Thirsty land

United States, 1968

Film
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Describes the search for water in the deserts of Jordan, and other UN assisted works - the training of the Bedouin in farming techniques, the reclamation of land, irrigation, improvement of communications and reafforestation.

Credits

production company

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

World Food Program

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Language

English

Duration

00:28:28:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29430

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Middle East

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Land use - Remote areas

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bedouins

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Deserts

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation water

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land use - Remote areas

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Reforestation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communication - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Middle East - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → United Nations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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