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    President Houari Boumedienne of Algeria laid the foundation stone Friday (September 15) of a model agricultural village to be built near Bouira, in Kabylia, in north-eastern Algeria.

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    President Houari Boumedienne of Algeria laid the foundation stone Friday (September 15) of a model agricultural village to be built near Bouira, in Kabylia, in north-eastern Algeria.

    The village is the third of 1,000 planned under the President's "Agrarian Revolution" land reform programme.

    President Boumedienne also handed to 50 peasants title deeds on plots of farmland owned by the State, which they will work under a co-operative system.

    The next stage of the Agrarian Revolution - signed into law last November - is a nationwide census of private farm land. Under the programme, land of absentee landlords and all farms over 12 1/2 acres will be nationalised and re-distributed to peasants grouped in co-operatives.

    SYNOPSIS: President Houari Boumedienne of Algeria visited he Kabylia region - in the north-east of his country - on Friday to launch a new model village project....
    The planned village is he third of one thousand which will be built under the President's Land Reform programme.....

    Signed into law last November the scheme nationalises larger farms and re-distribute them among peasants. The programme has been called the President's "Agrarian Revolution"....
    At the site the President also handed to fifty peasants title deeds on farmland owned by the State. The new title-holders will work the land under a co-operative system, with aid from the Government.

    People from the surrounding country came to see the plans for the new agricultural village in Kabylia...

    Next stage in the President's programme is a nationwide census of private farms. Land of absentee owners will be nationalised and re-distributed to new State-aided peasant co-operatives....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1AS81NP61W6E4HGUQ1SJCHUPH
    Media URN:
    VLVA1AS81NP61W6E4HGUQ1SJCHUPH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
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    N/A

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