HC Deb 22 April 1975 vol 890 c255W
Mr. Hooley

asked the Minister of Overseas Development what proposals have been made by the Government on the funding of the new World Agricultural Fund; and what contributions will be made by Her Majesty's Government to the fund when established.

Mrs. Hart

The Secretary-General of the United Nations is convening a meeting of interested Governments in Geneva early next month to consider the establishment of the fund. Representatives of Her Majesty's Government will be attending the meeting. I have already made it clear that we shall be very ready to make a British contribution if the fund seems likely to add usefully to international efforts for agricultural development.

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