IFPRI, CIMMYT and the Ethiopian Agricultural Mechanization Forum are jointly organizing the conference on “South-South Knowledge Sharing on Agricultural Mechanization”, which will bring together national and international researchers, policy makers, donors and implementers to exchange experiences and promote cross-country learning on agricultural mechanization.
The conference will address experiences on agricultural mechanization in twelve countries in Asia and Africa (Bangladesh, India, China, Ethiopia, Sir Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, Kenya, Myanmar, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ghana) and feature a number of sessions for presentations and discussion including:
- Diverse models of mechanization and custom-hiring services
- Cross-country experiences of mechanization growth
- Emerging issues for agricultural mechanization in Africa
- Mechanization issues in Ethiopia