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Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 May 2017

The percentage of 2017 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of May 2017 was 36.96 percent, a rate of receipt lower than at the end of May 2016 (49.49 percent).


As at 31 May 2017 outstanding 2017 contributions amounted to USD 322.52 million. As at 31 May 2016, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 258.46 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. 2nd quarter 2017 is as at 31 May 2017. 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 2017, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.