Animal Traction in The Americas

Resources available on animal traction in The Americas:
The following documents relating to animal traction in The Americas can be viewed and/or downloaded in pdf format:
Some of these documents derive from ATNESA workshops or the workshops of the West Africa Animal Traction Network. Some have been prepared by animal traction specialists for other collaborating organisations or networks. 
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Improving animal traction technology in Cuba 
by Arcadio Ríos

From beast of burden to multi-purpose power source: challenges for the use of donkeys in Bolivia
by Jeroen Dijkman and Brian Sims


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Animal traction contacts in The Americas

RELATA  Red Latinoamericana de Tracción Animal  
De la Shell Las Palmas 1 cuadra al Norte.
Apdo 95 Telcor Douglas Mejía.
Managua, Nicaragua.  

Tel: + 505 266 4084, + 505 268 3126, Fax: 505 266 8617  

RECTA   Red Cubana de Tracción Animal
IIMA, Carretera de Fontanar, km. 2 ½, 
Reparto Abel Santamaría
Boyeros, La Habana, Cuba.
Teléf.: (53)(7)45-1731 y 45-3286 Fax: (53)(7)33-5875

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