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Research for development of animal traction in West Africa

West Africa Animal Traction Network. Workshop

Research for development of animal traction in West Africa

proceedings of the Fourth Workshop of the West Africa Animal Traction Network, Kano, Nigeria, 9-13 July 1990

by West Africa Animal Traction Network. Workshop

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Published by International Livestock Centre for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Animal traction -- Africa, West -- Congresses.,
    • Draft animals -- Africa, West -- Congresses.,
    • Animal traction -- Research -- Africa, West -- Congresses.,
    • Draft animals -- Research -- Africa, West -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditors, P.R Lawrence ... [et al.] = Recherche pour le développement de la traction animale en Afrique de l"Ouest : actes du quatrième Atelier régional du Réseau ouest-africain sur la traction animale, organisé à Kano (Nigéria) du 9 au 13 juillet, 1990 / publiés sous la direction de P.R. Lawrence ...[et al.].
      ContributionsLawrence, P. R., 1945-, West Africa Animal Traction Network., International Livestock Centre for Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF180 .W47 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1267078M
      ISBN 109290532769
      LC Control Number94980164

        This book presents an interdisciplinary overview of the origins of African livestock, placing Africa as one of the world centres for animal domestication. With sections on archaeology, genetics, linguistics and ethnography, this collection contains over twenty contributions from the field's foremost experts and provides fully illustrated, never. Lawrence P R, Lawrence K, Dijkman J T and Starkey P H (eds), Research for development of animal traction in West Africa. Proceedings of the fourth workshop of the West Africa Animal Traction Network held July , Kano, Nigeria. International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. p.

        other research and development institutes, adding his own careful and pragmatic approach to the interpretation of the usually scanty quantitative data available. The main aim of this book is to improve the planning base for livestock development in Africa. The author's first task has been. Other research priorities include new technologies to improve animal health, funding of micro-enterprises to add value to livestock products, and market information systems for small-scale farmers. Schemes to increase livestock production in Africa will only occur if innovations closely match the local sets of circumstances.

      Animal Traction Base de datos de todas episodio Animal Traction Estos datos libro es el mejor ranking. EPUB, libros electrónicos EBOOK, Adobe PDF, versión Moblile, ordenador portátil, teléfono inteligente es compatible con todas las herramientas que ♡ Animal Traction visitado hoy en ♡ certificado y suministrado tienen el potencial de aumentar sus conocimientos al leer. In West Africa, animal traction is expanding, following promotion in the 20th century by commodity companies and extension services. There are high levels of adoption in the mm rainfall zone. Work oxen in francophone West Africa increased six fold in the past 50 years, from , to two million. Oxen are the main agricultural work.


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Research for development of animal traction in West Africa by West Africa Animal Traction Network. Workshop Download PDF EPUB FB2

The use of animal draft power for soil tillage has long been a major theme of agricultural development programmes in semi-arid West Africa. The rationale for animal traction utilization ranges from increasing agricultural productivity and income to relieving the drudgery in farm work.

Yet, its adoption remains low and localized. Previous research has identified the conditions which favour the. Research on cow traction in Africa: some lessons to be learnt M A Jabbar Research and development of draught animal power utilisation in West Africa H L Musa and S T Bello The extent of draught cow use in the North bank division of the Gambia J M Sowe and J D Reed Prospects of animal traction in Southern Nigeria.

and empirical study. Get this from a library. Research for development of animal traction in West Africa: proceedings of the fourth workshop of the West Africa Animal Traction Network, Kano, Nigeria, July = Recherche pour le développement de la traction animale en Afrique de l'Ouest: actes du quatrième atelier régional du Réseau ouest-africain sur la traction animale, organiséà Kano (Nigéria).

Get this from a library. Research for development of animal traction in West Africa: proceedings of the Fourth Workshop of the West Africa Animal Traction Network, Kano, Nigeria, July [P R Lawrence; West Africa Animal Traction Network.

Workshop; West Africa Animal Traction Network.; International Livestock Centre for Africa.]. Challenges of animal traction research and development in West and Central Africa at the eve of the 21st century Conference Paper (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

PDF | OnHavard M. and others published Challenges of Animal Traction Research and Development in West and Central Africa on the Eve of the 21st Century. | Find, read and cite all. Background to draught animal power in Africa 7 Nigeria: country background 9 Historical background to animal traction 10 2.

Types of traction and their distribution 12 Animals used for traction 12 Types of animal traction and their distribution 12 3. Implements, technologies and supply 19 Ploughs 19 Carts   ELSEVIER Soil & Tillage Research 42 () SOS ~ R th Problems and prospects in the utilization of animal traction in semi-arid west Africa: evidence from Niger Timothy O.

Williams International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), B.P. Niamey, Niger Accepted 25 November Abstract The use of animal draft power for soil tillage has long been a major theme. West Africa Animal Traction Network Réseau Ouest Africain sur la Traction Animale The West Africa Animal Traction Network aims to foster the use of animal power for agricultural development and actively encourages the exchange of information and cooperation among its members in West Africa.

Although animal traction in Africa is a subject of considerable interest in terms of sustainable development, most literature concentrates on its technological aspects rather than on contexts of use.

Surveys carried out from to across a broad region of northern Nigeria have mapped the distribution of different types of traction, with. Abstract: Meeting the Challenges of Animal Traction provides a wealth of ideas and experiences concerning animal traction in many countries.

This publication has been developed from the ATNESA workshop held in Kenya on ‘meeting the challenges of animal traction’ and draws together key papers and contributions from professionals in 27 different countries. Author: West Africa Animal Traction op,Peter R.

Lawrence,West Africa Animal Traction Network; Publisher: ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD) ISBN: Category: Animal traction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Animal health; Diversified uses of animal traction; Harnessing and implements; Management; Nutrition; Research methodoloby; Socio-economic.

The extent to which draft animals are employed in the world might lead one to expect considerable information on guidelines for utiliza­ tion, but this is not the case. Frequently, governmental organizations are not structured to encompass identification of merits or problems associated with animal traction.

The limited research on traction has. Animal traction in Ghana. Nazaire Houssou, Shashidhara Kolavalli. gssp discussion note. Pages: 3. Open Access. PDF ( KB) Library Record; Topics.

Science, Technology, and Innovation. Countries. Ghana. West Africa. Africa. Division: Development Strategy and Governance (DSGD) I want to receive regular email updates on latest. Animal traction in Ghana. Houssou, Shashi L. Kolavalli, Emmanuel Bobobee, Victor Owusu draught animal news.

Problems and prospects in the utilization of animal traction in semi-arid west Africa: A Resource Book of the Animal Traction Network for East and Southern Africa The Role of Technology in Ensuring Adequate Food Security in Africa.

Development, Vol. 56, Issue. 2, p. The present research and development trends in animal traction are about adaptation, diversification and improvement of use, and improved methods of acquisition and management.

Introduction In West and Central Africa, since the end of World War II, development and research projects on animal traction have been mainly technical. They have acted. "Research then improved transport in rural areas using intermediary means like bicycles, animal-pulled carts, and use of donkeys and oxen increased.

We knew easy transport to markets would help. It provides fascinating insights into the past, present and future of animal traction in South Africa. It will be of value to all concerned with rural development, especially those involved in development planning, research, extension, education, training, gender issues and animal welfare The book.

Book: Animal traction in Africa. pp pp Abstract: This handbook is based on a review of literature and project reports, and aimed at development workers and planners. Part A surveys the development of animal traction in Africa africa Subject Category: Geographic Entities.

animal traction has begun to be reconsidered as a source of power that could complement tractor power. There is, however, a need for greater Government support in terms of a definite animal tractionpolicy as well as training, research, development and extension in animal traction.

Rural donkey-cart taxi 2. 4gricultural Systems 43 () Ex-Ante Profitability of Animal Traction Investments in Semi-arid Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Niger and Nigeria Hans G.

P. Jansen* International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA), Sub-Humid Research Site, PMBKaduna, Nigeria ABSTRACT Adoption of animal traction in Sub-Saharan Africa has h&torically been slow and stagnant. This research is among the few studies in recent years in Africa, and the first evidence from Uganda, to quantify the socioeconomic impact of using animal traction in a mixed crop-livestock production system in which bovine parasitic diseases are endemic.