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    Liberia's President William Tolbert, opening his first international Conference as President in Monrovia's new E.J.?

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    Liberia's President William Tolbert, opening his first international Conference as President in Monrovia's new E.J. Roye Memorial Building, on Monday (20 September) exhorted the 14 countries of West Africa to become self-sufficient in rice production before the end of this decade
    The Liberian leader stressed this need when opening the First Governing Council Meeting of the West African Rice Development Association.

    President Tolbert also intended Liberia should strive towards this goal. He told delegates Liberia spent 9.7 million dollars in 1970 on imports of rice, money which night have been used in other avenues of development if the country had been able to grow all its own rice.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7X5OXRCOQXPX9YM5EZG23DBQS
    Media URN:
    VLVA7X5OXRCOQXPX9YM5EZG23DBQS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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