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    A billion-dollar fund to help increase the world's food supplies came officially under the umbrella of the United Nations on Thursday, with the establishing of IFAD...

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    A billion-dollar fund to help increase the world's food supplies came officially under the umbrella of the United Nations on Thursday, with the establishing of IFAD... the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

    Synopsis: The United Nations newest agency came into being at a brief ceremony in London. Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim and the fund's President, Abdelelmuhsin Al-Sudeary, of Saudi Arabia, signed the agreement establishing IFAD. Small farmers and landless farm workers will receive special attention from the new Fund.

    If AD is the 13th United Nations specialised agency, and its main objective is to finance projects which will increase food production in countries where the need is greatest.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABU3TY4H53B1L8JUR4MENV5LUF
    Media URN:
    VLVABU3TY4H53B1L8JUR4MENV5LUF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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