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Reference : V-F-CR-F-00347
Date : 1996
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Title : Afghanistan : les outils de la paix = Afghanistan : tools of peace = Afganistán : ustensilios para la paz
Duration : 00:08:40
Director : unknown
Cameraman : unknown
Editor : unknown
Person appearing :
GRUENEWALD, François (agronome, CICR)
NOORI, Mir'aqa (agronome, CICR)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication subject to restrictions
Copyright : Azimuts; ICRC
Production company : Azimuts
ICRC producer :
none
Cameraman : unknown
Editor : unknown
Description : This brief documentary film, made as a television news story, shows how the leftovers of war are recycled to create agricultural tools in the Afghan capital under siege. At the instigation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), craftsmen manufacture shovels, sickles and clippers from the steel of destroyed tanks and aluminium debris of rockets. These tools made from salvaged materials are then distributed by the ICRC to farmers. By reactivating local skills and capacities, one generates income and restores the economy, instead of merely assisting directly the population affected by the conflict.
Original language : French; English; Spanish
Other language : International soundtrack; Arabic
French title : Afghanistan : les outils de la paix
English title : Afghanistan : tools of peace
Spanish title : Afganistán : ustensilios para la paz
Colour/B&W : colour
Original material/format : Digital Betacam
Best material/format available : Digital Betacam

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