• Short Summary

    AT ITS DEPOT AT LIMETE, CONGO-KINSHASA'S INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURAL MATERIAL - KNOWN AS SIDMA - KEEPS LARGE STOCKS OF FARMING MACHINERY READY FOR DESPATCH TO AREAS AWAITING CULTIVATION.

  • Description

    AT ITS DEPOT AT LIMETE, CONGO-KINSHASA'S INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURAL MATERIAL - KNOWN AS SIDMA - KEEPS LARGE STOCKS OF FARMING MACHINERY READY FOR DESPATCH TO AREAS AWAITING CULTIVATION. IT ALSO HOUSES AN IMPORTANT FLEET OF TRANSPORT LORRIES, A SPARES AND FIRST AID CENTRE AND AFTER-SALES-SERVICE FACILITIES. LARGE CONTINGENTS OF YOUNG AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIANS RECEIVE THEIR TRAINING AT LIMETE.

    THE LIMETE DEPOT CONTAINS MACHINERY FOR LARGE-SCALE CULTIVATION AS WELL AS MOTOR PLOUGHS FOR SMALL FARMS. IT OFFERS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO ITS CLIENTS, AND TRAINS YOUNG TECHNICIANS, SUCH AS THE TECHNICAL STUDENTS OF THE YOUNG WING OF THE NATIONAL PARTY, THE MPR, WHO WILL BECOME DEMONSTRATORS AT THE NATIONAL PILOT CENTRE FOR FARMING INSTRUCTORS.

    THE DIESEL LORRIES KEPT AT THE SIDMA CENTRE ARE AT THE DISPOSAL OF PRODUCERS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF CROPS TO THE MARKET CENTRES, TO BRING ABOUT MORE EFFICIENT FOOD DISTRIBUTION THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8JAID9K37XQN898Z5BAGEBNWJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JAID9K37XQN898Z5BAGEBNWJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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