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News from the West: a bumper catch in the fishing ponds of the Matapica

Week number 57-46

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The colonial government of Suriname has created fishing ponds in the polders of the former cotton plantations in the Matapica area for the breeding of Tilapia fish. After the ponds have been emptied, the fish and crabs are easy to catch.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 October 1957
Length:
01:36

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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