Public-Private Partnership for enhanced conservation agriculture practices: the case of Boudour Zero-Till seeder in Algeria
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Zied Idoudi, Nasreddine Louahdi, Mina Devkota Wasti, Zahra Djender, Aymen Frija, Mourad Rekik. (26/4/2020). Public-Private Partnership for enhanced conservation agriculture practices: the case of Boudour Zero-Till seeder in Algeria. Lebanon: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
One of the main hindrances to the adoption of Conservation Agriculture is the limited availability of appropriate and affordable seeding machinery for small to medium sized land-holding farmers. The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in collaboration with national and private partners through different Projects at different stages put its efforts to design, testing, development and scaling out the low-cost seeders in different countries in Middle-East and North-Africa. This factsheet describes the evolution story of the locally made “Boudour” zero-till seeder in Algeria.
Devkota Wasti, Minahttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-2348-4816
business plan; smallholders farmers; crop livestock conservation agriculture (clca); locally-manufactured seeders; low-cost zero-till seeders; zero-till seeders; conservation agriculture (ca); public-private partnership; clca systems; clca project; business models; up-scaling; out-scaling; clca technologies; technology scaling; ca adoption; profitable business model; no-till service provision enterprises
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