East Africa: Food Security

Part of International Development – in the House of Commons on 29th April 2020.

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Photo of Laurence Robertson Laurence Robertson Conservative, Tewkesbury

As the Secretary of State says, millions of people in east Africa already live with food insecurity, and poor seasonal rains recently have been followed by the locust infestation. Can the Secretary of State use the DFID budget to provide urgent food aid of nutritional quality to people who, through no fault of their own, face the most basic problem?