The Global struggle for food

Canada, 1960

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Episode number 4 of Series “The Earth and mankind”.
A progress report on efforts to stave off the threatening crisis in world food supply, to find new ways of feeding the earth’s swelling population. Water control, land redistribution, agricultural advances of all kinds are shown as examples of gains being made to stem the tides of hunger.

Credits

producer

Donald Fraser

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1960

Appears in

The Earth and mankind

Group of items

The Earth and mankind

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

320944

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food supply

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Hunger

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International cooperation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Population

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food supply

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

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Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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