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Not far from Bolgatanga

Author: Michael Rubbo; Barrie Howells; National Film Board of Canada.; Canadian International Development Agency.
Publisher: [Canada] : The Board, 1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Canadian International Development Agency began drilling water wells in rural Ghana to combat disease, the difficulties of "transplanting" even the simplest technology to primitive cultures became apparent, and almost scuttled the project.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rubbo; Barrie Howells; National Film Board of Canada.; Canadian International Development Agency.
OCLC Number: 18597913
Notes: "Made for the Canadian International Development Agency by National Film Board of Canada."
Credits: Producers/directors, Michael Rubbo and Barrie Howells ; writer/editor, Michael Rubbo ; photographers, Matthew Adoteye and Fred Coleman ; sound, André Galbrand and Samuel Boafo.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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When the Canadian International Development Agency began drilling water wells in rural Ghana to combat disease, the difficulties of "transplanting" even the simplest technology to primitive cultures became apparent, and almost scuttled the project.

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