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

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

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Recipient Party

Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
Somalia Norway   Adaptation -0.025USD2013Disbursed 2012
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20122010
AfghanistanThe initiative aims at supporting vulnerable people in Herat and other Afghan Provinces, providing first relief and improving accessibility to basic social and health services.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR20132013-2014
Viet NamThe project aims to expand the flood forecasting and warning system put into place throughout phase 1 in Vietnamese regions affected by climate change, to enhance the predictability of floods and the community response.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR2013Not defined yet, possible start 2013
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)PROSEDERSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Sustainable Management of Natural Resources GESTORSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
GeorgiaActivity in the framework of Agreement between the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of GeorgiaLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20112010
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.002EUR20132010
Cambodia Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD2013Total 2010-2012
Republic of MoldovaProject aims to improve knowledge of certification of organic livestock farming.Lithuania   Adaptation 0.009EUR20122011
KenyaBuilding of the water supply installation in the rural area in KenyaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
KyrgyzstanImprovement of the access to water in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
NigeriaImprovement of the access to water in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
EthiopiaLivelihood support programme, diversifying peoples livelihoods, increasoing their resilience through development of sustainable agri tourism industry.Ireland  TESFAAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
Ukraine NorwayEurope Regional  Adaptation 0.011USD20122011
Ukraine Norway   Adaptation 0.011USD2013Total 2010-2012
Democratic Republic of the Congo Norway   Adaptation 0.013USD2013Disbursed 2010
Sri Lanka NorwayAsia Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
Democratic Republic of the Congo Norway   Adaptation 0.014USD2013Disbursed 2011
Democratic Republic of the Congo NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
MadagascarA water harvesting system which will provide access to water to a community within a region which is very arid, hot and exposed to cyclones and also has clay soil which leaves rain water to remain on the ground. Malta   Adaptation 0.015EUR20132012
Lebanon Italy   Adaptation 0.015EUR20132009-2011
NicaraguaEconomic development for integrated management and climate change adaptation in priority watersheds in the Gulf of FonsecaSpain  Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)Adaptation 0.016EUR20132012
IndiaExpert on West Bengal Piped Water Supply Project in the District of PuruliaJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.017USD2013Sep - 2012
EthiopiaTraining session to improve living and environmental conditions in order to adapt to the climate change.Malta   Adaptation 0.019EUR2013
EthiopiaTraining session to improve living and environmental conditions in order to adapt to the climate change.Malta   Adaptation 0.019EUR2012 
GlobalThe Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)Lithuania  World BankAdaptation 0.020EUR2011 
EthiopiaLivelihood support programme, diversifying peoples livelihoods, increasoing their resilience through development of sustainable agri tourism industry.Ireland  TESFAAdaptation 0.020EUR20122011
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Contributing Parties

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionSort by this columnFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation 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
 PROMOTING AFRICAN ACCESS TO CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM AND ENERGY (PACE)United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional  Mitigation 0.030EUR20112010-2011
 Scope possible support to provide poor people and communities across sub-Saharan Africa with access to international carbon finance. In particular the Programme should demonstrate how poor communities can use carbon markets to benefit from cost-effectiveUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Promoting African access to clean development mechanism and energy (PACE)Mitigation 0.030EUR20122010-2011
 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
 PAN AFRICA DISASTER RISK POOL FOR FOOD SECURITYUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.030EUR20112010-2011
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
 AFRICA CLIMATE CHANGE CHAMPIONSUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional   Unknown0.050EUR20112010-2011
 Increase Africa voice and influence for a new international climate change agreement.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Africa Climate Change Champions All0.050EUR20122010-2011
 Improvement in fertility of the sandy soils in the semi-arid West Africa through organic matter managementJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs CGIARAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.052USD2013Dec - 2010
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.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. 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 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
KenyaSupport project for forest and water environment preservation in KenyaJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesMitigationForestry, REDD0.070USD2013Apr - 2012
RwandaIrrigation AdvisorJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.070USD2013Jun - 2011
MozambiqueIrrigation AdvisorJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.070USD2013Jun - 2012
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Institutions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstituteTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
 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
 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 0.024EUR20132011
 Support for civil society interventions on climate change issues, a technical counselling facility, participation from developing countries in Cartagena meeting, and administrationDenmarkInterregional variousAdaptation, Mitigation 7.400EUR20132012-2015
  SwedenVarious variousAdaptation 27.230EUR20122010-2011
 Disaster risk reductionSwedenVarious variousAdaptation 27.230EUR20132010-2011
  SwedenVarious variousAdaptation 30.000EUR2011 
  European Union1  other UN  1.200EUR20132012
KyrgyzstanHouse insulation and construction of efficient stoves; 2010/2453/9087; Realization: 2011/12/; RunningLiechtenstein  Zerger Watershed Region; "Public Foundation CAMP Alatoo"Adaptation, Mitigation 0.190USD20122011/2012
ZambiaTo support the Government of Zambia to integrate climate resilience into its development planning, and provide scaled-up support to priority public and private investmentsUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Zambia Climate Resilience ProgrammeAdaptation 0.090EUR20122010-2011
Dominican Republic, Haiti, JamaicaIn the Caribbean, island nations are largely dependent on energy imports, including oil. This dependence leads to higher energy costs, reduced competitiveness, price fluctuations, reduced energy security, and often an unreliable energy infrastructure. Dependence on foreign fossil fuels also leads to high greenhouse gas emissions. The project goal is to work with the local governments, business leaders, utilities, academia, and civil society groups to develop low-carbon strategies for the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Haiti. The project will include renewable resource assessments and mapping, technical, social and economic assessments, and a full-scope policy analysis of potential renewable energy zones and energy efficiency projects. The project will develop and communicate low-carbon strategies in climate vulnerable countries (Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti) via renewable resource and energy efficiency assessments, research, evaluation of technological and economic issues, and analysis of policies. Final product are policy roadmaps for decision makers with specific steps to implement. GermanyGreater Antilles of the Caribbean Worldwatch InstituteMitigation 1.351EUR201311/2010-01/2013
Dominican Republic, Haiti, JamaicaIn the Caribbean, island nations are largely dependent on energy imports, including oil. This dependence leads to higher energy costs, reduced competitiveness, price fluctuations, reduced energy security, and often an unreliable energy infrastructure. Dependence on foreign fossil fuels also leads to high greenhouse gas emissions. The project goal is to work with the local governments, business leaders, utilities, academia, and civil society groups to develop low-carbon strategies for the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Haiti. The project will include renewable resource assessments and mapping, technical, social and economic assessments, and a full-scope policy analysis of potential renewable energy zones and energy efficiency projects. The project will develop and communicate low-carbon strategies in climate vulnerable countries (Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti) via renewable resource and energy efficiency assessments, research, evaluation of technological and economic issues, and analysis of policies. Final product are policy roadmaps for decision makers with specific steps to implement. GermanyGreater Antilles of the Caribbean Worldwatch InstituteMitigation 1.400EUR201211/2010-01/2013
ThailandThis project aims to create a cost effective, high resolution forest carbon basemap as the Thai Government's inventory and put into place a credible, transparent carbon monitoring system for REDD+. Capacity-building and the development of a sub-national pilot project design document will contribute to Thailand's ability to design and benefit from a range of new carbon financing mechanisms and to better understand how co-benefits are identified, measured and monitored. A structured experience-sharing programme will ensure that insights from the project contribute to regional uptake of forest carbon conservation and financing mechanisms. The proposed project activities will establish a solid foundation of policy and technical expertise and will facilitate Thailand becoming a technology and training hub for regional forest monitoring and conservation.Germany  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Germany REDD1.700EUR201208/2011-08/2014
ThailandThis project aims to create a cost effective, high resolution forest carbon basemap as the Thai Government’s inventory and put into place a credible, transparent carbon monitoring system for REDD+. Capacity-building and the development of a sub-national pilot project design document will contribute to Thailand’s ability to design and benefit from a range of new carbon financing mechanisms and to better understand how co-benefits are identified, measured and monitored. A structured experience-sharing programme will ensure that insights from the project contribute to regional uptake of forest carbon conservation and financing mechanisms. The proposed project activities will establish a solid foundation of policy and technical expertise and will facilitate Thailand becoming a technology and training hub for regional forest monitoring and conservation.Germany  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Germany REDD1.730EUR201308/2011-08/2014
ParaguayThe Atlantic Forest, Pantanal and Chaco Ecoregions are threatened by increasing land conversion, especially the conversion of forest due to growing soy production and livestock breeding. Working with Paraguayan government and local communities at the national, sub national and site level, this project will provide the necessary capacities to protect and enhance forest and high carbon stock areas and at the same time support ecosystems and social benefits in the key biodiversity areas. The focus is set on development and testing of bottom-up tailor-made REDD+ projects for local communities and indigenous people. All activities will be carried out in close cooperation with governmental institutions and civil society organizations and will be integrated into the development of the national REDD+ strategies and programmes. Germany  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Germany REDD+2.128EUR201309/2012-08/2015
Brazil, Colombia, IndonesiaBalancing Land Use Management, Sustainable Biomass Production and Conservation - a Practical Multi-stakeholder Approach to Land Use Planning for Climate Change MitigationGermany2  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - GermanyMitigationREDD2.700EUR201102/2010-04/2013
Brazil, Colombia, IndonesiaThe goal of the project is the development of a land use planning framework in partnership with major land users, government partners, communities and conservation groups to avoid greenhouse gas emissions.Germany  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Germany REDD2.700EUR201202/2010-04/2013
Philippines, TurkeyThe project will establish country specific Low Carbon Plans (LCP). These LCPs will be the basis to create momentum for the uptake of mitigation and adaptation targets and measures in government policies and programmes as well as by civil society, and the business sector. The LCPs will start from emission reduction targets set for 2050, and will analyse all relevant sectors, taking into account carbon emissions, efficiency potential, policy options, drivers of and barriers to change. The LCPs will deliver recommendations on the policies and actions necessary to acchieve these ambitious emission reductions. National research institutes in the respective countries plus Germany will work together closely. The project will thus further knowledge exchange and transfer.Germany  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)Mitigation 0.518EUR201304/2012-09/2013
Brazil, Colombia, IndonesiaThe goal of the project is the development of a land use planning framework in partnership with major land users, government partners, communities and conservation groups to avoid greenhouse gas emissions.Germany  World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) REDD2.730EUR201302/2010-04/2013
Brazil, IndonesiaBrazil, Indonesia and 3 others: Store carbon and conserve biodiversity by catalyzing forest and landscape restoration globally and in Indonesia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Brazil. A Global Restoration Council and Prize will inspire, national opportunity and policy assessments will guide, and national coalitions of champions will mobilize action.Germany  World Resources Institute REDD+2.999EUR201301/2013-12/2017
 Developing countries will be required to measure, report, and verify mitigation actions according to international guidelines, but few have the capacity to do so. The goal of this project is to build the capacity of a set of countries both to inform the design of those guidelines and to implement them at the national level. Our approach will be to define the features of a robust national MRV system; map current national and sectoral systems against those features; engage policy-makers (“top-down”) as well as the private sector and civil society (“bottom-up”) in national stakeholder groups to understand national needs and inform the design of national systems; and build capacity and support in key corporate sectors and civil society to adopt and implement national MRV systems. This "top-down - bottom-up" approach should not only assist in getting guidelines and standards in place, but also build support for the implementation of such guidelines.GermanyGlobal World Resources InstituteMitigation 4.000EUR201301/2011-12/2014
Global Switzerland  World Mountain Forum for Sustainable DevelopmentAdaptation 0.070CHF20122011
 disbursements end of 2012: 152,655 CHFSwitzerlandGlobal World Mountain Forum for Sustainable DevelopmentAdaptation 0.153CHF20132010-2012
 2010 - 2012 disbursmentsSloveniaGlobal World Meteorological OrganizationAdaptation 0.141EUR20132010-2012
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger, Sudan, UgandaThe objective of the project is to support the re-establishment of the National Meteorological Services (NMS) of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger, Sudan and Uganda, sustaining their capability for national weather and climate monitoring and weather forecasting.Greece  World Meteorological OrganizationAdaptation 1.000EUR20132010
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger, Sudan, UgandaThe objective of the project is to support the re-establishment of the National Meteorological Services (NMS) of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger, Sudan and Uganda, sustaining their capability for national weather and climate monitoring and weather forecasting.Greece  World Meteorological OrganizationAdaptation 1.000EUR20122010
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger, Sudan, UgandaClimate Change Adaptation in East and Central AfricaGreece  World Meteorological OrganizationAdaptation 1.000EUR20112010
  Norway  World Meteorological Organization  2.000USD20122011
 Building resilience to climate variability and climate change through development of regional and national frameworks for climate services.Grant Financing.CanadaGlobal World Meteorological OrganizationAdaptation 6.140CAD2013 
HaitiImproving access to climate information to guide development efforts in disaster risk management, agriculture, management and conservation of natural resources, and infrastructure development. Grant Financing.Canada  World Meteorological OrganizationAdaptation 6.500CAD2013 
EthiopiaReduce population health vulnerability and increase resilience to vector-borne tropical diseasesCanadaAfrica Regional World Health Organization: WHOAdaptation 7.340CAD2013 
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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
 Bequia Sustainable Water Supply (Project overall A$1.1 million, fast-start component A$110,000)AustraliaCaribbean    0.110AUD2012 
 Green Building Council of South Africa—Cato Manor AustraliaAfrica Regional    0.125AUD2012 
 Viet Nam Low Carbon Rice Project: Australia is assisting rice farmers in the Mekong Delta to change the way they cultivatestheir rice crops to reduce greenhouse gas emission from rice production, while enhancing yields, creating environmental co-benefits, and providing supplementary income through the international carbon market. Implemented by the Environmental Defense Fund, the objectives of the project align with a number of national strategies, ensuring harmonisation with national-level planning. For example, Viet Nam’s National Green Growth Strategy outlines a commitment to join international efforts to reduce GHG emissions, recognising that promoting low-carbon growth also has broader benefits for sustainable development. The project also supports the Vietnamese Governments’ National Strategic Vision to 2030 for rice production and food security, which recognises the Mekong Delta as crucial to food security, both for Viet Nam and the world.AustraliaMekong Delta    1.300AUD2013 
 Savanna Fire Management Initiative: Through a new methodology developed under Australia’s Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), Indigenous communities and pastoralists in tropical north Australia are reducing emissions by reintroducing traditional-style early dry season savanna burning practices. The CFI is allowing these groups to receive payments for the reduction, supplementing other income streams. Australia is now exploring the applicability of this methodology in developing countries, in collaboration with the United Nations University and the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. The initiative will share Australia’s savanna fire management mitigation methodology and project experience with developing countries, while also laying the groundwork for establishing projects by identifying potential pilot sites and in-country partners.AustraliaPacific island countries    2.250AUD2013 
 Community Level Climate Change fund for countries in the Mekong sub-region (mitigation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Mitigation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Community level Climate Change fund for countries in the in the Mekong sub-region (adaptation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Adaptation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Developing CountriesMRV Capacity Building Program: Australia is supporting a range of developing countries in Africa and Asia to build their capacity to understand, quantify and report their greenhouse gas emissions, with a view to establishing robust and transparent national measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems. In designing the program, Australia took account of existing initiatives, such as the UNFCCC Regional MRV program, International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV, and UNDP’s Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme. Doing so was important to avoiding duplication, maximising coverage, and focusing Australia’s contribution to ensure it has the most impact. As the Program rolls out, Australia will continue to coordinate closely with associated programs and donors to ensure that our investments work in a complementary manner.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional    3.000AUD2013 
 Australia has recently allocated A$3 million to support a Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program to reduce emissions and create a more energy efficient electricity sector in the Pacific. This program focuses on aligning energy efficiency standards in everyday appliances like fridges, air conditioners and lighting with established standards in Australia and New Zealand.AustraliaPacific Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program  3.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Papua New GuineaThe Pacific Community-based Adaptation in Papua New Guinea (Manus and New Ireland)AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 3.500AUD2012 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaCaribbean International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 5.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Facilitating local adaptation action in the Pacific by funding community-based adaptation activities through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program and supporting Non-Government Organisations to address priority adaptation needs across multiple Pacific communitiesAustraliaPacific Global Environment Facility Small Grants ProgramAdaptation 5.500AUD2011 
 Fast-start scale-up of successful pilot project in the Mekong DeltaAustraliaAsia Regional, Mekong Delta    9.600AUD2012 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaAfrica Regional International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 10.000 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaSouth Asia International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 12.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaSoutheast Asia International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 15.800 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Funding to the Caribbean to support key regional organisations and fund local level adaptation activitiesAustraliaCaribbean  Adaptation 16.500AUD2011 
 Investments are primarily made via regional adaptation funding. A$16.5 million fast-start funding (of a total A$17.5 million commitment) has been allocated, and adaptation projects are currently being programmed. These projects focus on supporting regional partners and communities in the Caribbean to address vulnerabilities associated with climate change, and to assist in natural disaster preparation and response planning. This includes an allocation of A$2.3 million to Caribsave, the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, for activities that will improve the capacity of Caribbean countries to reduce their vulnerability and enhance their resilience to natural disasters.AustraliaCaribbean  Adaptation 16.500AUDUpdate 2011 
  Energising Development partnership: Australia is supporting the Energising Development partnership (EnDev) to develop sustainable markets for improved cooking technologies in developing countries including in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The unsustainable collection of fuel wood is an important driver of forest degradation. Australia’s support will promote sustainable cooking technologies as well as a better understanding of the relationship between fuel wood use and deforestation and forest degradation. In supporting the EnDev Partnership, Australia is helping to build an existing initiative that has a proven track record in delivering access to sustainable energy. The lead agency for implementing the Partnership is Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) which has a large and well established network in developing countries, ensuring that supported activities are responsive to regional and local as well as national needs.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional, Latin America    20.000AUD2013 
  AustraliaSouth Asia  Adaptation 23.000AUD2011 
 Through ICCAI, Australia is investing up to A$23 million in South Asia to improve climate resilience and build climate risk into vulnerable sector management. This funding is currently being programmed, with the majority of funding to be invested in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.AustraliaSouth Asia  Adaptation 23.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  AustraliaAfrica Regional  Adaptation 25.000AUD2011 
 The majority of Australia's fast-start finance that is flowing directly to Africa is channelled primarily through ICCAI, with A$25 million being allocated to adaptation. This investment is currently being programmed and will focus on water resource management, food security and agricultural productivity.AustraliaAfrica Regional  Adaptation 25.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  AustraliaSoutheast Asia  Adaptation 48.000AUD2011 
 Through ICCAI, Australia is investing up to A$48 million directly in South East Asia to improve climate resilience and build climate risk into vulnerable sector management. This funding is currently being programmed, with the majority of funding to be invested in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.AustraliaSoutheast Asia  Adaptation 48.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 A$134 million of fast-start funding under ICCAI is allocated to the Pacific. Over A$54 million has been invested, including through two key programs, the Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP) and the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP).AustraliaPacific    54.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 The remaining A$80 million of adaptation investments in the Pacific are projected to be disbursed over the next two financial years. These will support a range of activities, including: A$32 million to support climate change science and adaptation planning to provide better information regarding climate risks and to build resilience to future climate change. A$30 million for bilateral investments that will focus on integrating climate risk and adaptation into key development sectors, including food and water security and infrastructure protection, for concrete on-the-ground actions. A$11 million to partner with non-government organisations (NGOs) to meet local level adaptation needs. A$7 million to work with key regional organisations, including the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) to implement climate change programs.AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 80.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaPacific International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 88.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
  AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
SIDSAustralia is assisting to build resilience and integrate climate risk into key vulnerable sectors in the Pacific.AustraliaPacific Australia's International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
 The project aims at strenthening the national and international practice-oriented dialogue and capacity development concerning burning issues at the environment and development interface - focusing mainly on climate change related challenges. For 2011 it includes support to of the annual meeting of the Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP). Common PEP-approaches to pro-poor natural resource management, climate change adaptation and mitigation in the context of nationally-owned Green Economy are discussed and developed.AustriaBilateral unallocated variousAdaptation, Mitigation 0.020EUR20122011
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Type/Activity

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
Developing CountriesContribution to UN-REDDJapan ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationForestry, REDD3.240USD2011Mar 2010
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector6.500USD2012Jan 2011
 Contribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)JapanAsia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2011Mar 2010
 Contoribution to ACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund)Japan3Asia Regional, PacificACEF (Asian Clean Energy Fund) MitigationEnergy and resource saving, Renewable energy sector11.290USD2012Mar 2010
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20132012
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20122011
GlobalThe Adaptation Fund has been established by the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol of the UNFCCC to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries that are Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.Germany Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR20122010
Global Germany2 Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR2011
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.000EUR2011 
 Support to range of developing countries to implement concrete adaptation projects and programmes, with a focus on vulnerable communities.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.520EUR20122011-2012
  Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
 The Adaptation Fund has recently been working with the Solomon Islands to enhance its agricultural and food security and has endorsed future work with Fiji, Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands. The Adaptation Fund was designed to finance adaptation projects and programs in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, including Pakistan. Funding to these initiatives is to flow over financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13. A number of African countries are also receiving support through the Adaptation Fund including Eritrea and Senegal.Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 21.900EUR20122010-2011
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 35.000EUR20132010-2012
 The Adaptation Fund, established by the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), is mandated to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries.SpainInternationalAdaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 45.000EUR20122010-
  SpainInternationalAdaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 45.000EUR20112010-
  European Union1 Adaptation Fund Adaptation 67.000EUR20112010
BangladeshBangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundSweden Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundGovt. of BangladeshAdaptation 9.700EUR20112010-2012
 Supporting capacity building and demonstrating projects to effectively sequester/conserve carbon in forest and agro-ecosystems.Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalBioCarbon Plus Fund  Forests and Agriculture4.500CAD2013 
 This initiative will: create a platform to enable policy makers from both developed and developing countries, practitioners, and public and private entities to share experiences and information regarding elements of market readiness, to learn from each other, and to explore and innovate together on new instruments and approaches; a body of knowledge on market instruments that could be tapped for country specific requirements; provide grant financing to the participating countries in building 'infrastructure' for market readiness; pilot, test and sequence new concepts for market instruments; share lessons learned, including with the UNFCCC.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalCarbon Markets Readiness Fund Mitigation 8.060EUR20122011-2012
GlobalClean Technology FundFrance Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 67.700EUR20112010-2012
WorldA third of France's loan contribution to the Clean Technology Fund, which will be fully disbursed (203Meur) in December 2010. For the purpose of this reporting, it is split over the three years of the fast start period.France Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 67.700EUR20122010-2012
WorldClean Technology FundFrance Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 67.700EUR20122011-2013
WorldClean Technology FundFrance Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 67.700EUR20122011-2013
GlobalSupport the demonstration, deployment and transfer of low caron technologiesCanadaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF)  Multi-sector100.000CAD2012FY 2012/2013
Chile, India, NigeriaCanada is contributing $200 million in fast-start financing to the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) of the Climate Investments Funds (with $100 million delivered in Canada's fical year 2011/12 and $100 million in 2012/13). The Climate Investment Funds are a pair of funds to help developing countries pilot low-emissions and climate-resilient development. Canada was already a leading contributor in the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) of the CIFs, with $100M provided as a grant over 2008/09-2009/10. The CTF promotes scaled-up financing for demonstration, deployment and transfer of low-carbon technologies with significant potential for long-term greenhouse gas emissions savings. Consistent with a decision of the CIF Board, Canada's contribution to the CTF will support the investment plans of projects in Chile, Nigeria and India.CanadaCaribbean, Latin AmericaClean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 100.000CAD2012FY 2011/2012
GlobalThe CTF is part of the Cllimate Investment Funds (CIFs) and finances scaled-up demonstration, deployment and transfer of low carbon technologies.Germany Clean Technology Fund (CTF)World BankMitigationTechnology125.000EUR20122011
Global Germany2 Clean Technology Fund (CTF)World BankMitigationTechnology125.000EUR2011
GlobalThe CTF is part of the Cllimate Investment Funds (CIFs) and finances scaled-up demonstration, deployment and transfer of low carbon technologies.Germany Clean Technology Fund (CTF)World BankMitigationTechnology125.000EUR20122010
 contribution to multilateral fund for low carbon developmentUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalClean Technology Fund (CTF) Mitigation 172.850EUR20122011-2012
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1 Note for European Union. In some cases information is only a sample of projects that has been made available, thus the individual figures do not necessarily add up to the sum total made available by a specific Member State.

2 Note for Germany 2011.

3 Note for Japan 2012.