mechanization

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

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

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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Technical and business training provides women with opportunities to break barriers and improve livelihoods.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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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
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In the media

Source: Farm Biz Africa (12 Jul 2020)

CIMMYT research affirms time and cost-saving advantages of sheller for smallholder maize farmers in Kenya.

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7 ways to make small-scale mechanization work for African farmers.

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The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.

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The two-wheel tractor has proven its worth in Africa’s smallholder farms thanks to the FACASI project.

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Service provider harvest model could create opportunities for young African entrepreneurs while reducing carbon emissions.

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Two-wheel tractors are allowing Ethiopian farmers to boost their incomes and support their communities in times of need.

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As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.

Capacity development
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Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

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Study shows service provider models in Africa, Latin America and South Asia increase smallholder access to agricultural machinery, but can remain dependent on projects to tackle major bottlenecks for scaling.