• Short Summary

    THE FIRST ANNUAL MEETING OF THE JOINT IVORY COAST - EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY COUNCIL IN THE FRAMEWORK OF 'OPERATION PALM OIL' OPENED THIS WEEK IN ABIDJAN.

  • Description


    HINDUS ARRIVES; TOURING PLANTATION.




    Initials GM/VS/JF/JG



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FIRST ANNUAL MEETING OF THE JOINT IVORY COAST - EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY COUNCIL IN THE FRAMEWORK OF 'OPERATION PALM OIL' OPENED THIS WEEK IN ABIDJAN. THE EEC'S DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT, MR. HINDUS, FLEW INTO ABIDJAN ON WEDNESDAY TO ATTEND THE MEETING. FOLLOWING HIS ARRIVAL HE VISITED THE SODEPLAM PALM OIL PLANTATION AT ANGEDEDOU, WHERE THE FIRST PALM TREE WAS PLANTED LAST NOVEMBER BY PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BIOGNY.

    AMONG THOSE GREETING MR. HINDUS AT THE AIRPORT WAS SODEPALM'S CHAIRMAN, MR. JOSEPH ANOMA.

    THE FUNCTION OF THE JOINT COUNCIL IS TO SEE THAT 'OPERATION PALM OIL' WORKS SMOOTHLY. THE PROJECT IS SAID TO BE THE BIGGEST EVER FINANCED BY THE EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT FUND. IT IS EXPECTED TO ENABLE THE IVORY COAST TO PRODUCE AN AVERAGE OF 100,000 TONS OF PALM OIL ANNUALLY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADW7DDHUCMMPJFEM74F3XS3PYH
    Media URN:
    VLVADW7DDHUCMMPJFEM74F3XS3PYH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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