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Ivory Poaching

Volume 164: debated on Monday 8 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assistance is being offered to African countries willing to destroy all ivory stocks seized from poachers.

We do not offer assistance to African countries in response to their willingness to destroy ivory stocks seized from poachers, but we are committed to projects specifically to assist wildlife management and to help to deter and eliminate poaching.