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|About||The Adaptation Fund has committed US$ 462 million in 73 countries since 2010 to assist developing countries adapt to climate change.|
|Mission||Helping developing countries build resilience and adapt to climate change.|
The Adaptation Fund finances projects and programmes that help vulnerable communities in developing countries adapt to climate change. Initiatives are based on country needs, views and priorities.
The Adaptation Fund was established under the Kyoto Protocol of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and has committed US$ 438 million in 67 countries since 2010 to climate adaptation and resilience activities.
The Fund is financed in part by government and private donors, and also from a two percent share of proceeds of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) issued under the Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism projects.