• Short Summary

    SPECIAL CITATIONS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO FARMERS COMPETING IN THE NATIONAL PROGRESS CUP'S SOUTHERN AREA IN ABIDJAN.

  • Description

    SPECIAL CITATIONS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO FARMERS COMPETING IN THE NATIONAL PROGRESS CUP'S SOUTHERN AREA IN ABIDJAN. THE COMPETITION HAS BEEN UNDERWAY SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR.

    THE FARMING COMPETITION IS BEING HELD AT THE EXPO PARK IN COCODY AND IT HAS BEEN ORGANISED BY IVORY COAST RADIO AND TELEVISION IN CONJUNCTION WITH GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES AND ORGANISATIONS CONCERNED WITH THE COUNTRY'S DEVELOPMENT. THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF THE IVORY COAST, PHILIP YACE, PRESIDED OVER THE PRIZE-GIVING CEREMONY.

    WITH HIM WAS THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION, MATHIEU EKRA, THE PERFECT OF THE SOUTHERN DEPARTMENT, PRIVATE BEUGRE, AND THE MINISTER OF CONSTRUCTION, URBANISM AND TOURISM, GOLY KUOASSI.

    THE SOUTHERN AREA WINNER WAS A RICE PLANTER FROM ADZOPE, KONATE BAKARY. THE PROGRESS CUPS WILL BE KEPT ON SHOW UNTIL THE COMPETITION ENDS AT THE END OF THE YEAR WHEN THEY WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE OVERALL WINNERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADWHB21LG2B2D68HYJ22QGV836
    Media URN:
    VLVADWHB21LG2B2D68HYJ22QGV836
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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