• Short Summary

    A four-man mission from the European Development Fund, on a week-long visit to the Ivory Coast, on Tuesday (Jan 18th) toured Abidjan's fishing port -- which is scheduled for improvements under a grant form the fund.

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    A four-man mission from the European Development Fund, on a week-long visit to the Ivory Coast, on Tuesday (Jan 18th) toured Abidjan's fishing port -- which is scheduled for improvements under a grant form the fund. A sum of 300 million CFA france has been allocated to prevent the silting up of the approach to the port.

    SYNOPSIS: The fishing part at Abidjan is to benefit form a major grant form the European Development Fund. On tuesday, a four-man mission form the fund visited the port to see the existing installation The fund has allocated a sum of three-hundred million CFA francs towards improving the approaches to the port.

    Money from the grant will be spent on building a new jetty to prevent sand from blocking the deepwater entrance channel. A large proportion of the fish processed at the port is eventually scheduled for the European market.

    Besides seeing the fishing port, the European Development Fund mission had talks with Ivorian leaders -- and announced the grant of a further fifty-million francs to help fight disease.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8UE08MEMO1Z28R2LZBN4O68SR
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UE08MEMO1Z28R2LZBN4O68SR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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