Increasing agricultural mechanization has long been of interest to many African countries. Constrained by the limited area that can be cultivated through the use of the hand hoe and its association with perceptions of primitiveness and drudgery, agricultural mechanization and large-scale farming have long been a part of the vision of modernizing agriculture in many African countries, including Ghana.cheaper alternative to new tractors for Ghanaian farmers and agricultural machinery operators. Massey Ferguson (MF) is the dominant brand on the private market for used tractors. With readily available spare parts that are somewhat cheaperanbsp;...
|Title||:||Can the private sector lead agricultural mechanization in Ghana?|
|Author||:||Houssou, Nazaire, Diao, Xinshen, Kolavalli, Shashi|
|Publisher||:||Intl Food Policy Res Inst - 2014-09-01|