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Grain storage silos for Burma



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GRAIN STORAGE SILOS FOR BURMA Media Statement, Senator D. Willesee, I August 1974 The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Don Willesee, announced that the Aus­ tralian Government would provide Burma with two grain storage silos at an

estimated cost of $1.5m, The gift was in response to a request from the Burmese Government and would be made under Australia’s aid program. Grain losses arising from inadequate storage was a serious problem for many developing countries. The silos will be complete with conveyors, weighing, bagging and insect control equipment and will thus make available to Burma Australia's

considerable experience in the problem of grain storage. The silos will have a capacity of 7,000 and 13,000 tons. · ...