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

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

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Recipient Party

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

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartySort by this columnRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Bequia Sustainable Water Supply (Project overall A$1.1 million, fast-start component A$110,000)AustraliaCaribbean    0.110AUD2012 
 Green Building Council of South Africa—Cato Manor AustraliaAfrica Regional    0.125AUD2012 
South AfricaCato Manor Green Street Phase 2: With A$125,000, the Cato Manor Green Street Phase 2 project completed a ‘green’ retrofit of 26 low-income houses in Durban, South Africa, installing solar water heaters, energy efficient lighting, heat-insulation cookers, roof insulation, rainwater tanks, food gardens and fruit trees. In addition to the retrofit itself, the project provided short-term employment and training to nine community members and leveraged an additional A$25,000 in complementary investment. In a country aiming to build 3 million low-cost homes by 2025, the project is now being used to demonstrate the health, livelihood and energy saving benefits of incorporating energy efficiency and emissions reduction measures into low-cost housing construction. The project is an example of what can be achieved on a very small budget if carefully designed with clear results in mind.Australia     0.125AUD2013 
 UNFCCC workshop for the Adaptation Fund; Adaptation (multilateral)Australia   Adaptation 0.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Green Climate Fund administrative contribution (adaptation)Australia   Adaptation 0.250AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Green Climate Fund administrative contribution (mitigation)Australia   Mitigation 0.250AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
AOSISAustralia has also allocated A$1.5 million in fast-start funding to support the secretariat of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), with A$0.5 million already disbursed, as it represents the interests of SIDS in international negotiations.Australia     0.500AUDUpdate 2011 
 Lites.asia (energy efficiency)Australia  Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards (lites.asia)Mitigation 0.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Timor-Leste$900,000 Australian Government project: Through the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program, Australia is supporting the Government of East Timor to better understand and manage groundwater resources in a changing climate.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)  0.650AUDUpdate 2011 
 Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards: Australia supports Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards (lites.asia) a regional network of lighting efficiency policy makers and regulators promoting regional cooperation on lighting energy efficiency issues. Lites.asia assists partner countries to undertake regulatory and policy reform to support low-emission development and encourage private sector investment through harmonised lighting standards. The overall goal is to make energy efficient lighting products available to all consumers in the Asia-Pacific region. Lites.asia arose out of a meeting in October 2009, when representatives from Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, USA and Viet Nam met to discuss the potential benefits of regional co-operation on the development of lighting standards. Today over 600 participants from 20 economies actively collaborate on projects, participate in IEC meetings, and share knowledge on local standards and labelling via the internet and in regional meetings.Australia  Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards (lites.asia)  0.750AUD2013 
Solomon IslandsThrough the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program, Australia is working in partnership with the Government of Solomon Islands, NGOs and a range of universities to support subsistence communities in Solomon Islands' Greater Roviana Lagoon area to build social and ecological resilience to climate change.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)Adaptation 0.825AUDUpdate 2011 
South AfricaSouth Africa Land Sector MRV Capacity Building Project: South Africa, like Australia, faces huge challenges when it comes to understanding and measuring emissions from its land sector. Drawing on its specialised experience in this area, Australia is supporting the South African government to build its capacity and expertise in the measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) of emissions from the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) sector. Under the project, South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs has recruited two new land sector MRV experts who will establish a strategic plan for the development of a comprehensive AFOLU sector MRV system for South Africa. The experts are being supported by an administrative assistant and a research assistant, who are also employed under the project.Australia     0.875AUD2013 
 Support international meetings, including the interim international REDD+ Partnership, and REDD+ researchAustralia   MitigationREDD+1.000AUD2011 
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance programMitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 UNDP Low Emissions Capacity Building ProgramAustralia   Mitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 UNFCCC MRV programAustralia   Mitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Viet Nam Low Carbon Rice Project: Australia is assisting rice farmers in the Mekong Delta to change the way they cultivatestheir rice crops to reduce greenhouse gas emission from rice production, while enhancing yields, creating environmental co-benefits, and providing supplementary income through the international carbon market. Implemented by the Environmental Defense Fund, the objectives of the project align with a number of national strategies, ensuring harmonisation with national-level planning. For example, Viet Nam’s National Green Growth Strategy outlines a commitment to join international efforts to reduce GHG emissions, recognising that promoting low-carbon growth also has broader benefits for sustainable development. The project also supports the Vietnamese Governments’ National Strategic Vision to 2030 for rice production and food security, which recognises the Mekong Delta as crucial to food security, both for Viet Nam and the world.AustraliaMekong Delta    1.300AUD2013 
 Support for the secretariat function of the Alliance of Small Islands States (AOSIS); Adaptation (multilateral)Australia   Adaptation 1.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Support efforts to boost international progress on REDD+, with a strong focus on MRV.Australia    REDD+2.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Papua New GuineaA further A$2 million will be invested in bilateral cooperation on REDD+ with Papua New Guinea.Australia   MitigationREDD+2.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 Savanna Fire Management Initiative: Through a new methodology developed under Australia’s Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), Indigenous communities and pastoralists in tropical north Australia are reducing emissions by reintroducing traditional-style early dry season savanna burning practices. The CFI is allowing these groups to receive payments for the reduction, supplementing other income streams. Australia is now exploring the applicability of this methodology in developing countries, in collaboration with the United Nations University and the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. The initiative will share Australia’s savanna fire management mitigation methodology and project experience with developing countries, while also laying the groundwork for establishing projects by identifying potential pilot sites and in-country partners.AustraliaPacific island countries    2.250AUD2013 
 Australia has also invested A$40 million (of which A$2.4 million is fast-start) in the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience, which aims to demonstrate ways in which climate risk and resilience may be integrated into core development planning and implementation in a range of Pacific countries, including Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Tonga. African countries will also benefit from our contribution to the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience, including Zambia, Niger and Mozambique.Australia  World Bank Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR)  2.400AUDUpdate 2011 
 Other multilateral (mixed)Australia  World Bank Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR)  2.400AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Community level Climate Change fund for countries in the in the Mekong sub-region (adaptation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Adaptation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Community Level Climate Change fund for countries in the Mekong sub-region (mitigation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Mitigation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Climate Change PartnershipsAustralia   Mitigation 2.700 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Viet Nam The Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Program: This program builds upon Viet Nam’s existing energy efficiency standards and labelling program to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions that improve the country’s energy intensity and reduce carbon emissions. It also targets the Government of Viet Nam’s monitoring and verification capabilities. By fostering a high level of engagement with the Government of Vietnam and enlisting the support of international experts to advise on elements of the scheme, this project is building the capacity of government officials and helping to inform the development of policy and legislation.Australia     2.750AUD2013 
Developing CountriesMRV Capacity Building Program: Australia is supporting a range of developing countries in Africa and Asia to build their capacity to understand, quantify and report their greenhouse gas emissions, with a view to establishing robust and transparent national measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems. In designing the program, Australia took account of existing initiatives, such as the UNFCCC Regional MRV program, International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV, and UNDP’s Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme. Doing so was important to avoiding duplication, maximising coverage, and focusing Australia’s contribution to ensure it has the most impact. As the Program rolls out, Australia will continue to coordinate closely with associated programs and donors to ensure that our investments work in a complementary manner.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional    3.000AUD2013 
 Australia has recently allocated A$3 million to support a Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program to reduce emissions and create a more energy efficient electricity sector in the Pacific. This program focuses on aligning energy efficiency standards in everyday appliances like fridges, air conditioners and lighting with established standards in Australia and New Zealand.AustraliaPacific Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program  3.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 The Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards program: As a global leader in domestic energy efficiency policies, Australia is assisting twelve participating Pacific Island countries including Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Cook Islands to enact and implement standards and labelling regulations for appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, and lighting, thereby reducing energy use, emissions and energy bills. It has been estimated that the introduction of appliance energy efficiency standards and labelling in the Pacific region could reduce emissions by approximately 2,230 kt CO2 equivalent and save between US$600 and $900 million dollars over a fifteen year period (2011-2025).Australia  Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards program  3.000AUD2013 
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Institutions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstituteTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
SudanThe project will promote sustainable farming and strengthen capacities. The building of irrigation system will reduce the dependence on the weather and affect the local climate in positive way. The ambition of the project is also to offer applicable solutions how to resolve consequences of climate changes in the agricultural sector.Slovakia  SAIDCAdaptationAgriculture and water0.188EUR20132010-2011
SudanThe project will promote sustainable farming and strengthen capacities. The building of irrigation system will reduce the dependence on the weather and affect the local climate in positive way. The ambition of the project is also to offer applicable solutions how to resolve consequences of climate changes in the agricultural sector.Slovakia  SAIDCAdaptationAgriculture and water0.190EUR20122010-2011
SudanRestarting of Farming with Modern Technology at Maridi, South SudanSlovakia  SAIDCAdaptationAgriculture and water0.190EUR20112010-2011
ChinaProject for Total Emission Control of Nitrogen Oxide in AtmosphereJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationAir Pollution Control0.078USD2013Jul - 2012
PeruEnergy Renovation Infrastructure Assistance ProcgramJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationAir Pollution Control76.261USD2013Aug - 2012
ChinaFeasibility study of CDM for waste gas and remaining heat utilization in power sector in Xiangxi Province, ChinaJapan  Ministry of the EnvironmentMitigationAir Pollution Control, Energy and resource saving0.128USD2013Aug - 2010
ChinaWaste heat recovery and electricity generation project at a Chongqing cement plantJapan  Ministry of the EnvironmentMitigationAir Pollution Control, Energy and resource saving5.070USD2013Jul - 2010
  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
 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
 To enable flexible limited scale support to country partners in the near term to catalyse initial assessment, informed dialogue and action on addressing climate variability and changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Africa Climate Change Resource Facility All0.080EUR20122010-2011
 To make available better information on the scope, value and impacts of fossil-fuel subsidies, on the environment, society, and the economy.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational International Institute for Sustainable Development - Climate Change All0.080EUR20122010-2011
United Republic of TanzaniaEstablishment of a platform for CS organisation for advocacy, lobbying and raising awareness on climate change.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Support for Climate Change Forum - CS Network All0.080EUR20122011-2012
EthiopiaSupport organisational and institutional capacity growth within Ethiopian Government, civil society and the private sector to 1) increase resilience to current climate variability 2) adapt to future climate change and 3) benefit from the opportunities forUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Strategic Climate Institutions Programme (SCIP) All0.110EUR20122010-2011
Viet NamTo support the Vietnamese Government in policy and decision-making on climate changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  DFID-World Bank Climate Change Partnership All0.200EUR20122010-2011
MalawiTo support Malawi's efforts to respond effectively to climate change.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  DFID Malawi Climate Change Programme All0.230EUR20122010-2011
 To foster constructive dialogues and strengthen knowledge communities on trade and sustainable development.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development - Strategic Framework Agreement All0.290EUR20122010-2011
UgandaProvide timely, strategic financial and technical support to the climate change, oil and diversity task teams to facilitate their influencing agenda.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Strategic Influencing Fund All0.380EUR20122010-2011
 To support African Development Bank policy and programme delivery on climate changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional African Development Bank Technical Cooperation Arrangement - Climate Change All0.430EUR20122010-2011
United Republic of TanzaniaThe programme will provide strategic support in key areas such as the development of a National Climate Change strategy and climate financing mechanism to better position Tanzania to access climate finance and then ensure its effective delivery. It will also look at mainstreaming climate change in the budgeting and planning process.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Climate Change Insitutional Strengthening Programme All0.500EUR20122011-2012
IndonesiaTo provide support to the Investment and Policy framework for climate change adaptation and mitigationUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Support to climate change programme in Indonesia All1.380EUR20122010-2011
 To strengthen the voice of the poorest countries in international negotiations ensuring that their needs are reflected in international agreements.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Advocacy Fund All1.390EUR20122011-2012
 To enable transboundary adaptation to climate change, with equitable access to climate funding, in Southern AfricaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSouthern Africa Regional climate change programme All2.280EUR20122010-2011
GlobalThe programme provides advisory services to the further development and implementation of international and national biodiversity policies from a sustainable development perspective, and supports the integration of biodiversity-related objectives and activities into projects and programmes in partner countries. This includes approaches to the protection of ecosystems, to the sustainable use of biological diversity, and to issues of ecosystem-based adaptation and the mitigation potential of healthy and well-managed ecosystems. The project further develops capacity building tools, and supports partner countries and organisation in developing Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regulations and approaches for the benefit of local communities and the conservation of biodiversity.Germany  GIZAdaptationAll2.300EUR20122010-2012
 The programme provides advisory services to the further development and implementation of international and national biodiversity policies from a sustainable development perspective, and supports the integration of biodiversity-related objectives and activities into projects and programmes in partner countries. This includes approaches to the protection of ecosystems, to the sustainable use of biological diversity, and to issues of ecosystem-based adaptation and the mitigation potential of healthy and well-managed ecosystems. The project further develops capacity building tools, and supports partner countries and organisation in developing Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regulations and approaches for the benefit of local communities and the conservation of biodiversity.GermanyGlobal GIZAdaptationAll2.300EUR20132010-2012
KenyaThe intended outcome of the programme is that new mechanisms are established by the Govt. of Kenya, private sector and civil society to enable substantially expanded investments for increased resilience to climate change. There are three outputs to the programme focusing on: i) stronger policy and institutional framework established ii) private sector plays a catalytic role and 3) enhanced capacity of the civil society and media on climate change delivery and impact.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK) All4.150EUR20122011-2012
EthiopiaActivities to build Ethiopia's institutional capacity to respond to climate change. Includes working with private sector, government and civil society.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Strategic Climate Institutions Programme (SCIP) All6.410EUR20122011-2012
 The UK is supporting the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) to support developing countries to successfully build resilience to climate change, enable low carbon growth and tackle poverty. Decision-makers need access to the best available information, research and advice, such as basic climate impacts data and cost-benefit analysis of adaptation approachesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational CDKN (Climate & Development Knowledge Network) All9.790EUR20122011-2012
 That developing countries have improved access to high quality research and information in designing climate change policies and programmes by 2015.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Climate and development knowledge network All9.990EUR20122010-2011
 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
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Funds

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
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
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries FundUNFCCC / GEFAdaptation 0.134USD2013Allocation in 2011
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries FundUNFCCC / GEFAdaptation 0.134USD2012Allocation in 2011
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 0.150USD2011Planned allocation in 2011
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries FundUNFCCC / GEFAdaptation 0.150USD2013Allocation in 2012
 UNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationDenmarkInternationalUNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationUNFCCCAdaptation 0.800EUR20112010-2011
 Participation by developing countries in extraordinary meetings leading up to COP16DenmarkInterregionalUNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationUNFCCCAdaptation 0.800EUR20122010-2011
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20122011
 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 NAPA's.HungaryTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20122011
  HungaryTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20112011
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20132012
Burkina FasoIUCN Adaptation FundSweden IUCN Adaptation FundIUCN - International Union for Conservation of NatureAdaptation 2.160EUR20112010-2012
  SpainInternationalSCCF - Special Climate Change FundGEFAdaptation 4.000EUR20112010-11
 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
BangladeshBangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundSweden Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundGovt. of BangladeshAdaptation 9.700EUR20112010-2012
GlobalThe Adaptation Fund has been established by the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol of the UNFCCC to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries that are Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.Germany Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR20122010
Global Germany2 Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR2011
  BelgiumTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries FundN.A.Adaptation 10.000EUR2011Starting November 2010
 Contribution for Least Developed Countries Fund for Climate Change (LDCF)DenmarkInterregionalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 10.700EUR20122010-2012
  DenmarkInternationalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 10.700EUR20112010-
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.000EUR2011 
 Support to range of developing countries to implement concrete adaptation projects and programmes, with a focus on vulnerable communities.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.520EUR20122011-2012
 The Adaptation Fund has recently been working with the Solomon Islands to enhance its agricultural and food security and has endorsed future work with Fiji, Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands. The Adaptation Fund was designed to finance adaptation projects and programs in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, including Pakistan. Funding to these initiatives is to flow over financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13. A number of African countries are also receiving support through the Adaptation Fund including Eritrea and Senegal.Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
 Support capacity building for adaptationAustralia LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
  addresses the special needs of the 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs), which are especially vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change. Fund established by the UNFCCC and managed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF).United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 17.280EUR20122011-2012
 Increasing climate resilience among small-scale agricultural producers. Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalInternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation 19.850CAD2013 
GlobalIFAD's Agriculture Smallholder Adaptation Program (ASAP) is a new multi-donor grant co-financing programme that will be used to invest in climate resilience for smallholders. This new program will invest in a range of climate smart agriculture practices and technologies to help smallholder farmers, especially women, adapt to climate change by improving land and water management practices. This program will also help to strengthen individual and community level capacity on adaptation and weather-related disaster risk reduction. Canada International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation 19.850CAD2012FY 2011/2012
 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
 Supporting the preparation and implementation of National Adaptation Programmes of Action on Climate Change in Least Developed Countries. Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 20.000CAD2013 
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Regions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Assist governments and nongovernmental organizations with building and harmonizing regional capacity for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and, where possible, to build regional momentum by drawing lessons from Mexico's successful experience with REDD+.United States of America6 countries in Central America    4.000USD2012Beginning in FY 2011
 The CDKN provides 'deamand' driven research and policy advice on climate cahnge issues.Netherlands60 countries CDKN/ DfIDAdaptation, Mitigation 10.320EUR2013
Eritrea NorwayAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.005USD20122011
TunisiaWaste Water Management for IraqJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptation, MitigationWater Pollution Prevention0.009USD2013Oct - 2012
Democratic Republic of the Congo NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
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
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
United Republic of TanzaniaExpert for Irrigation Human Resource DevelopmentJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.026USD2013Sep - 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 Promoting African access to clean development mechanism and energy (PACE)Mitigation 0.030EUR20122010-2011
 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
Uganda NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation, Mitigation 0.032USD20122011
 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
Zimbabwe NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.036USD20122011
EthiopiaAdvisor to DG on Landslide related Disasters Mitigation ManagementJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationPrevention of Disaster and Rehabilitation0.043USD2013May - 2012
Côte d'Ivoire NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.047USD20122011
 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
 AFRICA CLIMATE CHANGE CHAMPIONSUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional   Unknown0.050EUR20112010-2011
 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
Nigeria NorwayAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.053USD20122011
Cameroon NorwayAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.058USD20122011
 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
 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  Mitigation 0.060USD2011Mar 2011
 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
 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
Mali NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation, Mitigation 0.061USD20122011
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, REDD0.070USD2013Apr - 2012
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Type/Activity

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 UNFCCC workshop for the Adaptation Fund; Adaptation (multilateral)Australia   Adaptation 0.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Green Climate Fund administrative contribution (adaptation)Australia   Adaptation 0.250AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Green Climate Fund administrative contribution (mitigation)Australia   Mitigation 0.250AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Lites.asia (energy efficiency)Australia  Lighting Information and Technical Exchange for Standards (lites.asia)Mitigation 0.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Solomon IslandsThrough the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program, Australia is working in partnership with the Government of Solomon Islands, NGOs and a range of universities to support subsistence communities in Solomon Islands' Greater Roviana Lagoon area to build social and ecological resilience to climate change.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)Adaptation 0.825AUDUpdate 2011 
 UNFCCC MRV programAustralia   Mitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 UNDP Low Emissions Capacity Building ProgramAustralia   Mitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance programMitigation 1.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Support international meetings, including the interim international REDD+ Partnership, and REDD+ researchAustralia   MitigationREDD+1.000AUD2011 
 Support for the secretariat function of the Alliance of Small Islands States (AOSIS); Adaptation (multilateral)Australia   Adaptation 1.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Support efforts to boost international progress on REDD+, with a strong focus on MRV.Australia    REDD+2.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Papua New GuineaA further A$2 million will be invested in bilateral cooperation on REDD+ with Papua New Guinea.Australia   MitigationREDD+2.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 Community level Climate Change fund for countries in the in the Mekong sub-region (adaptation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Adaptation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Community Level Climate Change fund for countries in the Mekong sub-region (mitigation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Mitigation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Climate Change PartnershipsAustralia   Mitigation 2.700 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Papua New GuineaThe Pacific Community-based Adaptation in Papua New Guinea (Manus and New Ireland)AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 3.500AUD2012 
Solomon IslandsUpgrading transport infrastructure in the Solomon Islands to reduce the risk of extreme weather events and coastal erosionAustralia   Adaptation 4.000AUD2011 
Solomon IslandsInvestment in upgrading transport infrastructure in the Solomon Islands to reduce the risk from extreme weather events and coastal erosion.Australia   Adaptation 4.000AUDUpdate 2011 
KiribatiAustralia is supporting improved water security, increased coastal resilience and strengthening government capacity to plan for and adapt to the impacts of climate change through a contribution to the third phase of the Kiribati Adaptation ProjectAustralia  Kiribati Adaptation ProjectAdaptation 5.000AUD2011 
KiribatiContribution to the Kiribati Adaptation Project to support Kiribati to improve its water security and coastal resilience.Australia   Adaptation 5.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)Mitigation 5.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaCaribbean International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 5.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Facilitating local adaptation action in the Pacific by funding community-based adaptation activities through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program and supporting Non-Government Organisations to address priority adaptation needs across multiple Pacific communitiesAustraliaPacific Global Environment Facility Small Grants ProgramAdaptation 5.500AUD2011 
Indonesia Australia  Indonesia's National Carbon Accounting SystemMitigationREDD+8.000AUD2011 
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Scaling-up Renewable Energy Program (SREP)Mitigation 9.100AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaAfrica Regional International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 10.000 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Mitigation (multilateral)Australia  Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Mitigation 10.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Support investments in renewable energy to meet growing energy needs under the Program on Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income CountriesAustralia  Program on Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Low emissions growth10.000AUD2011 
 Capacity-building and piloting new market instruments through the Partnership for Market ReadinessAustralia  Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR)  Low emissions growth10.000AUD2011 
Timor-LesteThe PASAP is a A$12 million program, of which A$10.2 million is fast-start finance. This program assists partners in the Pacific (and East Timor) to assess their vulnerability to climate change and integrate this information into their planning and development strategies with a focus on key sectors such as coastal stability and food and water security.Australia  Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP)Adaptation 10.200AUDUpdate 2011 
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