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Beni Abbes: Science in the Desert

Language: English
Analogue only: Français, Español, 

UNESCO has studied extensively the problem of arid zones, which cover almost a third of the earths surface. This film descrives the activities of the Beni Abès Scientific Research Center, set up by the French government in the Sahara. Illustration of the successes of the center, and demonstrates the need for international cooperation in the fight against desertification. Footage: Saharan life, fauna, flora, rites, customs, populations. Desert images.

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Place/region: Sahara, Africa
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Participant: Alan Adair
Publisher: Films Caravelle
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO
Published in:
Rights: Films Caravelle; UNESCO

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Original: 16 mm
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: BX-10162
Source ref.: Studio folder 11
Studio TV ref.: Box 10162 (original 16/35mm)
Rights holder: Films Caravelle
Additional info: Technical details: BX10162-beniabbes_techinfo.pdf