Post-War Germany

Documents from [1949] to [1970]

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Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure


Material concerning agriculture in the post-war period with information on the immediate aftermath of the war when Germany was occupied, the effect of Marshall aid and the European Recovery Programme, the gradual collectivisation of land in the Soviet zone and references to the initiation of the Federal Republic and the establishment of the Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Forestry, includes: Analysis of situation: general economic growth 1956/57, movement out of agricuture, increase in agricultural wages, establishment of Einfuhr- und Vorrastsstellen to control imports and operate a stockpiling scheme, increasing mechanisation, 40% increase in consumption of agricultural products over pre-war levels, need for structural reform, Government aid to agriculture with eye to Common Market, investment in agriculture
Details of Lübke Plan for consolidating holdings and improving transport, and Gruner Plan 1958 with object of improving productivity and prepare Germany for Common Market, Green Plan for improving agricultural structures
Material on the CAP 1962-1970
Pamphlet on Policy Making on Agrarian Issues
Pamphlet on Conflicts on Agrarian Questions
OEEC reports on agricultural policies (notes on chapters on Germany in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th reports)
Analysis of book by R. Plate, E. Woerman, "Landwirtschaft im Strukturwandel der Volkswirtschaft", examining the problems facing agriculture by prospects of reduced farm prices under the Common Market

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English, German

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