mechanization

Features

Successful establishment of an agricultural machinery workshop in Meki signals a boost for private sector-driven mechanization in Ethiopia.

Features

Partnership for mechanization bolsters economic prosperity in host communities near Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Publications

National value chain study presents an overview of the country’s maize, wheat and rice harvesting equipment, from manufacturing and imports to farm-level service provision.

Videos

Two-wheel tractors have replaced outdated farming tools, helping Ethiopian farmers reduce drudgery, improve productivity and increase their profits.

Features

Women in Bangladesh start successful businesses using power-tiller-operated seeders.

News

CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.

Features

CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.

Features

Small-mechanization pilot initiative signs up 15 service providers to boost incomes and resilience through a lease-to-own business model in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.

Publications

Study explores how gender norms and intra-household dynamics shape women’s demand articulation for labor-saving technologies.

Features

Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.

Socioeconomist
Features

Equipment and safety protocols protect agricultural machinery workshop staff from COVID-19.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

Technical and business training provides women with opportunities to break barriers and improve livelihoods.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

On International Youth Day, CIMMYT captures images of sub-Saharan African youth to celebrate their immense contributions to agriculture, farming systems, service provision and research and development.

Communications Specialist