The aim of the Farm Mechanization and Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable Intensification (FACASI) project was to identify appropriate small-scale machines (e.g. 2-wheel tractors) to improve farming practices (such as planting, harvesting, milling and transporting), and the commercial mechanisms needed to deliver these to smallholder farmers. The project identified opportunities to create new markets for equipment and services, and supporting policies and networks.
FACASI was implemented in two phases, starting in March 2013 and ending on December 2019.
The objectives of the project were:
By Joseph Mutua and Pascal Kaumbutho
Frédéric Baudron & Brian Sims & Scott Justice & David G. Kahan & Richard Rose & Saidi Mkomwa & Pascal Kaumbutho & John Sariah & Raymond Nazare & Girma Moges & Bruno Gérard
STUDY BY: 1. Dr. Joseph Mutua – KENDAT
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