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This booklet is targeted at public and private advisory institutions providing support to rural communities, in particular adviser involved with developing and enhancing revenue-generating rural enterprises for farmers.  The booklet focuses on promoting transport and traction services as a viable diversification enterprise for smallholder farmers and others in rural areas.  It considers the benefits that can arise from such enterprises, not only to smallholders themselves, but also to local communities in overall terms through increased productivity, improved and faster marketing, better mobility and reduced drudgery. 

Publication Details

  • Publisher: Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division, Food and Agriculture Org. of the U.N.
  • ISBN-13: 9789251061381
  • Dewey Decimal: 388.091
  • ECHO Library: 338.091 CRO