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Thus, the additional demand of energy for various agricultural works need to be completed through the medium and for this, the agricultural mechanisation sector needs to grow rapidly.
According to experts, it has largely been governments that have attempted to take on the challenge, but the outcome has traditionally been uninspiring: "In many cases where governments established tractor-hire schemes to serve small-scale farmers, planning was very short term and management was poorly trained and poorly supported;' according to UNIDO's Agricultural Mechanisation in Africa report.
The first research hypothesis states that the levels of mechanisation of excavation and concrete operations are not significantly different.
Chapter 1 introduces the characteristics of medicinal and aromatic plants, and discusses environmental concerns and other issues surrounding the mechanisation of these crops.
Of the five areas considered Liverpool fails all, including no single-floor working capacity or room for new mechanisation.
Opening the Third Session of the Sixth Parliament of Zimbabwe on 24 July, President Mugabe said the mechanisation programme, which will cost US$25m, will complement the government's ongoing dam construction and irrigation development programme.
Subjects studied include land-based business, biological science, sustainable development and ecology, animal health and welfare, livestock production, mechanisation, integrated crop production and combinable crops.
Moving beyond the mechanisation of stope face drilling, there is an equally pressing need for mechanising another demanding operation: roof bolting.
The breakthrough of ingot steel production, the beginnings of mass production, the centralisation of production structures, partial mechanisation and the introduction of new machinery all led to the undermining of skilled teams' autonomy by an influx of unskilled workers.
In many developing countries like Pakistan, most research work on farm mechanisation has focused especially on farm labour displacement and income effects.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development has circulated 16 000 doses of anthrax vaccines for livestock in Filabusi region in the Umzingwane District of Matabeleland South.
Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said the six-year, P6 billion (Dhs528 million) farm mechanisation programme (FMP) will not only boost the country's food security but is likely to increase the income of small farmers.