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The Third Development Project for Southern Italy will underpin the region's 12-year plan for economic development with $75 million additional funding.

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The purpose of the third Cassa loan is to further assist the Republic of Italy in promoting the economic and social development of southern Italy and Sicily. It will fund seven industrial projects, one irrigation project, and three power projects. The goal is to increase agricultural and industrial production.

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Industrial tanks at newly constructed plant (1724402; Credit: The World Bank).
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Industrial tanks at newly constructed plant (1724402; Credit: The World Bank).

Resource
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Power Agriculture and Industry Project
Description
P037415: Approved June 1, 1955
The profile contains project and financial information and lists of project documents and archival records.
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Power Agriculture and Industry Project
Event
25
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Nov. 1, 1955
The report focuses on the Southern Italy Development Program and includes an interview with two Bank officials (30373751).

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Mallon Series radio report
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Mallon Series radio report
Audio File
Event
25
Title
Memo from Sidney P. Wheelock to Hon. Ezio Vanoni
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Memo from Sidney P. Wheelock to Hon. Ezio Vanoni
Description
March 21, 1955
The memo reports on the status of questionnaires distributed to Italian power, irrigation, and private industry sectors (1854111).
Event
25
Title
Correspondence from Martin Rosen to files
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Correspondence from Martin Rosen to files
Description
March 25, 1955
Ambassador Brosio of Italy and Mr. Pick visit Messrs. Black and Garner to discuss the Bank's relations with Italy (1854111).
Event
25
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Industrial tanks at newly constructed plant
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Industrial tanks at newly constructed plant
Description
c.1955
Equipment used during the general development project (1724402; Credit: The World Bank).
Event
25
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Newly constructed industrial plant
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Newly constructed industrial plant
Description
c.1955
The Third Development Project for southern Italy will further support the region's 12-year plan for economic development (1724402; Credit: The World Bank).
Event
25
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Construction site in southern Italy
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Construction site in southern Italy
Description
c.1955
Construction in progress on a site set up as part of the Power Agriculture and Industry Project (1724402; Credit: The World Bank).
Event
25
Title
Cassa Per Il Mezzogiorno and the Economic Development of Southern Italy 
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Cassa Per Il Mezzogiorno and the Economic Development of Southern Italy 
Description
Document date: May 20, 1955
The report reviews the Cassa program as of 1955.
Event
25
Title
Third Southern Italy Development Project: Appraisal Report
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Third Southern Italy Development Project: Appraisal Report
Description
Document date: May 24, 1955
The report describes and appraises the seven industrial, one irrigation, and three power projects for Italy.
Event
25
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