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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
BotswanaRegional Programs Benefiting a Number of Countries, Including Botswana: to strengthen resilience through the Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin Initiative. The amount provided here does not necessarily reflect the sum total of climate-related financing provided by the U.S. Government to this country.United States of AmericaAfrica Regional  Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin (RESILIM) initiative  2.100USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
BrazilWill be provided at a later stageAustria  - REDD+0.010EUR20132012
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Georgia, Mozambique, Serbia, Uganda, United Republic of TanzaniaCentral America (regional project), Southeast Asia (regional project) : Will be provided at a later stageAustriaCentral America, Southeast Asia -AdaptationCapacity building3.900EUR2013-
SenegalThe projet aims to improve the economic development in the region of Matam, Senegal, through the introduction of some applications of renewable energy, in particular the solar, the thermal, the photovoltaicItaly  ACRA- NGOMitigation 0.390EUR20132011-2014
EthiopiaThis project supports the development of REDD+ readiness activities in Ethiopia's North Gondar region.Austria  ADA/EPA REDD+0.030EUR20122010-2011
EthiopiaThis project supports the development of REDD+ readiness activities in Ethiopia's North Gondar region.Austria  ADA/EPA REDD+0.030EUR20132010-2011
United Republic of Tanzania Catalytic fund to stimulate private sector investment and innovation on renewable energy and climate adaptation technology, particulary in rural areas.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  AECF Renewable Energy and Adapting to Climate Technologies (REACT) Private Sector Challenge Fund Tanzania WindowAdaptation, Mitigation 2.650EUR20122011-2012
AfghanistanEgalement au Tadjikistan; GERES - Afghanistan & Tadjikistan - Energie pour le développement économique et la lutte contre la pauvretéFrance  AFD  0.900EUR20132012-2014
SeychellesEau et assainissement aux SeychellesFrance  AFD  3.900EUR20132012-2014
WorldForest carbon partnership facilityFrance  AFD REDD+4.000EUR20122011-2013
WorldForest carbon partnership facilityFrance  AFD REDD+4.000EUR20122011-2013
Democratic Republic of the CongoL’objectif du projet est de favoriser le d?marrage de l’?laboration des plans d‘am?nagement des concessions foresti?res afin de cr?er une dynamique d'am?nagement durable capable de s’?tendre rapidement ? l'ensemble des massifs forestiers de la RDC.France  AFD REDD+5.000EUR20122010-2012
Democratic Republic of the CongoAppui a la gestion durable des foretsFrance  AFDMitigationREDD+5.000EUR20112010-2012
MozambiqueRéhabilitation et renforcement des réseaux d'eau potableFrance  AFDAdaptation 6.700EUR20122011-2013
MozambiqueRéhabilitation et renforcement des réseaux d'eau potableFrance  AFDAdaptation 6.700EUR20122011-2013
GabonMise ? disposition des donn?es satellitaires pour le suivi des for?ts d'afrique centraleFrance  AFD REDD+8.500EUR20122011-2013
GabonMise ? disposition des donn?es satellitaires pour le suivi des for?ts d'afrique centraleFrance  AFD REDD+8.500EUR20122011-2013
MoroccoDans un contexte de ressources en eau restreintes et de besoins en croissance, la gestion de la demande en eau est un enjeu crucial qui vise une meilleure r?silience de l’?conomie aux effets du changement climatique. Le programme d’am?lioration du rendement de r?seau de la ville d’Oujda est un cas embl?matique de gestion de l’eau par la demande pour une R?gie des Eaux. L’objectif du programme est d’accroitre les rendements de distribution et en cons?quence de r?aliser des ?conomies d’eau significatives de 2,5 ? 6.8 millions de m3/an diminuant la tension sur la ressource (ainsi qu’une diminution des consommations ?nerg?tiques pour le pompage de l’eau, ce qui contribue en outre ? une diminution de la quantit? de CO2 ?mise), France  AFDAdaptation 10.000EUR20122010-2012
MoroccoAm?lioration du rendement du r?seau d'eau de la ville d'OujdaFrance  AFDAdaptation 10.000EUR20112010-2012
GhanaPlantations villageoises d'h?v?aFrance  AFDMitigationREDD+14.000EUR20112010-2012
GhanaLe projet permettra de financer 10 500 ha de plantations nouvelles par des planteurs villageois dans les R?gions Ouest et Centrale du pays avec des impacts significatifs en termes ?conomiques ainsi que de s?questration de GES.France  AFD REDD+14.000EUR20122010-2012
United Republic of TanzaniaAmélioration du systéme d'accés à l'eau potableFrance  AFDAdaptation 17.400EUR20122011-2013
United Republic of TanzaniaAmélioration du systéme d'accés à l'eau potableFrance  AFDAdaptation 17.400EUR20122011-2013
Viet NamAide budgétaire politique nationale climat France  AFDMitigation 20.000EUR20122011-2013
Viet NamAide budg?taire politique nationale climat France  AFDMitigation 20.000EUR20122011-2013
Viet NamProjet de gestion des ressources en eauFrance  AFDAdaptation 20.500EUR20122011-2013
Viet NamProjet de gestion des ressources en eauFrance  AFDAdaptation 20.500EUR20122011-2013
Cape VerdeSystéme de dessalement des eauxFrance  AFDAdaptation 21.000EUR20122011-2013
Cape VerdeSystéme de dessalement des eauxFrance  AFDAdaptation 21.000EUR20122011-2013
EgyptIWSP 2 Eau assainissment en Haute EgypteFrance  AFD  22.300EUR20132012-2014
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Contributing Parties

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

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstituteTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
  Norway  African Development Bank  0.000USD2013Disbursed 2010
 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
 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
Viet NamThese resources will be used in activities that provide an involvement and participation of local communities, for the realization of projects aims at socio-economic development and environmental protection, with specific emphasis on the protection of forests and biodiversity.Italy  DGCS REDD+0.000EUR2013 
AfghanistanThe initiative aims at supporting vulnerable people in Herat and other Afghan Provinces, providing first relief and improving accessibility to basic social and health services.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR20132013-2014
Viet NamThe project aims to expand the flood forecasting and warning system put into place throughout phase 1 in Vietnamese regions affected by climate change, to enhance the predictability of floods and the community response.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR2013Not defined yet, possible start 2013
 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
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20122010
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
  United States of America  Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) in Low Income Countries  0.000USD2013FY 2010
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.002EUR20132010
 Aim of activities is raising of capacity on renewable energy resources and technology transferLatvia  Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of LatviaMitigation 0.003EUR20132012
 2011 disbursmentSloveniaWestern Balkans GovernmentAdaptation, Mitigation 0.005EUR20132011
Burkina FasoProvision of a primary school with PV-systemsAustria  Initiative eine WeltMitigation 0.005EUR20132011
Afghanistan2012 disbursmentSlovenia  NGOsMitigation 0.006EUR20132012
ArgentinaThe aim of this workshop is to strengthen capacity concerning REDD+ in South Andean forests.Austria  N.A. REDD+0.008EUR20132011
GeorgiaAction aims to build the capacity of public administration and experts in receiving country. The skills gained will be used during the project for creating instruments for rising public awareness and to promote climate change mitigation actions and technologiesLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaMitigation 0.008EUR20132010-2011
TunisiaWaste Water Management for IraqJapanAfrica Regional Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptation, MitigationWater Pollution Prevention0.009USD2013Oct - 2012
ThailandNew Mechanism FS for Development of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Network in Bangkok, ThailandJapan  Ministry of the EnvironmentMitigationOther0.009USD2013Jul - 2011
BrazilWill be provided at a later stageAustria  - REDD+0.010EUR20132012
BrazilgrantAustria  Energy Changes REDD+0.010EUR20132012
 Conference on Preparation of Low Carbon National StrategiesSloveniaWestern Balkans GovernmentAdaptation, Mitigation 0.010EUR20122011
Burkina FasoProvision of a primary school with PV-systemsAustria  Initiative eine WeltMitigation 0.010EUR20122011
GeorgiaAim of activities is support improvement of GHG inventory and projection system as well as increase public awareness about climate change issues, including promotion of use of renewable energy resources and implementation of new climate friendy technologiesLatvia  Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of LatviaMitigation 0.010EUR20132011
EgyptContribution to the construction of the solar panel system for educational purposesPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsMitigation 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
KenyaBuilding of the water supply installation in the rural area in KenyaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
Saint LuciaLegal System and Regional Coordination on Solid WasteJapan3  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationWaste Management0.010USD2012Dec 2010
GeorgiaAction aims to build the capacity of public administration and experts in receiving country. The skills gained will be used during the project for creating instruments for rising public awareness and to promote climate change mitigation actions and technologiesLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaMitigation 0.010EUR20122010-2011
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Funds

   
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
  Norway AFDF - African Development Fund   83.000USD2013Disbursed 2010
  Norway AFDF - African Development Fund   86.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
  Norway AFDF - African Development Fund   258.000USD2013Total 2010-2012
  Norway ASDF - Asian Development Fund   10.000USD2013Disbursed 2012
  Norway ASDF - Asian Development Fund   10.000USD2013Disbursed 2010
  Norway ASDF - Asian Development Fund   31.000USD2013Total 2010-2012
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20122011
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20132012
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
  European Union1 Adaptation Fund   12.500EUR20122011
  European Union1 Adaptation Fund   12.800EUR20132012
  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
  SpainInternationalAdaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 45.000EUR20112010-
 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-
  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
 This commitment brings Australia's total contribution to the CTF to A$100 million. As part of the Climate Investment Funds, the US$4.5 billon CTF promotes finance for demonstration, deployment and transfer of low-carbon technologies as one of the key drivers to a low carbon future.Australia Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   25.000AUD2011 
 Other multilateral (mixed)Australia Clean Technology Fund (CTF)   25.000AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
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Regions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 Bequia Sustainable Water Supply (Project overall A$1.1 million, fast-start component A$110,000)AustraliaCaribbean    0.110AUD2012 
 Green Building Council of South Africa—Cato Manor AustraliaAfrica Regional    0.125AUD2012 
 Viet Nam Low Carbon Rice Project: Australia is assisting rice farmers in the Mekong Delta to change the way they cultivatestheir rice crops to reduce greenhouse gas emission from rice production, while enhancing yields, creating environmental co-benefits, and providing supplementary income through the international carbon market. Implemented by the Environmental Defense Fund, the objectives of the project align with a number of national strategies, ensuring harmonisation with national-level planning. For example, Viet Nam’s National Green Growth Strategy outlines a commitment to join international efforts to reduce GHG emissions, recognising that promoting low-carbon growth also has broader benefits for sustainable development. The project also supports the Vietnamese Governments’ National Strategic Vision to 2030 for rice production and food security, which recognises the Mekong Delta as crucial to food security, both for Viet Nam and the world.AustraliaMekong Delta    1.300AUD2013 
 Savanna Fire Management Initiative: Through a new methodology developed under Australia’s Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), Indigenous communities and pastoralists in tropical north Australia are reducing emissions by reintroducing traditional-style early dry season savanna burning practices. The CFI is allowing these groups to receive payments for the reduction, supplementing other income streams. Australia is now exploring the applicability of this methodology in developing countries, in collaboration with the United Nations University and the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. The initiative will share Australia’s savanna fire management mitigation methodology and project experience with developing countries, while also laying the groundwork for establishing projects by identifying potential pilot sites and in-country partners.AustraliaPacific island countries    2.250AUD2013 
 Community Level Climate Change fund for countries in the Mekong sub-region (mitigation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Mitigation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Community level Climate Change fund for countries in the in the Mekong sub-region (adaptation)AustraliaMekong sub-region  Adaptation 2.500AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
Developing CountriesMRV Capacity Building Program: Australia is supporting a range of developing countries in Africa and Asia to build their capacity to understand, quantify and report their greenhouse gas emissions, with a view to establishing robust and transparent national measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems. In designing the program, Australia took account of existing initiatives, such as the UNFCCC Regional MRV program, International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV, and UNDP’s Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme. Doing so was important to avoiding duplication, maximising coverage, and focusing Australia’s contribution to ensure it has the most impact. As the Program rolls out, Australia will continue to coordinate closely with associated programs and donors to ensure that our investments work in a complementary manner.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional    3.000AUD2013 
 Australia has recently allocated A$3 million to support a Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program to reduce emissions and create a more energy efficient electricity sector in the Pacific. This program focuses on aligning energy efficiency standards in everyday appliances like fridges, air conditioners and lighting with established standards in Australia and New Zealand.AustraliaPacific Pacific Standards and Labelling Assistance program  3.000AUDUpdate 2011 
Papua New GuineaThe Pacific Community-based Adaptation in Papua New Guinea (Manus and New Ireland)AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 3.500AUD2012 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaCaribbean International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 5.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Facilitating local adaptation action in the Pacific by funding community-based adaptation activities through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program and supporting Non-Government Organisations to address priority adaptation needs across multiple Pacific communitiesAustraliaPacific Global Environment Facility Small Grants ProgramAdaptation 5.500AUD2011 
 Fast-start scale-up of successful pilot project in the Mekong DeltaAustraliaAsia Regional, Mekong Delta    9.600AUD2012 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaAfrica Regional International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 10.000 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaSouth Asia International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 12.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaSoutheast Asia International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 15.800 2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
 Funding to the Caribbean to support key regional organisations and fund local level adaptation activitiesAustraliaCaribbean  Adaptation 16.500AUD2011 
 Investments are primarily made via regional adaptation funding. A$16.5 million fast-start funding (of a total A$17.5 million commitment) has been allocated, and adaptation projects are currently being programmed. These projects focus on supporting regional partners and communities in the Caribbean to address vulnerabilities associated with climate change, and to assist in natural disaster preparation and response planning. This includes an allocation of A$2.3 million to Caribsave, the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, for activities that will improve the capacity of Caribbean countries to reduce their vulnerability and enhance their resilience to natural disasters.AustraliaCaribbean  Adaptation 16.500AUDUpdate 2011 
  Energising Development partnership: Australia is supporting the Energising Development partnership (EnDev) to develop sustainable markets for improved cooking technologies in developing countries including in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The unsustainable collection of fuel wood is an important driver of forest degradation. Australia’s support will promote sustainable cooking technologies as well as a better understanding of the relationship between fuel wood use and deforestation and forest degradation. In supporting the EnDev Partnership, Australia is helping to build an existing initiative that has a proven track record in delivering access to sustainable energy. The lead agency for implementing the Partnership is Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) which has a large and well established network in developing countries, ensuring that supported activities are responsive to regional and local as well as national needs.AustraliaAfrica Regional, Asia Regional, Latin America    20.000AUD2013 
  AustraliaSouth Asia  Adaptation 23.000AUD2011 
 Through ICCAI, Australia is investing up to A$23 million in South Asia to improve climate resilience and build climate risk into vulnerable sector management. This funding is currently being programmed, with the majority of funding to be invested in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.AustraliaSouth Asia  Adaptation 23.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  AustraliaAfrica Regional  Adaptation 25.000AUD2011 
 The majority of Australia's fast-start finance that is flowing directly to Africa is channelled primarily through ICCAI, with A$25 million being allocated to adaptation. This investment is currently being programmed and will focus on water resource management, food security and agricultural productivity.AustraliaAfrica Regional  Adaptation 25.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  AustraliaSoutheast Asia  Adaptation 48.000AUD2011 
 Through ICCAI, Australia is investing up to A$48 million directly in South East Asia to improve climate resilience and build climate risk into vulnerable sector management. This funding is currently being programmed, with the majority of funding to be invested in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.AustraliaSoutheast Asia  Adaptation 48.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 A$134 million of fast-start funding under ICCAI is allocated to the Pacific. Over A$54 million has been invested, including through two key programs, the Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP) and the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP).AustraliaPacific    54.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 The remaining A$80 million of adaptation investments in the Pacific are projected to be disbursed over the next two financial years. These will support a range of activities, including: A$32 million to support climate change science and adaptation planning to provide better information regarding climate risks and to build resilience to future climate change. A$30 million for bilateral investments that will focus on integrating climate risk and adaptation into key development sectors, including food and water security and infrastructure protection, for concrete on-the-ground actions. A$11 million to partner with non-government organisations (NGOs) to meet local level adaptation needs. A$7 million to work with key regional organisations, including the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) to implement climate change programs.AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 80.000AUDUpdate 2011 
 International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI) (examples of funding earmarked to regions)AustraliaPacific International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 88.200AUD2012Disbursed by 30 June 2012
  AustraliaPacific  Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
SIDSAustralia is assisting to build resilience and integrate climate risk into key vulnerable sectors in the Pacific.AustraliaPacific Australia's International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI)Adaptation 134.000AUD2011 
 The project aims at strenthening the national and international practice-oriented dialogue and capacity development concerning burning issues at the environment and development interface - focusing mainly on climate change related challenges. For 2011 it includes support to of the annual meeting of the Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP). Common PEP-approaches to pro-poor natural resource management, climate change adaptation and mitigation in the context of nationally-owned Green Economy are discussed and developed.AustriaBilateral unallocated variousAdaptation, Mitigation 0.020EUR20122011
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Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
Somalia Norway   Adaptation -0.025USD2013Disbursed 2012
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20122010
Viet NamThe project aims to expand the flood forecasting and warning system put into place throughout phase 1 in Vietnamese regions affected by climate change, to enhance the predictability of floods and the community response.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR2013Not defined yet, possible start 2013
AfghanistanThe initiative aims at supporting vulnerable people in Herat and other Afghan Provinces, providing first relief and improving accessibility to basic social and health services.Italy  DGCSAdaptation 0.000EUR20132013-2014
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)PROSEDERSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Sustainable Management of Natural Resources GESTORSwitzerland   Adaptation 0.000CHF20122011
GeorgiaActivity in the framework of Agreement between the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of GeorgiaLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.000EUR20112010
GeorgiaAction aims to assist in identification of adaptation mesaures by providing expertiseLatvia  Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of LatviaAdaptation 0.002EUR20132010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Cambodia Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD20112010
Botswana Norway   Adaptation 0.003USD2013Total 2010-2012
 Project aims to improve knowledge of certification of organic livestock farming.Lithuania   Adaptation 0.009EUR20132011
Republic of MoldovaProject aims to improve knowledge of certification of organic livestock farming.Lithuania   Adaptation 0.009EUR20122011
KenyaBuilding of the water supply installation in the rural area in KenyaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
KyrgyzstanImprovement of the access to water in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
NigeriaImprovement of the access to water in the rural areaPoland  Ministry of Foreign AffairsAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
EthiopiaLivelihood support programme, diversifying peoples livelihoods, increasoing their resilience through development of sustainable agri tourism industry.Ireland  TESFAAdaptation 0.010EUR20132012
Ukraine NorwayEurope Regional  Adaptation 0.011USD20122011
Ukraine Norway   Adaptation 0.011USD2013Total 2010-2012
Democratic Republic of the Congo Norway   Adaptation 0.013USD2013Disbursed 2010
Sri Lanka NorwayAsia Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
Democratic Republic of the Congo Norway   Adaptation 0.014USD2013Disbursed 2011
Democratic Republic of the Congo NorwayAfrica Regional  Adaptation 0.014USD20122011
MadagascarA water harvesting system which will provide access to water to a community within a region which is very arid, hot and exposed to cyclones and also has clay soil which leaves rain water to remain on the ground. Malta   Adaptation 0.015EUR20132012
Lebanon Italy   Adaptation 0.015EUR20132009-2011
NicaraguaEconomic development for integrated management and climate change adaptation in priority watersheds in the Gulf of FonsecaSpain  Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)Adaptation 0.016EUR20132012
IndiaExpert on West Bengal Piped Water Supply Project in the District of PuruliaJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.017USD2013Sep - 2012
EthiopiaTraining session to improve living and environmental conditions in order to adapt to the climate change.Malta   Adaptation 0.019EUR2013
EthiopiaTraining session to improve living and environmental conditions in order to adapt to the climate change.Malta   Adaptation 0.019EUR2012 
SingaporeThe trainig for integrated water resources and environment management policyJapan   AdaptationWater and Sanitation0.020USD2011Aug 2010
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1 Note for European Union. In some cases information is only a sample of projects that has been made available, thus the individual figures do not necessarily add up to the sum total made available by a specific Member State.

2 Note for Germany 2011.

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