erèbè

In Benin, 20th century, a unit of capacity, about 5.368 liters.

Source 2 describes a unit called the “ebere”. Are the ebere and the erèbè the same unit? Source 2 takes into account the extra amount, the brassée, sometimes given by the seller in describing the ebere: 5.9 liters stricken; with one brassée, 6.52 liters; with 2 brassées, 7.25 liters.

1. Equipe ONASA.
Guide: Saisie des donnees prix a partir des fiches de travail des enqueteurs de l'observatoire de l'ONASA
RUN 1280, Published online 31 October 2002.

Access by entering the paper number in the searchbox at www.runetwork.de/html/en/ Preliminary estimates of units in local markets are given in a spreadsheet accessed through the link UM.xls in Further Documents. Retrieved 31 December 2007.

2. Republic of Benin, Ministere de L'Agriculture de L'elevage et de la Peche.
Bio Sourokou, presenter.
Diffusion des informations commerciales. Experience du PROMIC.
July 2006.

Access at www.fidafrique.net/IMG/pdf/PROMIC_Diffusion_informations_commerciales.pdf Retrieved 30 December 2007.

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