September 20, 2017 9:00 AM - September 20, 2017 10:00 AM
Improving Mechanization Webinar Series The fifth installment of the Soybean innovation Lab webinar series focused on mechanization in Africa is being held at 9 AM CST on September 20th. Join us virtually to connect with other individuals and organizations working on mechanization in Africa. Audience participation, comments and questions are encouraged! The "Implementation and Evaluation of Appropriate Scale Technologies for Sustainable Intensification” webinar will be presented by Dr. Alan Hansen, who serves as the Director of the Appropriate Scale Mechanization Consortium (ASMC) of the Sustainable Intensification Innovation Lab. The Improving Mechanization for African Smallholder Farmers webinar series aims to address the major constraints on mechanization in Sub-Saharan Africa such as: sound business models for service delivery; local manufacturing, service, and parts supply; availability of information on appropriate and smart design; equipment affordability and credit; and gender equity when introducing mechanization.