• Short Summary

    The President of the Gambia, Alhaji Sir Dawada Kairaba Jawara, held a press conference at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on 12 June 1978.

  • Description

    The President of the Gambia, Alhaji Sir Dawada Kairaba Jawara, held a press conference at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on 12 June 1978. President Jawara discussed immediate needs arising from the drought in the Sahelian Zone of Africa as well as plans for future development of this vulnerable region. President Jawara spoke in his capacity as Chairman of the Heads of State Conference of the Permanent later-State Committee on Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS). CILSS was created by governments of the region in March 1973 in the midst of the worst drought in two generations. The purpose of the organization is to coordinate both self-help and internationally supported development programmes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACR699Z1386WSA4UXO8EX8U619
    Media URN:
    VLVACR699Z1386WSA4UXO8EX8U619
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:08:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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