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Cablegate: Sierra Leone: Delivered Demarches On Food

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHFN #0257 1541351
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 021351Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY FREETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 1941

UNCLAS FREETOWN 000257

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR EB/TPP/ABT GARY A. CLEMENTS AND JACK A. BOBO

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETRD EAGR EAID SL
SUBJECT: SIERRA LEONE: DELIVERED DEMARCHES ON FOOD
SECURITY, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND ENDING EXPORT RESTRICTIONS

REF: A. STATE 52628

B. STATE 53346
C. STATE 53353

1. Per instructions refs A-C, Embassy Freetown delivered
points to the Sierra Leone Ministries of Foreign Affairs and
Agriculture to convey information on the President's Global
Food Security Initiative and to seek their cooperation. Post
also conveyed the importance of not imposing export
restrictions on food commodities and provided information on
the role that agricultural biotechnology can play in reducing
world hunger.

2. Post will report any response septel.
PERRY

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