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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — International Development – in the House of Commons on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Secretary of State for International Development

The hon. Lady has raised an incredibly important point. We are working on nutrition with a range of multilateral agencies, and my ministerial colleagues and I continue to engage in discussions with them. At the United Nations General Assembly, it was announced that £61 million would be provided to develop crops that are better adapted to grow in higher temperatures and that can withstand drought. That is the sort of work that will make a long-term difference when it comes to food insecurity.