• Short Summary

    THE UNITED NATIONS FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION TODAY APPROVED A PROPOSED BUDGET FOR 1970-71 OF $ 70,568,000 (ABOUT GBP 29,400,000 STERLING).

  • Description

    THE UNITED NATIONS FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION TODAY APPROVED A PROPOSED BUDGET FOR 1970-71 OF $ 70,568,000 (ABOUT GBP 29,400,000 STERLING). THE TWO-YEARLY FAO CONFERENCE, WHICH BEGAN ON NOVEMBER THE 8TH, ENDS ON THURSDAY.

    ABOUT 1,000 DELEGATES HAVE BEEN ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE, THE FAO'S FIFTEENTH SESSION. AS REPRESENTATIVES OF 119 GOVERNMENTS AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL GROUPS, THEY WERE CONSIDERING PROPOSALS FOR THE ORGANISATION'S NEXT TWO YEAR PLAN.

    ONE MAJOR ITEM FOR DISCUSSION AT THE THREE WEEK CONFERENCE HAS BEEN THE FIRST PROVISIONAL DRAFT OF WHAT HAS CALLED AN "INDICATIVE WORLD PLAN". THIS SCHEME FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT WAS DRAWN UP BY THE FAO SECRETARIAT AND OUTSIDE OBSERVERS OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS.

    THREE AFRICAN NATIONS, DAHOMEY, GHANA AND SIERRA LEONE ,PUT FORWARDS A DRAFT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SATISFACTION AT THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN FAO AND THE ECONOMIC COMMITTEE FOR AFRICA REGARDING A JOINT ACTION PROGRAMME FOR THE AFRICAN REGION. IT APPROVES THE FIVE YEARS OF CONCENTRATION STRATEGY PROPOSED BY THE FAO FOR FURTHERING AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8R9SLY6VLC2NKR2F55Y37RQSF
    Media URN:
    VLVA8R9SLY6VLC2NKR2F55Y37RQSF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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