Africare Team 1974 04

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In a press conference, members of Texas Tech’s Africare team discuss their purpose in Niger and plans for future progress there.

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Interviewee Name: Africare Team

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Date: April 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Press Conference

Length: 45 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Origin of interest in Niger, Team members reviewed, Nigerian cattle discussed, Drought factor mentioned, Speculation on potential water systems, Problems in implementation of technological improvement examined, Attitude toward Niger's new leadership expressed, Foreign aid contributions noted, Tech's ranching proposals discussed, Early West Texas ranches as models mentioned, Niger's land system discussed, Rainfall figures given

Tape 1, Side 2: Rainfall, continued, Africare plan discussed, Tech team praised, Coup d'etat incident related, Comparative situations in Niger and Texas cited, Coup further examined

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