Team, Africare 1974-04-00
Members of Texas Tech's Africare team discuss their purpose in Niger and plans for future progress there.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Africare Team
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: April 1974
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Press Conference
Length: 45 minutes
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.
Range Dates: None Given
Bulk Dates: None Given
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