Living Off the Land

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Living Off the Land

  • 1973 ----- color ----- 27 min ----- 16mm
  • For the viewer who associates environmental problems with air and water pollution and solid waste disposal, ecological concerns of developing nations are a great contrast. Presents an irrigation project in Madagascar to use arable land, a canal project in India to provide an irrigation network, construction of the Volta Dam in Ghana and the growing urban slums throughout the world. Emphasis is on the need for careful study and planning in rural, as well as industrial, development in such nations.
  • Topics: (Agriculture, Ecology, Geography)