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Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 December 2016

The percentage of 2016 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of December 2016 was 89.86 percent, a rate of receipt higher than at the end of December 2015 (81.97 percent).


As at 31 December 2016 outstanding 2016 contributions amounted to USD 55.50 million. As at 31 December 2015, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 92.31 million (consolidated).


Timely payment by Members of their assessments ensures that FAO meets the operating cash requirements and deliver the Programme of Work.


Table 1 below shows the cumulative percentage rate of receipts of Regular Programme contributions by quarter over the past four years. 4th quarter 2016 is as at 31 December 2016. The graph reflects the actual percentage rate of receipts versus a hypothetical even rate of receipt of 25% per quarter (as represented by the red line).


Table 2 shows the total cumulative USD and Euro receipts in 2016, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.