• Short Summary

    A BIG AGRICULTURAL CONFERENCE IS BEING HELD IN THE IVORY COAST CAPITAL, ABIDJAN. THE CONFERENCE?

  • Description

    A BIG AGRICULTURAL CONFERENCE IS BEING HELD IN THE IVORY COAST CAPITAL, ABIDJAN. THE CONFERENCE IS LAYING AN EMPHASIS ON AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH IN AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA. IT WAS OPENED ON SATURDAY BY THE IVORY COAST'S MINISTER DELEGATE FOR AGRICULTURE, M. ABDOULAYE SWAWDOGO.

    NEARLY 200 DELEGATES FROM AFRICA, AMERICA, ASIA AND EUROPE WILL TRY TO PINPOINT THE RESEARCH PROBLEMS IN AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY. THIS PROBLEM WILL FIRST HAVE TO BE SOLVED BEFORE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CAN BE SPEEDED UP IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES. MR. ROBERT GARDINER, EXECUTIVE-SECRETARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA, AND DR. OTTO FISCHNICH, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE U.N. FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION (FAO) ARE ATTENDING THE MEETING. IT HAS BEEN ORGANISED BY THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE IN COLLABORATION WITH FAO AND THE IVORY COAST GOVERNMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADEINE11VJ35P01EDHQO69K8K2
    Media URN:
    VLVADEINE11VJ35P01EDHQO69K8K2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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