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Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 January 2016

The percentage of 2016 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of 31 January 2016 was 8.24 percent, a rate of receipt lower than at the end of January 2016 (9.56 percent).


As at 31 January 2016 outstanding 2016 contributions amounted to USD 469.34 million. As at 31 January 2015, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 462.96 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. 1st quarter 2016 is as at 31 January 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.