Soil erosion

India, 1940

Film
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India has suffered as much as any other agricultural country from the devastation of soil erosion. This film gives a vivid account of the effects of soil erosion on village life, and shows clearly the dangers of uncontrolled erosion. The Forestry Department of the Indian government is applying various methods to combat erosion.

Credits

production company

Information Films of India

producer

Ezra Mir

Duration

00:09:05:00

Production places
India
Production dates
1940

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009987

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Developing countries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Environmental aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm life - India

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → India - Rural conditions

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soil degradation

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soil erosion

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities - India

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Agriculture - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forests and forestry

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil degradation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil erosion

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → India - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → India - Social conditions

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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