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The Role of Draught Animal Technology in Rural Development

G. Den Hertog

The Role of Draught Animal Technology in Rural Development

Proceedings of the International Seminar Held at Edinburgh, Scotland, 2-12 April 1990 (D)

by G. Den Hertog

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Published by Center Agricultural Pub & Document .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal husbandry,
  • Agricultural Economics,
  • Agricultural Engineering (Specific Aspects),
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. A. Van Huis (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12799977M
    ISBN 109022010481
    ISBN 109789022010488

    The meaning of rural development has been the subject of much debate and little agreement. The definition of rural development varies from one point of view to the other. The definition of rural development has evolved through time as a result of changes in the perceived mechanisms and/or goals of development. The primary mandate of the ARC, as the main agricultural research institution in South Africa, is to conduct research and development, and effect the transfer of technology to promote agriculture and industry, contribute to a better quality of life, and facilitate and ensure the conservation of natural resources.

    Commission on Science and Technology for Development Twentieth session Geneva, 8–12 May Item 3 (b) of the provisional agenda The role of science, technology and innovation in ensuring food security by Report of the Secretary-General Executive summary This report identifies, analyses and presents for discussion key issues. Access to information is critical to development; thus information and communication technologies (ICTs) as means of sharing information are not simply a connection between people but also a link in the chain of the development process itself. Information is obviously central to activities that have come to be known as the “information sector Author: Heather E. Hudson.

    Draft animal, any domesticated animal used in drawing heavy loads. Draft animals were in common use in Mesopotamia before bc for farm work and for pulling wheeled vehicles. Their use spread to the rest of the world over the following 2, years. While cattle, usually in teams, have been used. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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The Role of draught animal technology in rural development: proceedings of the international seminar held at Edinburgh, Scotland, April Author: G den Hertog ; J A van Huis. THE ROLE OF DRAUGHT AND PACK ANIMALS DURING THE NEXT YEARS A.A. Arce Introduction Man appeared on earth nearly two million years ago.

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In Animal diseases prevention in developing countries: its relationship to health, nutrition and. animals will continue to be used in the cultivation of land and transportation of goods. Nevertheless the generation of technology through research and the education of rural communities are urgently required to advance the performance of pack and draught animals.

Within this context improvement in genetic quality, nutrition, welfare and. Draught animal technology (DAT) can potentially play a central role in agriculture transformation for traditional farmers.

This study surveyed the state of DAT in En-Nhoud area, North Kordofan. The use of animal-drawn technology became a traditional feature in the Integrated Rural Development Project (IRDP) area.

This was attributed to the fact that the districts operated in a more or less homogeneous socio-economic environment. The majority of farmers in the project area at least knew the potential benefits of using animals. Animal Traction – or “Draught Animal Power” as it is sometimes referred to – has played a most important role in the development of humankind.

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This study investigated the effect of extension on farmers’ husbandry and management practices and field performance of draught horses in EN-Nhoud locality, West Kordofan State, : Elsamawal Khalil Makki, Fatima Elbasheer Eltayeb, Osman Abdelkarim Badri.

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