• Short Summary

    A FULL-SCALE CAMPAIGN AIMED AT PREVENTING LARGE AREAS OF FERTILE SOIL BEING ERODED, HAS BEEN LAUNCHED BY THE ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ARMY TRUCK WITH SOLDIERS ON BOARD PASSING
    0.06

    2.
    GV ANOTHER TRUCK WITH CIVILIANS COMES TO HALT
    0.10

    3.
    SV CIVILIANS OUT OF TRUCK
    0.13

    4.
    SV ARAB WOMAN PASSES
    0.15

    5.
    SV SOLDIERS WITH TOOLS OUT OF TRUCK
    0.18

    6.
    GV PEOPLE AWAY FROM TRUCKS AND TOWARDS WORK-SITE
    0.23

    7.
    GV SOLDIERS MARCHING IN SINGLE FILE
    0.26

    8.
    SV TROOPS CARRY TOOLS
    0.29

    9.
    GV LONG LINES OF CIVILIANS
    0.33

    10.
    SV GROUP OF ARAB WOMEN
    0.38

    11.
    SV COLUMN PASSING PILE OF TOOLS
    0.42

    12.
    SV SOLDIER BEING LOADED WITH SAPLINGS
    0.46

    13.
    GV PEOPLE PLANT TREES
    0.49

    14.
    CU SAPLING BEING PLANTED
    0.53

    15.
    SV DITTO
    0.59

    16.
    SV WOMAN PASSES CARRYING SAPLING
    1.02

    17.
    SV PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE GREETED ON ARRIVAL
    1.07

    18.
    SV PRESIDENT'S PARTY PASSING
    1.11

    19.
    SV WORKERS HURRY BY
    1.14

    20.
    SV PRESIDENT PLANTING TREE
    1.18

    21.
    GV WORKERS
    1.21



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A FULL-SCALE CAMPAIGN AIMED AT PREVENTING LARGE AREAS OF FERTILE SOIL BEING ERODED, HAS BEEN LAUNCHED BY THE ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT. LARGE AREAS OF LAND ARE NOW BEING PLANTED WITH TREES TO STOP SOIL BEING WASHED AWAY BY HEAVY RAINS.

    THE WORK OF PLANTING YOUNG TREES BEGAN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WHEN HUNDREDS OF TROOPS AND CIVILIAN VOLUNTEER GROUPS ARRIVED IN AN AREA EAST OF ALGIERS.

    ALGERIAN PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE WAS PRESENT WHEN WORK STARTED, AND HE PLANTED ONE OF THE FIRST TREES.

    UNTIL NOW, THIS AREA AND MANY OTHERS SUFFERED SERIOUS SOIL EROSION DURING RAINY SEASONS. DURING THE PRESENT CAMPAIGN, LARGE NUMBERS OF VOLUNTEER WORKERS WILL TURN OUT EVERY SUNDAY MORNING TO HELP PLANT TREES IN THE AFFECTED AREAS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAETZARKU0V4382894E7YEBRBLJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAETZARKU0V4382894E7YEBRBLJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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