• Short Summary

    LEADING AFRICAN SPECIALIST IN THE CONTROL OF LOCUSTS HAVE BEEN MEETING IN ACCRA TO PLAN THE FUTURE ACTIVITIES OF THE INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN MIGRATORY LOCUST ORGANISATION.

  • Description

    LEADING AFRICAN SPECIALIST IN THE CONTROL OF LOCUSTS HAVE BEEN MEETING IN ACCRA TO PLAN THE FUTURE ACTIVITIES OF THE INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN MIGRATORY LOCUST ORGANISATION. THE BODY HAS TWENTY-ONE MEMBER COUNTRIES, ALL OF WHOM ARE ATTENDING THE MEETING.

    THE MEETING, OF THE ORGANISATION'S ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL, IS PLANNED TO LAST A WEEK, AND DURING THAT TIME, MEMBERS WILL EXAMINE A REPORT ON ACTIVITIES AND STUDY THE BUDGET FOR THE NEXT YEAR.

    THE COMMISSIONER FOR FORESTRY IN GHANA, MR J.O. TORTO, OPENED THE MEETING. HE TOLD MEMBERS THAT IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY, AGRICULTURE CONSTITUTED THE MOST IMPORTANT SECTOR AND NEEDED CAREFUL HANDLING.

    HE APPEALED TO AFRICAN COUNTRIES NOT YET IN THE ORGANISATION TO JOIN EFFORTS TO COMBAT THE INSECTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1NASGYDQNYUF7UAO85LDQNFK3
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NASGYDQNYUF7UAO85LDQNFK3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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