Frequently Asked Questions

CIAT is primarily funded through the annual contributions of member countries and associate members.

CIAT also generates revenues through the provision of technical assistance and virtual training services.

There is a schedule to determine the annual contributions of the various member countries, with 7 different amounts depending on the different Gross Domestic Product (GDP) brackets of member countries.

Member countries are placed in the contributions table based on the GDP information reported annually in the International Monetary Fund Report.

The United States and Panama had a special contribution amount set, which is not related to the various categories in the table. In the case of Panama, the country where the Executive Secretariat is based, a annual in-kind contribution is added.

Member country contributions are adjusted annually based on the US inflation rate for the previous calendar year, as reported in the annual International Monetary Fund Report.