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Ethiopia And Sudan (Food Aid)

Volume 78: debated on Wednesday 1 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much food aid has been promised by the European Communities and the United Kingdom to Ethiopia and Sudan for 1985; and how much has been delivered so far in the current year.

The figures are as follows:

Tonnes of wheat or wheat equivalent
EthiopiaSudan
1. European Community
Commitments200,00094,000
Deliveries*70,00029,400
2. United Kingdom
Commitments15,00045,000
Deliveries15,000†10,000

Notes:

* Includes deliveries from commitments made in 1984 and 1985.

†The remaining 35,000 tonnes will reach Sudan during May.