Tractors can change farming in good ways and bad: lessons from four African countries
Insights from 87 villages reveal transformative power of agricultural mechanisation, but there are challenges too — like soil erosion, …
The use of heavy tractors leads to reduced crop production
Time to redress
The needs of the small farmer require attention: small tractors or animal power? Both?
65 million draught animals
What runs the small farming economy?
Instead of designing a low-priced indigenous tractor, industry copies models used abroad
Today, it is accepted that farm mechanisation is an unavoidable imperative. For productivity must be increased. But -- given the majority of …