This manual is designed to help train actual and potential farm mechanization service providers, with the aim of increasing access to sustainable farm power and raising smallholder farmers' productivity. It focuses on the provision of farm mechanization services as a viable business opportunity for entrepreneurs, as well as the essential criteria for raising productivity in an environmentally sensitive and responsible way. The manual will be of particular interest to policymakers working on achieving sustainable intensification in the agricultural sector and to trainers charged with implementing training courses for entrepreneurial mechanization service providers.
|Publication date:||26th September 2020|
|Author:||Food and Agriculture Organization|
|Publisher:||Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Smallholdings, Agricultural engineering & machinery, Sustainable agriculture, Business & the environment, ïGreenÍ approaches to business,|
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