Page 393 note 1 This Monetary Union currently includes Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper Volta, Mauritania, Niger, and Senegal. Its currency is the C.F.A. franc (Communauté financière africaine) which is freely convertible into French francs.
Page 393 note 2 Senegambia, including much of what is now Gambia and Senegal, was the name of a British colony which existed from 1765 to 1783.
Page 396 note 1 This figure is based on calculations of the Economic Adviser, since no detailed estimates are available.
Page 396 note 2 C.F.A. francs have been converted to sterling at the official rate of exchange of 696 to £I. The C.F.A. franc, however, is overvalued, and this should be borne in mind in comparing these figures.
Page 396 note 3 In Gambia, only groundnuts are exported; but in Senegal, shelled groundnuts and oil are of roughly equal importance.
Page 398 note 1 United Nations, Report on the Alternatives of Association between the Gambia and Senegal (New York, 1964); also published by the Government of Gambia as Sessional Paper No. I3 of 1964 (Bathurst)
Page 399 note 1 Food and Agricultural Organisation, A Report to the Governments of Gambia and Senegal: integrated agricultural development in the Gambia River Basin (Rome, 1964).
Page 401 note 1 For a useful discussion of these effects, see Myrdal, G., Economic Theory and Under-developed Regions (London, 1963 edn.).
Page 402 note 1 See U.N.E.C.A., Natural Resources Newsletter (Addis Ababa), 5, 1965.
Page 404 note 1 See Report on the Economic Development of Zanzibar (Zanzibar, 1962), pp. 9–10.
Page 405 note 1 See Prime Minister's Speech at Opening Session of House of Representatives on I July 1964, in Gambia News Bulletin (Bathurst), 9 07 1964.
Page 406 note 1 See Gambia News Bulletin, 9 July 1964.