Animal Traction in Asia

Resources available on animal traction in Asia:
The following documents relating to animal traction in Asia 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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Most papers have file sizes between 150 kb and 500 kb. Depending on the speed of your connection, these files will take between one and four minutes to download. Papers with photographs generally have larger files and these are marked in yellow (over one megabyte) or red (over two megabytes) and these will take longer to download. 

Animal traction in improved farming systems for the semi-arid tropics: the ICRISAT experience in India and West Africa    
by R K Bansal, M C Klaij and P G Serafini 
Draught animal energy research in India 
by G. Singh
Empowering farmers through animal traction in India  
by G. Singh
Animal-drawn weeders for weed control in India  
by H S Biswas, D S Rajput and R S Devnani
Donkey management and utilisation in Peshawar, Pakistan
by Shahabat Khan  
A comparison of local and jersey crossbred draught oxen in the hills of East Nepal
by R A Pearson, R F Archibald and I Campbell  

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