mechanization

Assistant Research Associate
Innovations
Features

New study shows African farming households are far more dependent on labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously assumed.

Innovations
Podcasts

Dubbed the “Uber for the farm”, Hello Tractor’s app easily allows tractor owners to rent their machinery to farmers and to improve business and operations.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Young farmer’s investment in a reaper saves him time, money and dignity, while helping others in the community.

Capacity development
Capacity development
Features

An increasing number of youth across eastern and southern Africa are creating a stable living as entrepreneurs in agricultural mechanization service provision.

Innovations
News

The manual gives practical guidance for service providers in rural areas, where family farmers commonly lack capital to invest in farm power.

Principal Scientist

Principal Cropping Systems Agronomist

Systems Agronomist

Senior Scientist and Systems Agronomist
Capacity development
News

A CIMMYT project aims to increase soil fertility through direct row planting of major crops in Ethiopia, such as maize, wheat and teff.

News

A new publication details current gender gaps in rural mechanization in Bangladesh, and outlines plans to overcome these challenges.