Mechanization in Ghana: Searching for Sustainable Service Supply Models

@article{Diao2012MechanizationIG,
  title={Mechanization in Ghana: Searching for Sustainable Service Supply Models},
  author={Xinshen Diao and Frances Cossar and Nazaire Houssou and Shashidhara Kolavalli and Kipo Jimah and Patrick Ohene},
  journal={Development Economics: Agriculture},
  year={2012}
}
This paper assesses the sustainability of the current supply network for mechanization, given government policy. Stylized models of mechanization supply are developed based on experience in Bangladesh, China, and India during similar stages of agricultural transformation. Ghana’s supply network is then analyzed in light of key lessons from the Asian experience. The analysis focuses on two policy issues: (1) whether the current model promoted by the government has left enough room for the… Expand
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