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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
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
RwandaPiloting output-based financing for climate change; To demonstrate the potential of a results-based finance, market-pull approach to promoting the deployment of low carbon, renewable energy technologies, to support the accelerated roll-out of modern energy services in rural Rwanda as part of the country'sUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland    All0.060EUR20122010-2011
ZimbabweTo provide knowledge and information on climate risks and vulnerability in urban areas in ZimbabweUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland    All0.070EUR20122010-2011
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
NepalSupport to climate change programme; To support the development of a strategic framework of action on climate change behind which stakeholders can align their responseUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland    All0.190EUR20122010-2011
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
United Republic of TanzaniaRenewable energy and adaptation climate technologies window (Africa Climate Change) Tanzania; To catalyse private sector investment and innovation in low cost, clean energy and climate change technologies in TanzaniaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland    All0.230EUR20122010-2011
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
RwandaSupport to low carbon development and climate change; Support the development of a path of robust low carbon and climate resilient economic growth and a comprehensive climate adaptation action plan.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland    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
GhanaGhana climate change and environmental governance; To support Government's policies and responses on climate change and environmental governanceUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland    All0.490EUR20122010-2011
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
GhanaClimate Change and Environmental Governance; Technical assistance to complement multi-donor sector budget support on Natural Resorces and Environmental Governance (with WB, EU, Netherlands and France) and development of National Climate Change Policy FrameworkUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland    All0.690EUR20122011-2012
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
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
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
GlobalIWP provides advisory services for the further development and application of international forestry policies from a development policy perspective, and supports the integration of forestry-related issues such as sustainable forest management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, REDD+ and capacity development into German development cooperation. It closely cooperates with projects and programmes in partner countries on the formulation of national policies, forest governance, climate protection, financing issues as well as forestry standards and sustainable use.Germany  GIZ All, REDD+3.600EUR2012 
GlobalIWP provides advisory services for the further development and application of international forestry policies from a development policy perspective, and supports the integration of forestry-related issues such as sustainable forest management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, REDD+ and capacity development into German development cooperation. It closely cooperates with projects and programmes in partner countries on the formulation of national policies, forest governance, climate protection, financing issues as well as forestry standards and sustainable use.Germany  GIZ All, REDD+3.600EUR2013 
GlobalStudy on clean development mechanism and genderFinland  MFA Finland/GreenStream Network OyjMitigationCDM, Gender0.030EUR20112010
GlobalThe aim of the study is to 1) create a set of criteria to be used for analyzing the impacts of CDM projects from gender perspective 2) study the social impacts that CDM project have on the local population from the gender perspective 3) identify project types that have the potential to create positive impacts among the local people, especially local women.Finland  MFA Finland/GreenStream Network OyjMitigationCDM, Gender0.030EUR20122010
Pacific Small Island Developing StatesThe project focused on preparing small island states for the Bali process. In the period 2008/2009 it involved: 1. An international conference on climate change diplomacy; 2. The development of an online course on climate change; and 3. Delivery of onliMalta  DiploFoundationAdaptationCapacity building0.025EUR2012The project ran from 2008 to 2010. The funds for 2010 were allocated from Fast-Start financing.
SIDSThe project focused on preparing small island states for the Bali process. In the period 2008/2009 it involved: 1. An international conference on climate change diplomacy; 2. The development of an online course on climate change; and 3. Delivery of onliMalta  DiploFoundationAdaptationCapacity building0.025EUR20132008-2010
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Contributing Parties

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivitySort by this columnAmount (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
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
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
Mexico Norway   Mitigation 0.000USD20112010
Mali Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.000USD20112010
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Institutions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstituteTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
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
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
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.
GlobalStudy on clean development mechanism and genderFinland  MFA Finland/GreenStream Network OyjMitigationCDM, Gender0.030EUR20112010
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
 Two demonstration energy projectsSloveniaWestern Balkans NGOsMitigationInvestment project0.030EUR20112010-2011
UkraineAn exchange of experience in the field of system solutions and good practices in energy efficiency in Poland and UkrainePoland  Association for Innovation and Technology Transfer "Horizons"Adaptation 0.040EUR20112010
MontenegroExpanded energy survey of public facilities and economic evaluation of the biomass heating systemSlovenia  EkoidejaMitigationInvestment project0.040EUR20112010-2011
GeorgiaForestry Education in schools in Kvemo Kartii in GeorgiaPoland  Polish Embassy in Georgia Disaster risk reduction0.040EUR20112010
GeorgiaPreparation of a concept model of forestry in Georgia in the example of the Racza RegionPoland  Forest Research Institute Disaster risk reduction0.050EUR20112010
Developing Countries Iceland  Women's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO) - Women's Delegates Fund Capacity building0.050USD2011Planned allocation in 2011
GeorgiaSupport for the reform of forestry - protection of forests by strengthening the competence of forestersPoland  Polish Embassy in Georgia Disaster risk reduction0.060EUR20112010
AfghanistanHydoelectric power station in GelanPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.070EUR20112010
UkraineTwo countries - one energy efficiency programme. Polish-Ukrainian cooperation in the supranational European Commission initiative entitled Covenant of MayorsPoland  Association of Municipalities - Polish Network "Energie Cites"Adaptation 0.090EUR20112010
EthiopiaCapacity development in the field of engineering geology and hydrogeologyCzech Republic  Aquatest a.s. Capacity building0.100EUR20112010-2012
Indonesia, Thailand, Viet NamVulnerability assessment and adaptation to climate change for water resource management in coastal cities of Southeast AsiaGermany2  Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)Adaptation 0.100EUR201111/2011-10/2014
KenyaCapacity Building for Activities Concerning Climate Change MRV System and AdaptationSlovakia  SAIDCAdaptation, MitigationCapacity building for MRV0.100EUR20112010-2011
Guinea-BissauAccess to waterPortugal  VIDAAdaptation 0.100EUR20112010
SenegalTerritorial approach to climate change (TACC), SenegalBelgium  Walloon Agency for Air and Climate (Walloon Region)Adaptation, Mitigation 0.100EUR2011Starting November 2010
UkraineEnergy efficiency planning for the benefit of budget and climate in UkrainePoland  Polish-Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation PAUCIAdaptation 0.120EUR20112010
KenyaForest Protection Strategy for Improved Carbon Balance and Preservation of Biodiversity Despite Climate ChangeSlovakia  SAIDCAdaptationCapacity building0.120EUR20112010-2011
Sao Tome and PrincipeSolar panels in schoolsPortugal  TESEMitigation 0.120EUR20112010
UkraineExchange of experience between the Polish agricultural advisory and Ukraine in the field of agricultural development including environmental and renewable energy sourcesPoland  The Warmia and Masuria Center of Agricultural Advisory SupportAdaptation 0.120EUR20112010
 Global Alliance for Clean CookstovesMaltaVarious Global Alliance for Clean CookstovesMitigation 0.125EUR20112010
LDCs Iceland  UNU training programs in Iceland Capacity building0.150USD2011Planned allocation in 2011
MongoliaWater supply - extention of water resources in the province of OrkhonCzech Republic  Geomin cooperativeAdaptation 0.160EUR20112010-2012
SerbiaSolar Energy for Handicapped Children in SerbiaSlovakia  SAIDCMitigationTechnology0.160EUR20112010-2011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Creating a regional system of protected areas, indigenous lands and forests for integrated sustainable management of the Amazon Bolivia. Aid. 8378/CESVI/BOLItaly  CESVI (NGO)Mitigation 0.180EUR20112008-2010 (only the contribution for 2010 has been considered in the column "Contribution by EU or MS (million€)"
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Funds

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Five projects in advance of the main Congo Basin Project Fund, with a goal of increasing the capacity of the people and institutions in Congo Basin forest communities to manage and protect their forests sustainably. The projects were initiated whilst the mechanisms of the main CBFF Fund were being established. Their intention was to signal the range and type of projects the CBFF could support.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica RegionalCongo Basin Forestry Start Up Fund  REDD+0.560EUR20122011-2012
 Africa Sustainable Forestry FundSpainAfrica RegionalGlobal Environment Fund MitigationREDD+15.100EUR20112010-
 Established in 1990, the Global Environment Fund (GEF) promotes solutions to environmental and energy challenges. The Africa Sustainable Forestry Fundf is based on investments in forest management and forestry.SpainAfrica RegionalGlobal Environment Fund MitigationREDD+15.100EUR20122010-
 Established in 1990, the Global Environment Fund (GEF) promotes solutions to environmental and energy challenges. In this context, the Africa Sustainable Forestry Fund focuses on investments in forest management and forestry.SpainAfrica RegionalGlobal Environment Fund MitigationREDD+15.157EUR20132010-
NigeriaMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Nigeria, 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 AmericaAfrica RegionalClean Technology Fund (CTF)World Bank, the African Development Bank, and the International Finance Corporation  250.000USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
 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
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
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
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
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
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
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector6.500USD2012Jan 2011
 Contribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)JapanAsia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2011Mar 2010
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2012Mar 2010
GlobalSupport the demonstration, deployment and transfer of low caron technologiesCanadaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)  Multi-sector100.000CAD2012FY 2012/2013
Chile, India, NigeriaCanada is contributing $200 million in fast-start financing to the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) of the Climate Investments Funds (with $100 million delivered in Canada's fical year 2011/12 and $100 million in 2012/13). The Climate Investment Funds are a pair of funds to help developing countries pilot low-emissions and climate-resilient development. Canada was already a leading contributor in the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) of the CIFs, with $100M provided as a grant over 2008/09-2009/10. The CTF promotes scaled-up financing for demonstration, deployment and transfer of low-carbon technologies with significant potential for long-term greenhouse gas emissions savings. Consistent with a decision of the CIF Board, Canada's contribution to the CTF will support the investment plans of projects in Chile, Nigeria and India.CanadaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 100.000CAD2012FY 2011/2012
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
ChileMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Chile, 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 AmericaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)   200.000USDUpdate 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
 Start-up funding for the interim establishment and operation of the Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) and the delivery of a small regional project portfolio responding to immediate national and regional demands and pressures faced by the forests of the CongoUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCentral AfricaCongo Basin Forestry Start Up Fund  REDD+2.870EUR20122010-2011
 CONGO BASIN FORESTRY START UP FUNDUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCentral AfricaCongo Basin Forestry Start Up Fund MitigationREDD+2.870EUR20112010-2011
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
 Helping local communities in forest zones to secure sustainable livelihoods and deforestation. Grant Financing.CanadaCongo BasinCongo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)  Forests and Agriculture20.000CAD2013 
 "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCongo BasinCongo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)  REDD+39.910EUR20122010-2011
  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCongo BasinCongo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) MitigationREDD+39.910EUR20112010-2011
 Supporting United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) activities; Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalUNFCCC Trust Fund for Participation  Crosscutting issues1.000CAD2013 
 Supporting United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) activities; Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalUNFCCC Supplementary Fund  Crosscutting issues1.650CAD2013 
 Supporting capacity building and demonstrating projects to effectively sequester/conserve carbon in forest and agro-ecosystems.Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalBioCarbon Plus Fund  Forests and Agriculture4.500CAD2013 
 Increasing climate resilience among small-scale agricultural producers. Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalInternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation 19.850CAD2013 
 Supporting the preparation and implementation of National Adaptation Programmes of Action on Climate Change in Least Developed Countries. Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 20.000CAD2013 
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Regions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Bequia Sustainable Water Supply (Project overall A$1.1 million, fast-start component A$110,000)AustraliaCaribbean    0.110AUD2012 
 Green Building Council of South Africa—Cato Manor AustraliaAfrica Regional    0.125AUD2012 
 Viet Nam Low Carbon Rice Project: Australia is assisting rice farmers in the Mekong Delta to change the way they cultivatestheir rice crops to reduce greenhouse gas emission from rice production, while enhancing yields, creating environmental co-benefits, and providing supplementary income through the international carbon market. Implemented by the Environmental Defense Fund, the objectives of the project align with a number of national strategies, ensuring harmonisation with national-level planning. For example, Viet Nam’s National Green Growth Strategy outlines a commitment to join international efforts to reduce GHG emissions, recognising that promoting low-carbon growth also has broader benefits for sustainable development. The project also supports the Vietnamese Governments’ National Strategic Vision to 2030 for rice production and food security, which recognises the Mekong Delta as crucial to food security, both for Viet Nam and the world.AustraliaMekong Delta    1.300AUD2013 
 Savanna Fire Management Initiative: Through a new methodology developed under Australia’s Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), Indigenous communities and pastoralists in tropical north Australia are reducing emissions by reintroducing traditional-style early dry season savanna burning practices. The CFI is allowing these groups to receive payments for the reduction, supplementing other income streams. Australia is now exploring the applicability of this methodology in developing countries, in collaboration with the United Nations University and the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. The initiative will share Australia’s savanna fire management mitigation methodology and project experience with developing countries, while also laying the groundwork for establishing projects by identifying potential pilot sites and in-country partners.AustraliaPacific island countries    2.250AUD2013 
 Community Level Climate Change fund for countries in the Mekong sub-region (mitigation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Mitigation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Community level Climate Change fund for countries in the in the Mekong sub-region (adaptation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Adaptation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Developing CountriesMRV Capacity Building Program: Australia is supporting a range of developing countries in Africa and Asia to build their capacity to understand, quantify and report their greenhouse gas emissions, with a view to establishing robust and transparent national measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems. In designing the program, Australia took account of existing initiatives, such as the UNFCCC Regional MRV program, International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV, and UNDP’s Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme. Doing so was important to avoiding duplication, maximising coverage, and focusing Australia’s contribution to ensure it has the most impact. As the Program rolls out, Australia will continue to coordinate closely with associated programs and donors to ensure that our investments work in a complementary manner.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional    3.000AUD2013 
 Australia has recently allocated A$3 million to support a Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program to reduce emissions and create a more energy efficient electricity sector in the Pacific. This program focuses on aligning energy efficiency standards in everyday appliances like fridges, air conditioners and lighting with established standards in Australia and New Zealand.AustraliaPacific Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program  3.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Papua New GuineaThe Pacific Community-based Adaptation in Papua New Guinea (Manus and New Ireland)AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 3.500AUD2012 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaCaribbean International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 5.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Facilitating local adaptation action in the Pacific by funding community-based adaptation activities through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program and supporting Non-Government Organisations to address priority adaptation needs across multiple Pacific communitiesAustraliaPacific Global Environment Facility Small Grants ProgramAdaptation 5.500AUD2011 
 Fast-start scale-up of successful pilot project in the Mekong DeltaAustraliaAsia Regional, Mekong Delta    9.600AUD2012 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaAfrica Regional International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 10.000 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaSouth Asia International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 12.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaSoutheast Asia International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 15.800 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Funding to the Caribbean to support key regional organisations and fund local level adaptation activitiesAustraliaCaribbean  Adaptation 16.500AUD2011 
 Investments are primarily made via regional adaptation funding. A$16.5 million fast-start funding (of a total A$17.5 million commitment) has been allocated, and adaptation projects are currently being programmed. These projects focus on supporting regional partners and communities in the Caribbean to address vulnerabilities associated with climate change, and to assist in natural disaster preparation and response planning. This includes an allocation of A$2.3 million to Caribsave, the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, for activities that will improve the capacity of Caribbean countries to reduce their vulnerability and enhance their resilience to natural disasters.AustraliaCaribbean  Adaptation 16.500AUDUpdate 2011 
  Energising Development partnership: Australia is supporting the Energising Development partnership (EnDev) to develop sustainable markets for improved cooking technologies in developing countries including in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The unsustainable collection of fuel wood is an important driver of forest degradation. Australia’s support will promote sustainable cooking technologies as well as a better understanding of the relationship between fuel wood use and deforestation and forest degradation. In supporting the EnDev Partnership, Australia is helping to build an existing initiative that has a proven track record in delivering access to sustainable energy. The lead agency for implementing the Partnership is Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) which has a large and well established network in developing countries, ensuring that supported activities are responsive to regional and local as well as national needs.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional, Latin America    20.000AUD2013 
  AustraliaSouth Asia  Adaptation 23.000AUD2011 
 Through ICCAI, Australia is investing up to A$23 million in South Asia to improve climate resilience and build climate risk into vulnerable sector management. This funding is currently being programmed, with the majority of funding to be invested in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.AustraliaSouth Asia  Adaptation 23.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  AustraliaAfrica Regional  Adaptation 25.000AUD2011 
 The majority of Australia's fast-start finance that is flowing directly to Africa is channelled primarily through ICCAI, with A$25 million being allocated to adaptation. This investment is currently being programmed and will focus on water resource management, food security and agricultural productivity.AustraliaAfrica Regional  Adaptation 25.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  AustraliaSoutheast Asia  Adaptation 48.000AUD2011 
 Through ICCAI, Australia is investing up to A$48 million directly in South East Asia to improve climate resilience and build climate risk into vulnerable sector management. This funding is currently being programmed, with the majority of funding to be invested in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.AustraliaSoutheast Asia  Adaptation 48.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 A$134 million of fast-start funding under ICCAI is allocated to the Pacific. Over A$54 million has been invested, including through two key programs, the Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP) and the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP).AustraliaPacific    54.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 The remaining A$80 million of adaptation investments in the Pacific are projected to be disbursed over the next two financial years. These will support a range of activities, including: A$32 million to support climate change science and adaptation planning to provide better information regarding climate risks and to build resilience to future climate change. A$30 million for bilateral investments that will focus on integrating climate risk and adaptation into key development sectors, including food and water security and infrastructure protection, for concrete on-the-ground actions. A$11 million to partner with non-government organisations (NGOs) to meet local level adaptation needs. A$7 million to work with key regional organisations, including the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) to implement climate change programs.AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 80.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaPacific International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 88.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
  AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
SIDSAustralia is assisting to build resilience and integrate climate risk into key vulnerable sectors in the Pacific.AustraliaPacific Australia's International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
 The project aims at strenthening the national and international practice-oriented dialogue and capacity development concerning burning issues at the environment and development interface - focusing mainly on climate change related challenges. For 2011 it includes support to of the annual meeting of the Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP). Common PEP-approaches to pro-poor natural resource management, climate change adaptation and mitigation in the context of nationally-owned Green Economy are discussed and developed.AustriaBilateral unallocated variousAdaptation, Mitigation 0.020EUR20122011
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Type/Activity

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