European Union funding
The European Union (EU) is the world's largest donor of development funding, giving over half the world total. Around one sixth of this is administered directly by the European Commission.
Nearly € 1 billion (or 10%) of the aid budget managed by the European Commission is channelled through the UN.
Within the UN, FAO is among the principal recipients of EU-funded grants:
Sources of EU funding:
- European Union budget
- European Development Fund