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Author: Roger Hart; Barrie Howells; Mark Zannis; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Montreal] : National Film Board of Canada, 1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Professor Edward Ayensu, a leading Ghanaian plant biologist and a member of several international organizations which deal with agricultural issues in Africa, talks about the problem of food aid dependency, how it has affected food production in Africa and the ways in which those involved can and are working to change the situation. The film also examines the problem of feeding the growing urban centers in Africa,  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Hart; Barrie Howells; Mark Zannis; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 71271255
Credits: Director/script/editing, Roger Hart ; producer, Mark Zannis ; executive producer, Barrie Howells ; cinematography, Kent Nason ; sound, Yves Gendron ; sound editing, John Knight ; narrator, Vlasta Vrana.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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"Professor Edward Ayensu, a leading Ghanaian plant biologist and a member of several international organizations which deal with agricultural issues in Africa, talks about the problem of food aid dependency, how it has affected food production in Africa and the ways in which those involved can and are working to change the situation. The film also examines the problem of feeding the growing urban centers in Africa, whether African farmers should be concentrating their efforts on food crops or cash crops, and ways to break the cycle of dependency."--Container.

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