HC Deb 23 July 1952 vol 504 c32W
56. Mr. Hurd

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he can give particulars about the team which the Food and Agriculture Organisation is sending to Korea next month to draw up a plan for the development of Korean agriculture; and what part Britain is taking in this mission.

Mr. Nutting

The team is to consist of 12 experts in production, irrigation, food management and distribution, agricultural economics and statistics, marketing, rural sociology, forestry and fishery. Two United Kingdom experts have accepted invitations to join the team. They are Sir Geoffrey Clay, who will be Joint Chief of the Mission, and Sir Herbert Howard (Secretary of the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux), a specialist in forestry.

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