§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will supply(a) a list of the projects now approved under the memorandum on technical and scientific co-operation signed between Britain and Brazil in 1989, together with a list of project managers and institutes or consultancy organisations involved in each and (b) similar details for the projects currently under consideration by the British and Brazilian Governments, together with expected dates of approval.
§ Mrs. Chalker
The information requested is as follows:149W
Approved Projects Project Manager Institution or Consultancy Organisations involved 4. Recife Environmental Control Project British Council (a) Companhia Pernambucana de Control de Polucao Ambiental e de Administracao do Recursos Hidricos (Pernambuco State Agency for Pollution Control) (b) Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Federal University of Pernambuco) (c) Instituto Techologico do Estado de Pernambuco (Pernambuco State Institute of Technology) (d) Environmental Resource Limited (e) Scott, Wilson Kirkpatrick. 5. Tocantins Forestry and Rural Development Project Instituto de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social de Para (Para State Economic and Social Development Institute) (a) Centro Agro-Ambiental do Tocantins (Tocantins Agro-Environmental Centre) (b) Nucleo de Altos Estudos Amazonicos (Nuclear of Higher Amazonian Studies, Federal University of Para) (c) Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarais do Para (Faculty of Agriculture of the Federal University of Para). 6. Demini Yanomami Health Care Project Oxfam Comissao Pela Criacao do Parque Yanomami (Commission for the Creation of a Yanomami Park). 7. Floodplain Forest Ecology and Management Project Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi (a) Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. (b) University of St. Andrews. Projects under consideration and expected date of approval 1. Tapajos Forest Management Project January 1992 International Tropical Timber Organisation Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente (Brazilian Environmental and Natural Resources Institute). 2. Forest Biomass and Nutrients Research Project February 1992 To be decided (a) Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonica (Brazilian National Research Institute for Amazonia). (b) Other participants to be decided. 3. Central Amazonia Flora and Vegetation Project January 1992 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia (Brazilian National Research Institute of Amazonia). 4. Rainforest Silviculture Research Project March 1992 To be decided (a) Centro de Pesquisas Agropecuario de Tropico Umido (Centre for Agricultural Research in the Humid Tropics). (b) Other participants to be decided. 5. Lake Mamiraua Ecological Station July 1992 Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi To be decided.
§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of the project budget on approved projects under the memorandum on technical and scientific co-operation between Britain and Brazil has been earmarked for consultancy fees to British-based institutions(a) in total and (b) for each project.
§ Mrs. Chalker
The information requested is as follows:
Proportion of project budget designated for consultancy fees Project Per cent. 1. Anglo-Brazilian Climate Observation Study 1.3 2. Caxiuana Research Station 1.9 3. Forestry Development of Aromatic Plants and Essential Oils 12.7 4. Recife Environmental Control Project 25.1 5. Tocantins Forestry and Rural Development Project 7.2 6. Demini Yanomami Health Care Project Nil 7. Floodplain Forest Ecology and Management Project 9.0 Overall average 4.3
These figures are based on the fees for short-term consultancy inputs. The calculation does not include management charges, costs of long-term technical co-operation officers or travel and subsistence costs for consultants.