Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 July 2021

The percentage of 2021 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of July 2021 was 63.16 percent; a rate of receipt higher than at the end of July 2020, which was 60.00 percent.

As at 31 July, outstanding contributions amounted to USD 270 million. As at 31 July 2020, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 285 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. 3rd quarter 2021 is as at 31 Jul 2021. 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 2021, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.

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Member Nations with Arrears at 31 July 2021 Download PDF

The report includes Member Nations with arrears of contributions as defined in Financial Regulation 5.5 as follows:

"Contributions and advances shall be due and payable in full within 30 days of the receipt of the communication of the Director-General referred to in Regulation 5.4 above, or as of the first day of the calendar year to which they relate, whichever is the later. As of 1 January of the following calendar year, the unpaid balance of such contributions and advances shall be considered to be one year in arrears."


Status of Regular Programme Contributions at 31 July 2021 Download PDF

The report sets out full details of receipts during 2021 and amounts outstanding for each Member Nation as at 31 July 2021.


Top 25 Contributors to FAO Regular Programme – Positions at 31 July 2021 Download PDF

The report sets out information on receipts during 2021 and amounts outstanding for FAO’s top 25 contributors at 31 July 2021.