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Consortium for the Study of Nigerian Rural Development (CSNRD) records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.9.5.15

Scope and Contents

The records document the efforts of the Consortium for the Study of Nigerian Rural Development (Michigan State University, Colorado State University, Kansas State University, Ohio State University, University of Wisconsin, Research Triangle Institute of the University of North Carolina, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Interior,) under contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development to improve agriculture in Nigeria through education, research and investment. The collection documents these efforts with reports, studies, correspondence and bookkeeping records.

Dates

  • 1964 - 1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Box 263 contains restricted folders.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

History

In late 1964, the U.S. Agency for International Development contracted with the Consortium for the Study of Nigerian Rural Developnment (Michigan State University, Colorado State University, Kansas State University, Ohio State University, University of Wisconsin, Research Triangle Institute of the University of North Carolina, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Interior) to promote Nigerian agriculture development by establishing agriculture education at the university level; establishing education at the sub-university level and extension work; develop methods of increasing public and private investment in agriculture; organizing agricultural research, and establishing or locating agriculture markets. The project ran through 1969 when civil strife in Nigeria made continuation difficult.

Extent

13 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.
Title
Consortium for the Study of Nigerian Rural Development (CSNRD) Records
Status
4 Published And Cataloged
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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