Papers of the Prime Minister: relationship with the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Expansion and Food Provision
- 1956-1986 (Creation)
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Approximately 1.2 linear metres
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Transferred from the Cabinet Office to the National Archives via the National Assembly (parliament) of Madagascar.
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Sub-series of records of Prime Ministerial relationship with the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Expansion and Food Provision, 1956-1986; notably including records of decrees, 1960-1981; files on the administration of the Ministry of Agriculture at the end of the colonial period, 1956-1958; files on rice supply, 1986; a series of reports in the different regions of Madagascar, 1958-1985.
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Fonds: Prime Ministerial papers, sub-fonds of Cabinet records, series SM/PM, sub series: Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Expansion and Food Provision. Papers are thereafter arranged in 7 summaries; each summary is chronologically arranged: Texts (PM/MAERR 244-245); files (PM/MAERR 246-250); correspondence (PM/MAERR 251); communications (PM/MAERR 252); reports (PM/MAERR 253), reports of meetings (PM/MAERR 254); minutes of meetings (PM/MAERR 255).
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Compiled as part of the Finding Africa project (King's College London).