• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR BEGAN OF SENEGAL BEGAN HIS TOUR OF LINGUERE PROVINCE WITH A VISIT LAST WEEK TO THE VILLAGE OF THIEL WHERE HE EXHORTED THE VILLAGERS TO MAKE FULL USE OF THE MODERN TECHNICAL AND VETERINARY FACILITIES WHICH THE GOVERNMENT IS INTRODUCING TO HELP THEM.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR BEGAN OF SENEGAL BEGAN HIS TOUR OF LINGUERE PROVINCE WITH A VISIT LAST WEEK TO THE VILLAGE OF THIEL WHERE HE EXHORTED THE VILLAGERS TO MAKE FULL USE OF THE MODERN TECHNICAL AND VETERINARY FACILITIES WHICH THE GOVERNMENT IS INTRODUCING TO HELP THEM.

    HE WATCHED A DEMONSTRATION OF HAY-MAKING AND THE VACCINATION OF CATTLE.

    THE VILLAGERS GAVE THE PRESIDENT A WARM WELCOME . HE URGED THEM TO TURN FROM "SENTIMENTAL" TO VIABLE STOCK-FARMING, PLEDGING HIS GOVERNMENT'S FULL SUPPORT. HE HAD SPECIAL PRAISE FOR THE CURRENT PROGRAMME OF VACCINATING CATTLE AGAINST CATTLE PLAGUE, WHICH WOULD HELP NOT ONLY THE INTERNAL BUT ALSO THE COUNTRY'S MEAT EXPORT TRADE. HE ADDED THAT THE INCREASED PROVISIONS OF HAY PLAYED A VITAL PART IN MODERNISING SENEGAL'S STOCK-FARMING INDUSTRY. 19 HAY-MAKING UNITS WERE NOW IN OPERATION IN THE LINGUERE PROVINCE.

    THE PRESIDENT INSPECTED HE VACCINATION PENS AS WELL AS THE LARGE ENCLOSURES IN WHICH CATTLE ARE FATTENED PRIOR TO BEING SOLD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7CKYTTMY207FAL6ETQGSU8E1D
    Media URN:
    VLVA7CKYTTMY207FAL6ETQGSU8E1D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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