During the financial year (FY) 2007-08, the Government have committed the following expenditure for support to the African Union for their mission to Somalia:
£4.5 million for Ugandan and Burundian troop sustainment (fuel, food, rotation costs, airlift);
£2.3 million for Burundian troop allowances (per diems for 2 battalions up to end of FY);
£1.3 million for supplies to the Ugandan battalions (trucks, vehicle spares, paint etc.);
£120,000 (maximum) for subsistence payments and accommodation for military planners;
£20,000 for a Burundian military reconnaissance visit to Mogadishu;
£20,000 for a Burundian liaison officer in Kampala (subsistence and accommodation); and
£40,000 (maximum) committed for a potential Nigerian reconnaissance visit to Mogadishu.
The current total UK commitment for supporting the African Union mission to Somalia during FY 2007-08 is £8,300,000.