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  • 2017, Jun - Designing and implementing small-scale mechanization R&D projects: Lessons from FACASI - Technical Bulletin, English
    This brief draws on the findings of the ACIAR-funded project FACASI (Farm Mechanization and ConservationvAgriculture for Sustainable Intensification), which tested and promoted small-mechanization choices based on the use of two wheel tractors, and commercialized these choices in rural Ethiopia, Kenya,Tanzania and Zimbabwe from 1 March 2013 to 28 February 2017.
  • 2016, Jul - Delivering appropriate mechanization to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa: the FACASI experience - Technical Bulletin, English
    For agricultural development to occur amongst small scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), a more commercial and market-oriented approach to farming is needed and this can be supported by mechanization. The situation in SSA is more conducive now to mechanization than it has ever been.

 

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