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Section 1: Overview of issues and challenges
Animal traction in South Africa into the 21st Century 10-17 B. Joubert and J. Kotsokoane Empowering farmers with animal traction: worldwide trends, issues and challenges 18-21 P.H. Starkey Empowering people through donkey power into the next millenium 22-31 E.M. Nengomasha, R.A. Pearson, and Alemu Gebre Wold Preserving the environment through conservation tillage with animal traction 32-49 P.G. Kaumbutho and E. Mwenya
Section 2: Participatory research, development and technology transfer
Technology transfer and on-farm evaluation of animal powered equipment: approach and experience of IMAG-DLO 52-60 A.A. Wanders and P. Stevens Participatory rural development and technology transfer: empowering small scale farmers with appropriate technology skills 61-63 J. Phakati Assisting small scale farmers to produce healthy animals 64-66 J. Turton The adaption of a ripper-planter unit for local conditions 67-69 D. Hanekom Animal-drawn implements for improved cultivation in Ethiopia: participatory development and testing 70-75 Melesse Temesgen Animal-drawn implement supply, distribution and services in Malawi 76-81 W.F. Kumwenda Zimplow Limited. 82 R. Lourenco, and W. Chipepera Community based cattle projects in Zambia: a new approach to oxenisation 83-90 C. Kaoma-Sprenkels and N. Mwenda Rapid appraisal methodologies for animal traction 91-100 P.H. Starkey The use of information technology in animal traction development 101-104 J. Swiegers Conservation tillage and integrated land management: field experiences and extension approaches 105-114 J. Rockstrom, A. Kitalyi and P. Mwalley
Section 3: Gender issues in animal traction
Gender issues in animal traction and rural transport: regional perspectives 116-123 S. Musa Gender issues in animal traction and rural transport in Uganda 124-126 F.B. Lubwama Gender and animal draught power: experiences of Palabana with small scale farmers in Zambia 127-130 R. Mofya and N. Chisenga Gender issues in animal traction in South Sudan 131-134 E.M. Waithanji Section 4: Animal management, health and welfare
Multipurpose use of work animals in smallholder farming systems 136-141 J.T. Dijkman, Alemu Gebre Wold and R.A. Pearson Strategic dry season supplementation of traditionally managed draught animals in Northern Malawi: current practices and proposed strategies for the future 142-145 M.S.L. Kumwenda Strategies to improve the effectiveness of supplementary feeding for working cattle in semi-arid crop/livestock systems 146-152 S. Israel and R.A. Pearson Management of draught animals: a welfare and health perspective in South Africa 153-162 M. James and R.C. Krecek Haematological studies on apparently healthy donkeys in Oodi, Kgatleng District, Botswana 163-165 E.Z. Mushi, M.G. Binta and R.T. Ndebele Comparison of haematological changes and strongyle faecal egg counts in donkeys in Kiambu district, Kenya 166-8 A.K. Lewa, T.A. Ngatia, W.K. Munyua and N.E. Maingi Work stress innate resistance of working bulls on two planes of nutrition: lessons from the N’dama cattle of West Africa 169-178 O.O. Akinbamijo, R.A. Pearson and T.W. Jones Investigation into the common diseases of donkeys (Equus asinus) in Botswana 179-182 B.V.E. Segwagwe, A.A. Aganga and C. Patrick Pathological lesions associated with internal parasitosis in donkeys in Kiambu district, Kenya 183-184 A.K. Lewa, T.A. Ngatia, W.K. Munyua and N.E. Maingi Hitching is the problem with harnessing donkey 185-192 P. Jones
Section 5: Rural transport and entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship in animal traction: empowering rural initiatives 194-200 R.M. Shetto, S. Mkomwa and T.E. Simalenga Rural travel and transport and economic development: problems and prospects in rural Africa – examples from Malawi and Zimbabwe 201-204 F. Ali-Nejadfard Animal powered transport of goods in a diverse temporal and spatial environment: a case study of Lari, Central Kenya 205-209 J. Mutua and J.N. Mwangi Improving on-farm transport using animal draught power in two hilly districts of Western Uganda 210-212 J. Ayo-Odongo, C. Mutyaba and P. Kalunda The horse-drawn hitch cart 213-218 B. Joubert Empowering through animal based transport: issues and challenges for farmers, pastoralists and artisans 219-228 C. Oram, P.G. Kaumbutho and P. Simpkin
Section 6: Economics and future opportunities
Profitability of using animal traction under smallholder farming conditions in Eastern Cape, South Africa 230-234 T.E. Simalenga, A. Belete, N.A. Mseleni and L.L. Jongisa Calculating the true costs of donkey ownership 235-239 P. Jones Possible use of wild animals in provision of draught power in the 21st Century 240-241 R. M. Mwanzia Animal-drawn punch planters: a key technology for smallholder agricultural development in the 21st Century 242-248 ** 550 kb T.W. Scheidweiler Mechanising agriculture using animal traction and small scale irrigation 249-253 ** 360 kb A.B.D. Joubert and T.E. Simalenga
Section 7: Country papers: experiences and challenges
A review of donkey use in Botswana over a ten-year period 256-261 C. Patrick, B.V.E. Segwagwe and A.A. Aganga Animal traction technology in Botswana: potential and constraints 262-265 A.A. Aganga, C. Patrick and B.V.E. Segwagwe Performance of donkeys as draught animals in Zambia: an overview 266-268 B. Ahmadu, N. Chisenga and P. Chipasha Welfare and use of livestock for draught in Swaziland 269-271 A.M. Dlamini Present and future prospects of animal traction in Morocco 272-278 G. Oodally, C. Jenane and H. Belemilih Empowering farmers through animal traction in India 279-290 G. Singh Challenges of animal traction in the 21st Century: the experiences from various projects in the North Central Division of Namibia 291-295 P. Talavera Challenges of animal traction research and development in West and Central Africa at the eve of the 21st century 296-302 ** 400 kb M. Havard, A. Njoya, R. Pirot, E. Vall and B. Wampfler Draught animal power: experiences of farmer training in the northern communal areas of Namibia 303-306 J. Mulanda, E. Mwenya and E. Namalambo Conservation tillage in cotton and maize fields in Malawi 307-314 ** 430 kb A.D.C. Chillimba Draught animal energy research in India 315-322 G. Singh The role of animal traction in the Molopo district in North-West Province, South Africa 323-325 M. L. Makaota and D. Motiang Animal traction as a source of power for agricultural development in Nigeria 326-330 ** 400 kb E.A. Ajav
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Workshop synthesis and summary of discussions 332-333 Workshop recommendations and follow-up 334-336 List and contacts of workshop participants 337-240
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