burkina FasoProvision of a primary school with PV-systemsAustria  Initiative eine WeltMitigation 0.010EUR20122011
ArgentinaThe aim of this workshop is to strengthen capacity concerning REDD+ in South Andean forests.Austria  N.A. REDD+0.010EUR20122011
BrazilgrantAustria  Energy Changes REDD+0.010EUR20132012
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Contributing Parties

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundSort by this columnInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
Chile NorwayAmerica Regional  Mitigation -12.159USD20122011
Philippines Norway   Mitigation -2.432USD2013Disbursed 2012
Liberia Norway   Mitigation -0.147USD20112010
Angola Norway   Mitigation -0.109USD2013Total 2010-2012
Angola Norway   Mitigation -0.109USD20112010
South Africa Norway   Mitigation -0.081USD20112010
Somalia Norway   Adaptation -0.025USD2013Disbursed 2012
  NorwayNorth & Central America Regional  Mitigation -0.020USD2013Total 2010-2012
  NorwayNorth & Central America Regional  Mitigation -0.020USD20112010
  NorwayNorth & Central America Regional  Mitigation -0.020USD2013Disbursed 2010
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
NepalPower Plant Extension SCECOSwitzerland    Energy0.000CHF20122011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)PROSEDERSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Sustainable Management of Natural Resources GESTORSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
  United States of America  Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) in Low Income Countries  0.000USD2013FY 2010
 Annual Expenditure of fast-start finence by region: Latin AmericaNew ZealandLatin America    0.000NZD2013Financial year 2012/2013
  Norway  African Development Bank  0.000USD2013Disbursed 2010
Viet NamThese resources will be used in activities that provide an involvement and participation of local communities, for the realization of projects aims at socio-economic development and environmental protection, with specific emphasis on the protection of forests and biodiversity.Italy  DGCS REDD+0.000EUR2013 
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
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20122010
 Catalyzing private investment in climate change projects in low and lowermiddle income countries and small island developing states in Asia: Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia; Approved to date; Funding: 75.00Canada  Asian Development Bank (ADB)  0.000CAD2013Established in FY2012-2013
 Catalyzing private investment in climate change projects in low and lowermiddle income countries and small island developing states in Asia: Grant portion for technical assistance for project preparation and/or enabling environment projects; Approved to date; Funding: 7.39Canada  Asian Development Bank (ADB)  0.000CAD2013Established in FY2012-2013
Bhutan Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
  NorwayEurope Regional  Mitigation 0.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
Montenegro Norway   Mitigation 0.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
Bhutan Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD2013Total 2010-2012
Montenegro Norway   Mitigation 0.000USD2013Total 2010-2012
Nepal Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD2013Disbursed 2011
 Promoting private-sector financing in developing countries, including grant and concessional financing for innovative projects and investing in venture capital and private equity for sustainable growth: Catalyst Fund; Approved to date; Funding: 75.00Canada  International Finance Corporation (IFC)  0.000CAD2013Established in FY2012-2013
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Institutions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstituteTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
 The CDKN provides 'deamand' driven research and policy advice on climate cahnge issues.Netherlands60 countries CDKN/ DfIDAdaptation, Mitigation 10.320EUR2013
TunisiaWaste Water Management for IraqJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptation, MitigationWater Pollution Prevention0.009USD2013Oct - 2012
BeninStudy for the Rehabilitation and Sustainable Management of Sacred Forests on Ramsar Sites 1017 and 1018 in BeninJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs ITTOAdaptation, MitigationForestry, REDD0.017USD2013Nov - 2012
South AfricaNew Mechanism FS for Integrated Energy Efficiency Activities at Beer/Beverage Factories Using Specific Energy Consumption Methods in South AfricaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of the EnvironmentMitigationEnergy and resource saving0.017USD2013Jul - 2011
United Republic of TanzaniaExpert for Irrigation Human Resource DevelopmentJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.026USD2013Sep - 2012
 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
EthiopiaAdvisor to DG on Landslide related Disasters Mitigation ManagementJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationPrevention of Disaster and Rehabilitation0.043USD2013May - 2012
 Increase Africa voice and influence for a new international climate change agreement.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Africa Climate Change Champions All0.050EUR20122010-2011
 Improvement in fertility of the sandy soils in the semi-arid West Africa through organic matter managementJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs CGIARAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.052USD2013Dec - 2010
 Support for the implementation of enhanced action on mitigation by developing country Parties under the Cancun Agreements, including support to African countries experts on preparation of national appropriate mitigation actions. Japan3Africa Regional UNFCCCMitigationGeneral0.060USD2012Mar 2011
 Improvement in fertility of the sandy soils in the semi-arid West Africa through organic matter managementJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs CGIARAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.061USD2013Feb - 2010
 Support for the implementation of enhanced action on mitigation by developing country Parties under the Cancun Agreements, including support to African countries experts on preparation of national appropriate mitigation actions. JapanAfrica Regional Ministry of the Environment UNFCCCMitigationGeneral0.061USD2013Mar - 2011
KenyaSupport project for forest and water environment preservation in KenyaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesMitigationForestry, REDD0.070USD2013Apr - 2012
RwandaIrrigation AdvisorJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.070USD2013Jun - 2011
MozambiqueIrrigation AdvisorJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.070USD2013Jun - 2012
KenyaSupport project for forest and water environment preservation in KenyaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesMitigationForestry, REDD0.078USD2013Apr - 2011
UgandaTraining for hydropower developmentJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationRenewable energy0.078USD2013Aug - 2010
EthiopiaInfection Countermeasure through the supply aid of health service, safe water, sanitation and nutrition in collaboration with UNICEFJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs UNICEFAdaptationHealth0.078USD2013Jan - 2011
 To enable flexible limited scale support to country partners in the near term to catalyse initial assessment, informed dialogue and action on addressing climate variability and changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Africa Climate Change Resource Facility All0.080EUR20122010-2011
KenyaSupport project for forest and water environment preservation in KenyaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesMitigationForestry, REDD0.087USD2013Apr - 2010
KenyaIrrigation Policy AdvisorJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.087USD2013Jul - 2011
 Bioenergy provision within agroforestry system in East AfricaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs CGIARMitigationRenewable energy0.087USD2013Dec - 2010
MozambiqueReduction of climate change impacts in coastal zonesJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationOther0.096USD2013Sep - 2010
 Improving the water and nutrient use efficiency of crops under dry savannah and Sahel regions in AfricaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs CGIARAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.096USD2013Dec - 2010
 Bioenergy provision within agroforestry system in East AfricaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs CGIARMitigationRenewable energy0.096USD2013Feb - 2010
GabonZoning and Sustainable Development of the Minkebe Protected Area Towards the Protection of Transboundary Conservation Corridors between Gabon, Cameroon and the CongoJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs ITTOAdaptation, MitigationForestry, REDD0.099USD2013Dec - 2010
KenyaRegional Programs Benefiting a Number of Countries, Including Kenya: to support community-based carbon monitoring through the African Biodiversity Collaborative Group. The amount provided here does not necessarily reflect the sum total of climate-related financing provided by the U.S. Government to this country.United States of AmericaAfrica Regional African Biodiversity Collaborative Group  0.100USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
UgandaRegional Programs Benefiting a Number of Countries, Including Uganda: to support community-based carbon monitoring through the African Biodiversity Collaborative Group. The amount provided here does not necessarily reflect the sum total of climate-related financing provided by the U.S. Government to this country.United States of AmericaAfrica Regional African Biodiversity Collaborative Group  0.100USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
United Republic of TanzaniaRegional Programs Benefiting a Number of Countries, Including Tanzania: to support community-based carbon monitoring through the African Biodiversity Collaborative Group. The amount provided here does not necessarily reflect the sum total of climate-related financing provided by the U.S. Government to this country.United States of AmericaAfrica Regional African Biodiversity Collaborative Group  0.100USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
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Funds

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 EBRD Technical Cooperation FundSlovakia EBRD Technical Cooperation Fund Mitigation 0.130EUR2011 
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 0.150USD2011Planned allocation in 2011
  New Zealand UNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation   0.500NZD20112010
 UNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationDenmarkInternationalUNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationUNFCCCAdaptation 0.800EUR20112010-2011
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
  HungaryTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20112011
  New Zealand LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   1.300NZD20112010
Burkina FasoIUCN Adaptation FundSweden IUCN Adaptation FundIUCN - International Union for Conservation of NatureAdaptation 2.160EUR20112010-2012
  Norway SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   2.500USD20112010
  Norway Global Crop Diversity TrustGCTD  2.500USD20112010
 CONGO BASIN FORESTRY START UP FUNDUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCentral AfricaCongo Basin Forestry Start Up Fund MitigationREDD+2.870EUR20112010-2011
Developing CountriesContribution to UN-REDDJapan ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationForestry, REDD3.240USD2011Mar 2010
  Norway GEEREF - The Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund Mitigation 3.300USD20112010
 Forest Carbon partnership facility - Readiness FundItalyMultilateralForest Carbon Partnership Facility - Readiness Fund MitigationREDD+3.840EUR20112010
  European Union1 SCCF - Special Climate Change Fund   4.000EUR20112010
  SpainInternationalSCCF - Special Climate Change FundGEFAdaptation 4.000EUR20112010-11
 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
  Norway LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   4.100USD20112010
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
  Australia LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund   9.000AUD2011 
  Norway Forest Carbon Partnership Facility - Readiness Fund Mitigation 9.200USD20112010
BangladeshBangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundSweden Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundGovt. of BangladeshAdaptation 9.700EUR20112010-2012
GlobalGlobal Climate Partnership Fund (GCPF)Germany2 Global Climate Partnership Fund (GCPF)KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau)Mitigation 10.000EUR2011
  BelgiumTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries FundN.A.Adaptation 10.000EUR2011Starting November 2010
Global Germany2 Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR2011
  DenmarkInternationalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 10.700EUR20112010-
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.000EUR2011 
 Contribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)JapanAsia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2011Mar 2010
  Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
 Support capacity building for adaptationAustralia LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
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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
Somalia Norway   Adaptation -0.025USD2013Disbursed 2012
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20122010
Viet NamThe project aims to expand the flood forecasting and warning system put into place throughout phase 1 in Vietnamese regions affected by climate change, to enhance the predictability of floods and the community response.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR2013Not defined yet, possible start 2013
AfghanistanThe initiative aims at supporting vulnerable people in Herat and other Afghan Provinces, providing first relief and improving accessibility to basic social and health services.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR20132013-2014
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)PROSEDERSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Sustainable Management of Natural Resources GESTORSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
GeorgiaActivity in the framework of Agreement between the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of GeorgiaLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20112010
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.002EUR20132010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Cambodia Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD2013Total 2010-2012
 Project aims to improve knowledge of certification of organic livestock farming.Lithuania   Adaptation 0.009EUR20132011
Republic of MoldovaProject aims to improve knowledge of certification of organic livestock farming.Lithuania   Adaptation 0.009EUR20122011
KenyaBuilding of the water supply installation in the rural area in KenyaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
KyrgyzstanImprovement of the access to water in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
NigeriaImprovement of the access to water in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
EthiopiaLivelihood support programme, diversifying peoples livelihoods, increasoing their resilience through development of sustainable agri tourism industry.Ireland  TESFAAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
Ukraine NorwayEurope Regional  Adaptation 0.011USD20122011
Ukraine Norway   Adaptation 0.011USD2013Total 2010-2012
Democratic Republic of the Congo Norway   Adaptation 0.013USD2013Disbursed 2010
Sri Lanka NorwayAsia Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
Democratic Republic of the Congo Norway   Adaptation 0.014USD2013Disbursed 2011
Democratic Republic of the Congo NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
MadagascarA water harvesting system which will provide access to water to a community within a region which is very arid, hot and exposed to cyclones and also has clay soil which leaves rain water to remain on the ground. Malta   Adaptation 0.015EUR20132012
Lebanon Italy   Adaptation 0.015EUR20132009-2011
NicaraguaEconomic development for integrated management and climate change adaptation in priority watersheds in the Gulf of FonsecaSpain  Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)Adaptation 0.016EUR20132012
IndiaExpert on West Bengal Piped Water Supply Project in the District of PuruliaJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.017USD2013Sep - 2012
EthiopiaTraining session to improve living and environmental conditions in order to adapt to the climate change.Malta   Adaptation 0.019EUR2013
EthiopiaTraining session to improve living and environmental conditions in order to adapt to the climate change.Malta   Adaptation 0.019EUR2012 
SingaporeThe trainig for integrated water resources and environment management policyJapan   AdaptationWater and Sanitation0.020USD2011Aug 2010
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1 Note for European Union. In some cases information is only a sample of projects that has been made available, thus the individual figures do not necessarily add up to the sum total made available by a specific Member State.

2 Note for Germany 2011.

3 Note for Japan 2012.