Boosting agricultural mechanization in rice-based systems in sub-Saharan Africa

Funded by the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP)

AfricaRice, St. Louis, Senegal, 6-8 June 2011
 

Relancer la mécanisation agricole dans les systèmes à base riz en Afrique subsaharienne

Financé par le partenariat mondial sur la recherche rizicole (GRiSP)

AfricaRice, St. Louis, Sénégal, 6-8 juin 2011

 

6 June 2011 : Day 1: State-of-the-art and lessons learned

08h00-08h30

Registration

 

 

Chairperson: M. Diop (Ministry of Industry and Artisanat)

Rapporteurs: Ghana, Mali

 

08h30-08h45

Opening ceremony

V. Bado, J. Rickman, M. Wopereis, Representative of Ministry of Agriculture

08h45-09h15

Introduction of participants, workshop objectives, adoption of agenda

Présentation des participants, objectifs de l’atelier, adoption de l’ordre du jour

K. Ndiaye

09h15-09h45

State-of-the-art of agricultural mechanization in rice-based systems in SSA

J. Rickman

10h15-10h30

Country presentation Ghana

Country representative

10h30-10h45

Country presentation Mali

Country representative

10h45-11h00

Country presentation Nigeria

Country representative

11h00-11h15

Country presentation Senegal

Country representative

11h15-11h30

Country presentation Sierra Leone

Country representative

11h30-11h45

Country presentation Tanzania

Country representative

11h45-12h00

Country presentation Uganda

Country representative

12h00-12h30

General discussion

 

 

Chairperson: JICA representative

Rapporteurs: Nigeria, Senegal

 

14h00-14h05

Statement of farmers

Ciriz/Unis representative

14h05-14h10

Statement of JICA

JICA representative

14h10-14h15

Statement of CARD

CARD representative

14h15-14h45

Recent developments in mechanization in South Asia

H.S. Sidhu, B. Chauhan

14h45-15h15

Post-harvest, learning alliances, business models

M. Gummert/A. Schmidley

15h30-16h00

Mechanization in West Africa (1)

M. Havard

16h00-16h15

Mechanization in West Africa (2)

O. Azouma

16h15-16h30

Mechanization in West Africa (3)

G. Son

16h30-17h00

Role of rice millers in developing the Asian rice production chain

J. Rickman

17h00-18h00

General discussion

 

 

 

7 June 2011 : Day 2: Presentation of manufacturers and field visit

 

Chairperson: M. Havard

Rapporteurs: Sierra Leone, Tanzania

 

08h30-09h00

International manufacturers – capacity of manufacturer, possible contribution to mechanization

Briggs& Stratton/Matforce

09h00-09h30

Local manufacturers – capacity of manufacturer, possible contribution to mechanization

M. Ndiaye

09h30-09h45

Impact of the ASI thresher-cleaner

M. Diagne

09h45-10h30

General discussion

 

10h45-11h00

Presentation of TOR of break-out groups

K. Ndiaye

11h00-13h00

Break-out groups (1 francophone, 2 anglophone groups)

 

14h30-18h00

Visit of AfricaRice station,  workshops

K. Ndiaye

 

 

8 June 2011 : Day 3: Strategy development and road map

 

Chairperson: M. Wopereis

Rapporteurs: Uganda, AfricaRice

 

08h30-10h30

Break-out groups (continued)

 

10h45-12h45

Plenary debate: towards a road map

 

12h45-13h00

Closing of workshop

J. Rickman, M. Wopereis, Representative of Ministry of Agriculture

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Scenes from the GRiSP workshop on ‘Boosting agricultural mechanization in rice-based systems in sub-Saharan Africa’  held at AfricaRice, Saint Louis, Senegal,6-8 June 2011.

Photo de l'atelier GRiSP  sur « Relancer la mécanisation agricole dans les systèmes à base riz en Afrique subsaharienne » qui s'est tenu à AfricaRice, Saint Louis, Sénégal,6-8 Juin 2011.

 
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  Video collage of the GRiSP workshop on ‘Boosting agricultural mechanization in rice-based systems in sub-Saharan Africa’  held at AfricaRice, Saint Louis, Senegal,6-8 June 2011.

Collage vidéo de l'atelier GRiSP  sur « Relancer la mécanisation agricole dans les systèmes à base riz en Afrique subsaharienne » qui s'est tenu à AfricaRice, Saint Louis, Sénégal,6-8 Juin 2011.

 

 

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