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Nan Project, The

Aerial tracks over the town of Nan in the remote north of Thailand. VS poor farming land, VS farmers, farmer bulldozing. Sign for Thai-Australia Land Development Project, CUs Australian scientists on Colombo Plan appointments talking to Thai officials at meeting table. Houses and bamboo bridge built around experimental station. Thai official briefing villagers on programme, villagers being surveyed. VS Australian advisors taking soil samples. Bulldozers clearing land, villagers burning off roots. Rice crops being inspected by Australians, Thai farmers and officials watching. VS plans being discussed.
Access No. 148188 | 5 mins 9 secs | 1960s | Nan, Thailand | © NFSA | Colour |