The HLPE is exclusively funded through a voluntary trust fund based at FAO. This trust fund covers the costs of the preparation of reports, Steering Committee and Project Teams meetings, translation, editing and publication of reports, communication and outreach, and Secretariat support.

    Since 2010, the HLPE gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions from the following resource partners to the HLPE Trust Fund, or providers of in-kind staff resources: Australia, China (only in-kind contribution), Ethiopia, the European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Monaco, New-Zealand, Norway, the Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, the Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

    The annual budget, including valuation of in-kind staff resources, amounts to around 1.4 million USD (2016 figures).

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