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Hire services as a business enterprise : a training manual for small-scale mechanization service providers

By: Sims, B.
Contributor(s): Kahan, D.G | Mpagalile, J | Hilmi, M | Santos Valle, S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Rome : FAO : CIMMYT, 2018Description: 125 pages.ISBN: 978-92-5-130513-3 (FAO).Subject(s): Agricultural mechanization | Farm equipment | Enterprises | Smallholders | Sustainable agricultureOnline resources: Open Access through Dspace Summary: This manual is specifically designed to help train actual and potential farm mechanization service providers, in order to increase access to sustainable farm power to raise the productivity of smallholder farmers. It focuses on two crucial aspects: the provision of farm mechanization services as a viable business opportunity for entrepreneurs, and the essential criteria of raising productivity in an environmentally sensitive and responsible way. Practical guidance on the essential business development and management skills required to successfully run a mechanization service provision business are presented. The manual will be of particular interest to policymakers’ intent on achieving sustainable intensification in the agricultural sector. It is also a valuable resource for trainers charged with increasing the supply of well-trained and well-equipped entrepreneurial mechanization service providers through the implementation of training courses tailored to the specific course locations.
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This manual is specifically designed to help train actual and potential farm mechanization service providers, in order to increase access to sustainable farm power to raise the productivity of smallholder farmers. It focuses on two crucial aspects: the provision of farm mechanization services as a viable business opportunity for entrepreneurs, and the essential criteria of raising productivity in an environmentally sensitive and responsible way. Practical guidance on the essential business development and management skills required to successfully run a mechanization service provision business are presented. The manual will be of particular interest to policymakers’ intent on achieving sustainable intensification in the agricultural sector. It is also a valuable resource for trainers charged with increasing the supply of well-trained and well-equipped entrepreneurial mechanization service providers through the implementation of training courses tailored to the specific course locations.

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Sims, B. : Not CIMMYT Affiliation, not IRS Staff list, but CIMMYT Staff member

Kahan, D.G. : Not CIMMYT Affiliation, not IRS Staff list, but CIMMYT Staff member

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