• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR LAST WEEKEND RECEIVED THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION, MR. BURK?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR LAST WEEKEND RECEIVED THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION, MR. BURK KNAPPE, ON HIS VISIT TO SENEGAL. MR. KNAPPE TOURED THE BIG INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY OF FERTILISERS' FACTORY NEAR SENEGAL'S CAPITAL CITY, DAKAR.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR INAUGURATED THE FACTORY IN MAY THIS YEAR. PRODUCTION IS NOW WELL UNDERWAY AND VARIOUS TYPES OF FERTILISERS ARE HELPING LOCAL AGRICULTURE AND BOOSTING THE EXPORT MARKET.

    AFTER AN OFFICIAL WELCOME BY THE FACTORY DIRECTOR, MR. BERNOS, MR. KNAPPE TOURED THE PRODUCTION LINES AND LABORATORIES WHERE WORK IS CONTINUING TO DEVELOP NEW AND MORE EFFECTIVE FERTILISERS. THE FACTORY NOW PRODUCES BETWEEN 60,000 AND 70,000 TONS OF FERTILISER EACH YEAR.

    ACCOMPANYING MR. KNAPPE ON HIS VISIT WERE SENEGAL'S MINISTER OF PLANNING, MR. ABDOU DIOUF, AND THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, MR. KOCHMANN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADZ5VKUDKWSQD3PA07QPZJ0VL1
    Media URN:
    VLVADZ5VKUDKWSQD3PA07QPZJ0VL1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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