Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 October 2020

The percentage of 2020 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of October 2020 was 66.78 percent; a rate of receipt higher than at the end of October 2019, which was 54.45 percent.

As at 31 October, outstanding contributions amounted to USD 227 million. As at 31 October 2019, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 305 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 2020 is as at 31 October 2020. 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 2020, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.