• Short Summary

    In Kenya, delegates attending a United Nations conference have been debating ways to finance a massive plan to halt the spread of the world's deserts.

  • Description

    In Kenya, delegates attending a United Nations conference have been debating ways to finance a massive plan to halt the spread of the world's deserts. Speakers have warned that food supplies are being seriously threatened by the misuse of agricultural land -- but there has been disagreement over the way funds should be raised. At the end of the general session on Tuesday (6 September) the head of the conference, Dr. Mostafa Tolba, who's executive director of the U.N. environment programme, held a news conference to discuss the proposals that had been put forward.

    SYNOPSIS: Dr. Tolba was asked about reports that he was in favour of an international taxation scheme.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAJMXQUWETC3GQ4RSP1YNMFXJX
    Media URN:
    VLVAJMXQUWETC3GQ4RSP1YNMFXJX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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