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- 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
- Additional Authors
- Dubie, Josy.Jackson, William.
- Corporate Author
- Marcom Projects.United Nations Development Programme.
- "RWUND1" -- Case-slip.Contents: Burkino Faso : understanding the earth (10 min.) --Sudan : the jack of all trades (10 min.) -- Sudan : the water (9 min.)Credits: Production team, Josy Dubie ... [et al.] ; conceived by Jean-Francois Arrou-Vignod ; narration, William Jackson.Summary: This program looks at Burkino Faso & Sudan where programs are being put into place by UNDP to control desertification. Story 1 looks at a program in Burkino Faso where soil conservation techniques are being taught to local farmers whose land was often left uncultivated after long drought periods. Story 2 looks at the use of the tree acacia senegal in Sudan to control desertification. Story 3 looks at the efforts of people in Western Sudan to maintain the rare & precious water since the droughts and famine of the 1980's.