To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the written statement of 22 April 2008, Official Report, column 100WS, on rising food prices (international impact), how much of the £30 million identified for support for the World Food Programme has been spent to date; on what dates such payments were made; and what quantity of food has been purchased as a result, broken down by food type.
Details of disbursement of the additional £30 million contribution to the World Food Programme, announced on
|Country||£ million||Date payment made||Quantity of food purchased to date (mt)||Type of food purchased to date|
|Iraq||2||17 June||3,940||Beans, rice|
|Somalia||9||29 August||14,543||Maize, sorghum, millet|
|Yemen||1||17 June||3,239||Beans, iodised salt, sugar, vegetable oil, wheat|
|(1 )Not yet made|