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    West Germany has signed a large capital and technical aid agreement with Kenya following the visit of the Kenyan Foreign Minister Munyua Waiyaki and Kenyan Finance Minister Mwai Kibaki.

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    West Germany has signed a large capital and technical aid agreement with Kenya following the visit of the Kenyan Foreign Minister Munyua Waiyaki and Kenyan Finance Minister Mwai Kibaki.

    The agreements include 90 million marks (about 18 million sterling) in capital aid and 30 million marks (about six million sterling) technical aid for this year and next.

    West Germany agreed to concentrate its development cooperation with Kenya on rural development, including industrialisation and strengthening planning capacity. Most of the capital aid will go towards financing the Upper Tana multi-purpose reservoir.

    The artificial lake will be used for irrigation and energy supplies for a planned housing programme.

    SYNOPSIS: The Kenyan Foreign Minister Munyua Waiyaki visited the West German Foreign Ministry in Bonn on Wednesday for talks with the West German Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher.

    The previous day there were important talks on German capital and technical aid for Kenya, between the German Economic Cooperation Minister Egoh Bahr.

    West Germany is to grant Kenya 90 million marks capital aid and 30 million marks technical aid for this year and next. West Germany agreed to concentrate its development cooperation with Kenya on rural development schemes.

    Development will include industrialisation and strengthening of planning capacity. The capital aid will help finance the upper Tana multi-purpose reservoir, which will provide irrigation and energy for a new housing programme.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6AA0UGFW911B1PRG9JH27CDKT
    Media URN:
    VLVA6AA0UGFW911B1PRG9JH27CDKT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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