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Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 August 2015

The percentage of 2015 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of August 2015 was 68.67 percent, a rate of receipt lower than at the end of August 2014 (68.98 percent).


As at 31 August 2015 outstanding 2015 contributions amounted to USD 160.34 million. As at 31 August 2014, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 158.67 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. 3rd quarter 2015 is as at 31 August 2015. 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 2015, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.