Frances Cossar

Content by Frances Cossar
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Small-scale farmers and large machines: The why and how of agricultural mechanisation in Ghana

    Despite the small farm sizes and large investment required for agricultural machinery, cereal-producing farmers in Ghana have widely adopted tractor plowing. This brief uses a case study of Yendi district to understand how the sharing of tractor service works, and the impact that tractor use has on the use of labour and other inputs. The research finds that the...

    18 Jun 2018 | Douglas Gollin, Frances Cossar