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Niger

Volume 951: debated on Friday 9 June 1978

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asked the Minister of Overseas Development if she has received any request for food aid for Niger or any other Sahelian country.

In the current harvest year the Interstate Committee on Drought Control in the Sahel has appealed for food aid for all the Sahel countries. The Secretary General of FAO has launched a similar appeal based on the findings of a multi-donor mission to each country. Bilaterally we have had a formal request from the Government of Niger. Our diplomatic posts are closely in touch with the Governments of all these countries about their food supplies.

asked the Minister of Overseas Development if she has received any requests for further technical assistance or local costs from Niger.