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16mm film: 'Progressive Farming in Basutoland', 1963

MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/28
Held in our offsite storage facility

Agricultural development in Basutoland (later Lesotho), one of the British High Commission Territories. It shows how farmers are trained to use modern methods and equipped to do so by means of a revolving loan scheme. Many individuals and groups in Britain, through Oxfam, are providing the finance for these loans of £25 each. Narrated by Jimmy Betts, Oxfam's Field Director for East and Southern Africa.


  • Creation: 1963


1 reel

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/28

Existence and Location of Copies

A copy of this film is held at the British Film Institute.


  • From the Collection: Oxfam GB (Organisation)

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom