Animal Traction Network for Eastern and Southern Africa
Document resources on cows

Various documents relating to cows are available. 
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. 

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Articles about
use of cows for work

Research on cow traction in Africa: some lessons to be learnt
        by M A Jabbar   
The extent of draught cow use in the North bank division of the Gambia
        by J M Sowe and J D Reed      

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