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Trees of Plenty ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB527754
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Neill McKee
Directors:  Neill McKee
Producing Agencies:  Centre de recherches pour le développement international (Canada) (Ottawa),International Development Research Centre (Canada). Corporate Affairs and Initiatives Division (Ottawa)
Subject:  Agriculture, Black History, Canadian History, Canadian Politics, Civics, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Geography, Global Studies, Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1986
Running Time:  20m


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Overpopulation, deforestation, overgrazing, and improper cropping methods are putting lands and soils in jeopardy in many parts of the Third World. Shot on location in Costa Rica, Nepal, and Nigeria, Trees of Plenty examines three projects supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). It illustrates how researchers are finding ways for foresters, agronomists and farmers to work together to save the soil from further deterioration, thereby ensuring food supplies for future generations.

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