In Benin, 20th century, two units of capacity, one slightly larger than the other. Source 1 gives the common otoka as about 2.115 liters, and the “otoka paysan”, at about 2.333 liters. Source 2 takes into account the extra amount, the brassée, sometimes given by the seller. The smaller otoka, without brassée is 2 liters; with one brassée, 2.5 liters; with 2 brassées, 2.62 liters. The larger otoka is 3 liters without brassée; with one brassée, 3.2 liters; with 2 brassées, 3.88 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.
Access at www.fidafrique.net/IMG/pdf/PROMIC_Diffusion_informations_commerciales.pdf Retrieved 30 December 2007.
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