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An Animal Traction Resource Book for Africa
A Publication of the Deutsches Zentrum fÃ¼r Entwicklungstechnologien - GATE , a Division of the Deutsche Gesellschaft fÃ¼r Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH - 1989
The author: Paul Starkey studied Natural Science at Oxford University, Education at Cambridge University and Tropical Agricultural Development at the University of Reading. He worked in Malawi for four years, and for seven years, and for seven years he was a technical cooperation officer in Sierra Leone, where he initiated a national animal traction programme. He is now consultant, specializing in animal traction, and also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Agicultural Strategy, University of Reading. His experience has been published in many journal articles and books. He has been closely involved in regional networking activities, and has been the Technical Adviser of the West Africa Animal Traction Network since its inception in 1985. His main professional interests are the improved utilization of draft animal power and stimulating closer international liaision in this field.