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close this book Animal-Drawn Wheeled Toolcarriers: Perfected yet Rejected
View the document Preface
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View the document 1. A Summary
close this folder 2. Introduction to Wheeled Toolcarriers
View the document 2.1 Geographical predominance of single purpose implements
View the document 2.2 Animal-drawn equipment in Europe and America
View the document 2.3 Pioneering work on wheeled toolcarriers
View the document 2.4 The development of simpler toolbars
View the document 2.5 Distinction between wheeled toolcarriers and simple toolbars
View the document 2.6 The three phases of wheeled toolcarrier development
close this folder 3. Early Experience in Africa: 1955- 1975
View the document 3.1 Senegal
View the document 3.2 Eastern Africa, 1960 - 1975
View the document 3.3 The Gambia
View the document 3.4 Botswana
View the document 3.5 Summary of experience in Africa: 1955-1975
close this folder 4. Experience in India: 1961 1986
View the document 4.1 Initiatives of manufacturers and state research stations, 1961 - 1975
View the document 4.2 Experience of national and state research institutes, 1975 - 1986
View the document 4.3 Work at ICRISAT in India, 1974-1986
View the document 4.4 Prospects for wheeled toolcarriers in India
View the document 4.5 Other wheeled toolcarrier initiatives in Asia
close this folder 5. Recent Initiatives in Africa: 1976 1986
View the document 5.1 International interest in wheeled toolcarriers in Africa
View the document 5.2 Recent initiatives in West Africa
View the document 5.3 Recent programmes in southern Africa
View the document 5.4 Eastern and northeastern Africa
View the document 5.5 Summary of recent toolcarrier programmes in Africa
close this folder 6. Experience in Latin America: 1979-1986
View the document 6.1 Experience in Brazil
View the document 6.2 Experience in Mexico
View the document 6.3 Experience in Nicaragua
View the document 6.4 Experience in Honduras
View the document 6.5 Other Latin American initiatives
View the document 6.6 Conclusions based on Latin American experience
close this folder 7. Observations on Wheeled Toolcarrier Programmes and Reports
View the document 7.1 Observations on technical designs
View the document 7.2 Observations on private sector involvement
View the document 7.3 Observations on terminology
View the document 7.4 Observations on the literature relating to wheeled toolcarriers
close this folder 8. Implications, Lessons and Conclusions
View the document 8.1 Summary of experiences
View the document 8.2 Implications of research methodology
View the document 8.3 Single or multipurpose equipment
View the document 8.4 Vested interests: propaganda or reporting
View the document 8.5 Networking activities
View the document 8.6 Conclusions
View the document References
View the document Acknowledgements
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Animal-Drawn Wheeled Toolcarriers: Perfected yet Rejected

 

A cautionary tale of development

Paul Starkey

A Publication of the Deutsches Zentrum für Entwicklungstechnologien - GATE , a Division of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH - 1987

The author: Paul Starkey qualified in Natural Science at Oxford University and in Education at Cambridge University. He worked for some years in Malawi, before studying Tropical Agriculture Development at the University of Reading. He worked for seven years in Sierra Leone, where he initiated a national traction programme. At present he works as a consultant. His main professional interest is in the improved utilization of draft animal power and in stimulating closer international liasion in this field.

Cover: On-farm evaluation of Nikart in Mali, 1986.

Photo: Bart de Steenhuysen Piters.