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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
AOSIS Canada  Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) Ministerial Meeting in November 2010  0.237CAD2011Nov 2010
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 
ASEAN, China, IndiaReserch for making energy saving roadmaps in East Asia countriesJapan3East Asia Ministry of Economy, Trade and IndustriesMitigationEnergy and resource saving0.480USD2012Oct 2010
ASEAN, China, India, Republic of KoreaReserch for making energy saving roadmaps in East Asia countriesJapanEast Asia  MitigationEnergy and resource saving, REDD0.480USD2011Oct 2010
ASEAN, ThailandThe project promotes low-carbon patterns of consumption and production in Thailand and other ASEAN states by developing criteria for climate-smart products and services. These criteria are to be applied to particularly climate-relevant product groups within the states’ existing ecolabelling systems, and are to be used as a basis for public procurement. Thailand’s government has set up a corresponding programme, among other related activities. Criteria development is the bottleneck in this process. The project’s goal is to substantially improve climate performance on both the production and consumption side. Experience gained with the German ‘Blue Angel’ ecolabel scheme will be utilised to ensure optimised labelling, awareness-raising and marketing strategies for climate-smart products. Existing label schemes such as the Thai Green Label will be expanded and harmonised.GermanyAsia Regional GIZMitigation 2.000EUR201305/2012-06/2015
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
Afghanistan2012 disbursmentSlovenia  NGOsMitigation 0.006EUR20132012
AfghanistanThe overall objective of the project is to increase access to electricity in Gelan townPoland  Minstry of DefenceMitigation 0.070EUR20122010
AfghanistanHydoelectric power station in GelanPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.070EUR20112010
AfghanistanThe overall objective of the project is to increase access to electricity in Gelan townPoland  Ministry of DefenceMitigation 0.072EUR20132010
Afghanistan Norway   Mitigation 0.074USD2013Disbursed 2012
AfghanistanAdvisor on Water Resources Development and ManagementJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.130USD2013Jun - 2011
AfghanistanHigher expert education through accredited study programs in Parwan province.Slovakia  SAIDCAdaptation, Mitigation 0.267EUR20132012
AfghanistanProject for Capacity Development and Institutional Strengthening of Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock(MAIL)Japan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.322USD2013May - 2012
AfghanistanThe overall aim of the investment is to improve hygiene and sanitary conditions and raise standards of living in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.490EUR20122010
AfghanistanMechanical sewage treatment plant building in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.490EUR20112010
AfghanistanThe overall aim of the investment is to improve hygiene and sanitary conditions and raise standards of living in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.493EUR20132010
AfghanistanThe project willl fund two types of sctivities: 1)relief assistance (food items) for the specific disaster affected, vulnerable individuals and communities falling under the “population at risk” criteria in Herat, Kunar, Badakshan, Bamyan and Maidan-wardak provinces and 2) strengthen and expand the Community Based Disaster Preparedness (CBDP) programme of Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) in the mentioned Provinces Italy  IFRCAdaptation 0.600EUR20132010-2011
Afghanistan Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.602USD2013Disbursed 2012
Afghanistan Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.602USD2013Total 2010-2012
AfghanistanThe primarily objective of the project is to immediately respond in the rain-fed agroecological zones to assist 8,500 households affected by drought and food insecurity and build the resilience of another 2,000 hoseholds through disaster risk reduction in 4 most disaster prone areas, in order to limit a continuing decline in households' assests and livelihoods Italy  IFRCAdaptation 0.900EUR20132011-2012
AfghanistanEgalement au Tadjikistan; GERES - Afghanistan & Tadjikistan - Energie pour le développement économique et la lutte contre la pauvretéFrance  AFD  0.900EUR20132012-2014
Afghanistan NorwayAsia Regional  Mitigation 1.249USD20122011
Afghanistan Norway   Mitigation 1.323USD2013Total 2010-2012
AfghanistanRegional Programs Benefiting a Number of Countries, Including Afghanistan: to promote energy efficiency and the partial replacement of fossil fuel power generation by hydropower through the South Asia Regional Initiative Energy Program. 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 AmericaAsia Regional South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration Program (SARI/EI)  1.500USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
AfghanistanMinistry of the Environment of Estonia made a contribution of 1,605,008 to the United Nations Environment Programme for "Strengthening Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Communities, for Agriculture and Environmental Management in Afghanistan" within UNEP project “Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding-Phase III” in 2012-2015. The project will build national capacity to plan for community resilience to climate change based threats in Afghanistan. Focus will be on sustainable water, pasture and environmental management in pilot sites and strengthening communities in Kabul province, the North and Central Highlands of Afghanistan. Core activities involve working with national government planners, advisors and decision makers to strengthen planning and action for community resilience in vulnerable areas of the country where high potential exists for productive, financially sustainable, ecologically sound agricultural development.Estonia  UNEPAdaptation 1.600EUR20132012-2015
Afghanistan Italy  UNOPSAdaptation 1.800EUR20132010-2012
Afghanistan Italy  UNOPSAdaptation 1.800EUR20122010-2012
AfghanistanMultilateral Funding Directly Benefiting Afghanistan, to Which the United States Contributes a Portion: $3.3 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF); the United States contributed; $60 million to the GEF for climate change programming in 2012.United States of AmericaAsia Regional GEF  3.300USDUpdate 2012FY 2012
AfghanistanThe project is concerned with the diversification of rural livelihoods, agriculture and irrigation methods.Germany  GIZ*Adaptation 6.000EUR20132010 - 2013
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Contributing Parties

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

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstituteTypeActivityAmount (millions)CurrencyReportImplementation Period
SudanThe project will promote sustainable farming and strengthen capacities. The building of irrigation system will reduce the dependence on the weather and affect the local climate in positive way. The ambition of the project is also to offer applicable solutions how to resolve consequences of climate changes in the agricultural sector.Slovakia  SAIDCAdaptationAgriculture and water0.188EUR20132010-2011
SudanThe project will promote sustainable farming and strengthen capacities. The building of irrigation system will reduce the dependence on the weather and affect the local climate in positive way. The ambition of the project is also to offer applicable solutions how to resolve consequences of climate changes in the agricultural sector.Slovakia  SAIDCAdaptationAgriculture and water0.190EUR20122010-2011
SudanRestarting of Farming with Modern Technology at Maridi, South SudanSlovakia  SAIDCAdaptationAgriculture and water0.190EUR20112010-2011
ChinaProject for Total Emission Control of Nitrogen Oxide in AtmosphereJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationAir Pollution Control0.078USD2013Jul - 2012
PeruEnergy Renovation Infrastructure Assistance ProcgramJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationAir Pollution Control76.261USD2013Aug - 2012
ChinaFeasibility study of CDM for waste gas and remaining heat utilization in power sector in Xiangxi Province, ChinaJapan  Ministry of the EnvironmentMitigationAir Pollution Control, Energy and resource saving0.128USD2013Aug - 2010
ChinaWaste heat recovery and electricity generation project at a Chongqing cement plantJapan  Ministry of the EnvironmentMitigationAir Pollution Control, Energy and resource saving5.070USD2013Jul - 2010
  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Climate Smart All0.020EUR20122011-2012
 Consultancy on private sector and direct access to inform TC on GCF design.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Green Climate Fund design All0.020EUR20122011-2012
 Increase Africa voice and influence for a new international climate change agreement.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Africa Climate Change Champions All0.050EUR20122010-2011
 To enable flexible limited scale support to country partners in the near term to catalyse initial assessment, informed dialogue and action on addressing climate variability and changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional Africa Climate Change Resource Facility All0.080EUR20122010-2011
 To make available better information on the scope, value and impacts of fossil-fuel subsidies, on the environment, society, and the economy.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational International Institute for Sustainable Development - Climate Change All0.080EUR20122010-2011
United Republic of TanzaniaEstablishment of a platform for CS organisation for advocacy, lobbying and raising awareness on climate change.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Support for Climate Change Forum - CS Network All0.080EUR20122011-2012
EthiopiaSupport organisational and institutional capacity growth within Ethiopian Government, civil society and the private sector to 1) increase resilience to current climate variability 2) adapt to future climate change and 3) benefit from the opportunities forUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Strategic Climate Institutions Programme (SCIP) All0.110EUR20122010-2011
Viet NamTo support the Vietnamese Government in policy and decision-making on climate changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  DFID-World Bank Climate Change Partnership All0.200EUR20122010-2011
MalawiTo support Malawi's efforts to respond effectively to climate change.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  DFID Malawi Climate Change Programme All0.230EUR20122010-2011
 To foster constructive dialogues and strengthen knowledge communities on trade and sustainable development.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development - Strategic Framework Agreement All0.290EUR20122010-2011
UgandaProvide timely, strategic financial and technical support to the climate change, oil and diversity task teams to facilitate their influencing agenda.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Strategic Influencing Fund All0.380EUR20122010-2011
 To support African Development Bank policy and programme delivery on climate changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandAfrica Regional African Development Bank Technical Cooperation Arrangement - Climate Change All0.430EUR20122010-2011
United Republic of TanzaniaThe programme will provide strategic support in key areas such as the development of a National Climate Change strategy and climate financing mechanism to better position Tanzania to access climate finance and then ensure its effective delivery. It will also look at mainstreaming climate change in the budgeting and planning process.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Climate Change Insitutional Strengthening Programme All0.500EUR20122011-2012
IndonesiaTo provide support to the Investment and Policy framework for climate change adaptation and mitigationUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Support to climate change programme in Indonesia All1.380EUR20122010-2011
 To strengthen the voice of the poorest countries in international negotiations ensuring that their needs are reflected in international agreements.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Advocacy Fund All1.390EUR20122011-2012
 To enable transboundary adaptation to climate change, with equitable access to climate funding, in Southern AfricaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSouthern Africa Regional climate change programme All2.280EUR20122010-2011
GlobalThe programme provides advisory services to the further development and implementation of international and national biodiversity policies from a sustainable development perspective, and supports the integration of biodiversity-related objectives and activities into projects and programmes in partner countries. This includes approaches to the protection of ecosystems, to the sustainable use of biological diversity, and to issues of ecosystem-based adaptation and the mitigation potential of healthy and well-managed ecosystems. The project further develops capacity building tools, and supports partner countries and organisation in developing Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regulations and approaches for the benefit of local communities and the conservation of biodiversity.Germany  GIZAdaptationAll2.300EUR20122010-2012
 The programme provides advisory services to the further development and implementation of international and national biodiversity policies from a sustainable development perspective, and supports the integration of biodiversity-related objectives and activities into projects and programmes in partner countries. This includes approaches to the protection of ecosystems, to the sustainable use of biological diversity, and to issues of ecosystem-based adaptation and the mitigation potential of healthy and well-managed ecosystems. The project further develops capacity building tools, and supports partner countries and organisation in developing Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regulations and approaches for the benefit of local communities and the conservation of biodiversity.GermanyGlobal GIZAdaptationAll2.300EUR20132010-2012
KenyaThe intended outcome of the programme is that new mechanisms are established by the Govt. of Kenya, private sector and civil society to enable substantially expanded investments for increased resilience to climate change. There are three outputs to the programme focusing on: i) stronger policy and institutional framework established ii) private sector plays a catalytic role and 3) enhanced capacity of the civil society and media on climate change delivery and impact.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK) All4.150EUR20122011-2012
EthiopiaActivities to build Ethiopia's institutional capacity to respond to climate change. Includes working with private sector, government and civil society.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  Strategic Climate Institutions Programme (SCIP) All6.410EUR20122011-2012
 The UK is supporting the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) to support developing countries to successfully build resilience to climate change, enable low carbon growth and tackle poverty. Decision-makers need access to the best available information, research and advice, such as basic climate impacts data and cost-benefit analysis of adaptation approachesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational CDKN (Climate & Development Knowledge Network) All9.790EUR20122011-2012
 That developing countries have improved access to high quality research and information in designing climate change policies and programmes by 2015.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternational Climate and development knowledge network All9.990EUR20122010-2011
 To help developing countries respond to climate changeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalClimate Investment Funds (CIF), Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) All EUR20122010-2011
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Funds

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
LDCsUN Women fund for Gender Equality (earmarked contribution for Gender and Climate Change). Subject to final approvalIceland UN Women fund for Gender EqualityUN WomenAdaptation 0.100USD2012Planned allocation in 2012
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries FundUNFCCC / GEFAdaptation 0.134USD2013Allocation in 2011
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries FundUNFCCC / GEFAdaptation 0.134USD2012Allocation in 2011
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 0.150USD2011Planned allocation in 2011
LDCs Iceland LDCF - Least Developed Countries FundUNFCCC / GEFAdaptation 0.150USD2013Allocation in 2012
 UNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationDenmarkInternationalUNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationUNFCCCAdaptation 0.800EUR20112010-2011
 Participation by developing countries in extraordinary meetings leading up to COP16DenmarkInterregionalUNFCCC Trust Fund for ParticipationUNFCCCAdaptation 0.800EUR20122010-2011
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20122011
 The LDCF was established under the UNFCCC and aims to address the special needs of the LDCs, which are especially vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change. This includes preparing and implementing NAPA's.HungaryTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20122011
  HungaryTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20112011
  LuxembourgInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 1.000EUR20132012
Burkina FasoIUCN Adaptation FundSweden IUCN Adaptation FundIUCN - International Union for Conservation of NatureAdaptation 2.160EUR20112010-2012
  SpainInternationalSCCF - Special Climate Change FundGEFAdaptation 4.000EUR20112010-11
 SCCF is a specific fund to support activities and programs in the area of adaptation to climate change, technology transfer, energy, transport, industry and waste management, among others, in developing countries.SpainInternationalSCCF - Special Climate Change FundGEFAdaptation 4.000EUR20122010-2011
BangladeshBangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundSweden Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience FundGovt. of BangladeshAdaptation 9.700EUR20112010-2012
GlobalThe Adaptation Fund has been established by the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol of the UNFCCC to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries that are Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.Germany Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR20122010
Global Germany2 Adaptation FundWorld BankAdaptation 10.000EUR2011
  BelgiumTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries FundN.A.Adaptation 10.000EUR2011Starting November 2010
 Contribution for Least Developed Countries Fund for Climate Change (LDCF)DenmarkInterregionalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 10.700EUR20122010-2012
  DenmarkInternationalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 10.700EUR20112010-
  SwedenVariousAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.000EUR2011 
 Support to range of developing countries to implement concrete adaptation projects and programmes, with a focus on vulnerable communities.United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalAdaptation Fund Adaptation 11.520EUR20122011-2012
 The Adaptation Fund has recently been working with the Solomon Islands to enhance its agricultural and food security and has endorsed future work with Fiji, Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands. The Adaptation Fund was designed to finance adaptation projects and programs in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, including Pakistan. Funding to these initiatives is to flow over financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13. A number of African countries are also receiving support through the Adaptation Fund including Eritrea and Senegal.Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUDUpdate 2011 
  Australia Adaptation Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
 Support capacity building for adaptationAustralia LDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 15.000AUD2011 
  addresses the special needs of the 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs), which are especially vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change. Fund established by the UNFCCC and managed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF).United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandInternationalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 17.280EUR20122011-2012
 Increasing climate resilience among small-scale agricultural producers. Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalInternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation 19.850CAD2013 
GlobalIFAD's Agriculture Smallholder Adaptation Program (ASAP) is a new multi-donor grant co-financing programme that will be used to invest in climate resilience for smallholders. This new program will invest in a range of climate smart agriculture practices and technologies to help smallholder farmers, especially women, adapt to climate change by improving land and water management practices. This program will also help to strengthen individual and community level capacity on adaptation and weather-related disaster risk reduction. Canada International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation 19.850CAD2012FY 2011/2012
 The LDCF was established under the UNFCCC and aims to address the special needs of the LDCs, which are especially vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change. This includes preparing and implementing NAPAs.BelgiumTBDLDCF - Least Developed Countries FundN.A.Adaptation 20.000EUR2012Starting November 2010
 Supporting the preparation and implementation of National Adaptation Programmes of Action on Climate Change in Least Developed Countries. Grant Financing.CanadaGlobalLDCF - Least Developed Countries Fund Adaptation 20.000CAD2013 
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Regions

   
Recipient PartyDescriptionContributing PartyRegionFundInstitutionsTypeActivityAmountCurrencyReportImplementation Period
 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
ASEAN, China, IndiaReserch for making energy saving roadmaps in East Asia countriesJapan3East Asia Ministry of Economy, Trade and IndustriesMitigationEnergy and resource saving0.480USD2012Oct 2010
ASEAN, China, India, Republic of KoreaReserch for making energy saving roadmaps in East Asia countriesJapanEast Asia  MitigationEnergy and resource saving, REDD0.480USD2011Oct 2010
ASEAN, ThailandThe project promotes low-carbon patterns of consumption and production in Thailand and other ASEAN states by developing criteria for climate-smart products and services. These criteria are to be applied to particularly climate-relevant product groups within the states’ existing ecolabelling systems, and are to be used as a basis for public procurement. Thailand’s government has set up a corresponding programme, among other related activities. Criteria development is the bottleneck in this process. The project’s goal is to substantially improve climate performance on both the production and consumption side. Experience gained with the German ‘Blue Angel’ ecolabel scheme will be utilised to ensure optimised labelling, awareness-raising and marketing strategies for climate-smart products. Existing label schemes such as the Thai Green Label will be expanded and harmonised.GermanyAsia Regional GIZMitigation 2.000EUR201305/2012-06/2015
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
Afghanistan2012 disbursmentSlovenia  NGOsMitigation 0.006EUR20132012
AfghanistanThe overall objective of the project is to increase access to electricity in Gelan townPoland  Minstry of DefenceMitigation 0.070EUR20122010
AfghanistanHydoelectric power station in GelanPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.070EUR20112010
AfghanistanThe overall objective of the project is to increase access to electricity in Gelan townPoland  Ministry of DefenceMitigation 0.072EUR20132010
Afghanistan Norway   Mitigation 0.074USD2013Disbursed 2012
AfghanistanAdvisor on Water Resources Development and ManagementJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationWater and Sanitation0.130USD2013Jun - 2011
AfghanistanHigher expert education through accredited study programs in Parwan province.Slovakia  SAIDCAdaptation, Mitigation 0.267EUR20132012
AfghanistanProject for Capacity Development and Institutional Strengthening of Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock(MAIL)Japan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAAdaptationFarming and irrigation0.322USD2013May - 2012
AfghanistanMechanical sewage treatment plant building in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.490EUR20112010
AfghanistanThe overall aim of the investment is to improve hygiene and sanitary conditions and raise standards of living in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.490EUR20122010
AfghanistanThe overall aim of the investment is to improve hygiene and sanitary conditions and raise standards of living in GhazniPoland  Ministry of DefenceAdaptation 0.493EUR20132010
AfghanistanThe project willl fund two types of sctivities: 1)relief assistance (food items) for the specific disaster affected, vulnerable individuals and communities falling under the “population at risk” criteria in Herat, Kunar, Badakshan, Bamyan and Maidan-wardak provinces and 2) strengthen and expand the Community Based Disaster Preparedness (CBDP) programme of Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) in the mentioned Provinces Italy  IFRCAdaptation 0.600EUR20132010-2011
Afghanistan Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.602USD2013Disbursed 2012
Afghanistan Norway   Adaptation, Mitigation 0.602USD2013Total 2010-2012
AfghanistanThe primarily objective of the project is to immediately respond in the rain-fed agroecological zones to assist 8,500 households affected by drought and food insecurity and build the resilience of another 2,000 hoseholds through disaster risk reduction in 4 most disaster prone areas, in order to limit a continuing decline in households' assests and livelihoods Italy  IFRCAdaptation 0.900EUR20132011-2012
Afghanistan NorwayAsia Regional  Mitigation 1.249USD20122011
Afghanistan Norway   Mitigation 1.323USD2013Total 2010-2012
AfghanistanMinistry of the Environment of Estonia made a contribution of 1,605,008 to the United Nations Environment Programme for "Strengthening Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Communities, for Agriculture and Environmental Management in Afghanistan" within UNEP project “Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding-Phase III” in 2012-2015. The project will build national capacity to plan for community resilience to climate change based threats in Afghanistan. Focus will be on sustainable water, pasture and environmental management in pilot sites and strengthening communities in Kabul province, the North and Central Highlands of Afghanistan. Core activities involve working with national government planners, advisors and decision makers to strengthen planning and action for community resilience in vulnerable areas of the country where high potential exists for productive, financially sustainable, ecologically sound agricultural development.Estonia  UNEPAdaptation 1.600EUR20132012-2015
Afghanistan Italy  UNOPSAdaptation 1.800EUR20122010-2012
Afghanistan Italy  UNOPSAdaptation 1.800EUR20132010-2012
AfghanistanThe project is concerned with the diversification of rural livelihoods, agriculture and irrigation methods.Germany  GIZ*Adaptation 6.000EUR20132010 - 2013
AfghanistanProject for Introduction of Clean Energy by Solar Electricity Generation SystemJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationRenewable energy6.087USD2013Mar - 2010
AfghanistanProject for Introduction of Clean Energy by Solar Electricity Generation SystemJapan3  Ministry of Foreign Affairs JICAMitigationRenewable energy sector6.090USD2012Mar 2010
AfghanistanProject for Introduction of Clean Energy by Solar Electricity Generation SystemJapan   MitigationRenewable energy sector6.090USD2011Mar 2010
AfghanistanInfection Countermeasure through the supply aid of health service, safe water, sanitation and nutrition in collaboration with UNICEFJapan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs UNICEFAdaptationHealth12.261USD2013Jan - 2011
Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, ZambiaThe Daey Ouwens fund works together with Senter Novem on the transfer of small scale renewable energy initiatives in 18 African countries. The initiatives vary between EUR 140 000 and EUR 2.200.000 and include Jatropha oil, solar power, biomass, micro-hydro power.Netherlands  Daey Ouwens Fund / Senter NovemMitigationTechnology14.170EUR20132010-2014
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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.