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Funders (orange) and recipients (green) of REDD+ financial contributions, as reported by funders. Click on the circles above to view REDD+ financing provided/received for a given country.

Welcome to the Voluntary REDD+ Database

The Voluntary REDD+ Database (VRD) provides information on REDD+ financing, actions and results that has been reported to the REDD+ Partnership. It aims to improve effectiveness, efficiency, transparency and coordination of REDD+ initiatives; and to support efforts to identify and analyze gaps and overlaps in REDD+ financing. The Database relies solely on data voluntarily submitted by countries and institutions. The statistics, maps, graphs and lists of arrangements on this site may be viewed as "reported by funders" or "reported by recipients", through the drop down in the upper right hand side of this page. Data may also be viewed for individual countries and institutions, by following the links in the top right hand side of this page or by clicking on individual countries in the map above. For more details on how to use the VRD to answer your REDD+ financing questions, please click on the user guide link below.

Funder Countries
$2.01 B
$3.41 B
Multilateral Institutions
REDD+ Countries
$1.17 B

Bilateral and multilateral flows of financial contributions to REDD+ countries, as reported by funders.

The database currently holds information submitted by:
Funder Countries
REDD+ Countries
Private Sector Entities
Reporting a total of 1294 REDD+ arrangements

How much financing has been reported for REDD+?

Total funding for REDD+ (2006 - 2017) by funder and recipient type, as reported by funders

This graph shows total financial contribution amounts for REDD+ arrangements between funder countries, REDD+ countries and institutions from 2006 to 2017, as reported by funders.

August 2012 update: the estimates for total REDD+ financing, as reported in the VRD, have recently changed significantly. As part of ongoing efforts to address discrepancies and data quality issues in the database, the VRD Team has been in communication with countries and institutions to remove inconsistencies in reported data, including pre-2006 funding which predates REDD+ as a concept. The result is an overall decrease in reported REDD+ financing as shown in the graph above.

What is the distribution of financing to REDD+ countries over time?

Total outgoing and domestic financial contributions to REDD+ countries over time (2006 - 2017), as reported by funders.

What is the regional distribution of financing to/from REDD+ countries?

Regional distribution of outgoing and domestic financial contributions to REDD+ countries, as reported by funders.

What types of actions are being undertaken in REDD+ arrangements?

The types of actions that are specified in arrangements, as reported by funders. This is not a comprehensive list as actions have not been reported for all arrangements. Arrangements can specify more than one action, so the total number of actions is greater than the number of arrangements. The purpose of this graph is to demonstrate the types of actions being recorded in arrangements; it does not show how much finance is going to different action categories.

Timespan 2005 - 2021
Amount $0M - $1104M

Preliminary report on pledges, arrangements and disbursements contributing to fast‐start financing for REDD+, as reported to the VRD by funder countries in 2012. Several countries are still processing their official figures.

Country Fast‐start Pledge Fast‐start Arrangements2 2010-2012 Disbursement 2010 Disbursement 2011 Disbursement 2012 Comments
Australia $144M Corresponding to AUD 146 million, correct exchange rate not yet confirmed. Communication on remaining data ongoing.
Belgium $14M $14M $14M USD 14 million (EUR 10 million – exchange rate 1.4 used) were pledged in FSF for REDD+ in 2010. No FSF pledges have yet been made for 2011 and 2012.
Canada $72M $41M $31.5M Canada has made no formal pledges. All FSF is reported as actual disbursements. Disbursements in 2012 include $20M to the Congo Basin Forest Fund, $5M to the FCPF Carbon Fund, $4.5M to the World Bank BioCarbon Plus Fund, and $2M for the Congo Basin Forest Partnership. Canada's financial year ends in March.
Denmark $46M
European Commission See comment $19.6M $5.6M $14M Exchange rate 1.4 used. The EC's fast‐start pledge is €50 million per annum, divided 50/50 between adaptation and mitigation. REDD+ is included under mitigation; no specific REDD+ earmarking.
Finland None $48M $7M $20M $12.5M Finland has no formal pledges
France $342M $373M $122M $148M $103M
Germany $503M $388.8M
Italy Data processing is nearly finalized
Japan $500M $718.6M $302M Disbursements for the fast start period cover up to March 2011
Netherlands $21M $5M $8M $8M Regular Dutch support EUR 350 million including EUR 195 for REDD+; Additional Dutch support in scope of Copenhagen Accord EUR 310 million. WB FCPF Readiness Fund EUR 15 million (USD 21 million) is part of regular support. See also www.faststartfinance.org
Norway $1000M $986M $461M $334M $51M
Spain $23.95M $18.57M $1.32M Spain's fast‐start pledge is €375 million in total for adaptation, mitigation, and REDD+; no specific REDD+ earmarking.
Sweden $81.9M $71M $29M $28M $14M The Swedish fast start figures for 2010-2012 are reported in the exchange rate for 2010. The figures are preliminary. Sweden will present final fast start figures in spring 2013. Sweden’s REDD+ support is delivered via global, regional and bilateral channels, for example the Forest Investment Programme (FIP), Global Environment Facility (GEF), regional and global programmes such as RFGI, PREMI, International NGOs (IIED, RRI, IUCN, AFF) and research institutions (CIFOR, CODESRIA).
Switzerland $34M* $215M $89M * Committed to global and regional initiatives, estimate as some of the commitments go beyond 2012.
United Kingdom $493M $457.9M $191.5M $87.2M $32M UK financial year ends in March.
United States $1000M $249M The 249 million USD reported arrangements concern 2010; numbers for 2011 not yet available.

2 These arrangements constitute those that that are viewed by the country as contributing to their fast‐start pledge.