Agro-mechanical Diffusion in a Backward Region

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Intermediate Technology Publications, 1990 - Social Science - 94 pages
This exploration of the conditions which characterize the process of a general application of agro-mechanical technology is illustrated through a detailed study of the use of a new agricultural tool in rural India.

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The Framework
SocioEconomic Profile of the Study Villages
The Agricultural Implements Market

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About the author (1990)

Rakesh Basant has worked as a consultant to the World Bank, Intermediate Technology Development Group, U.K. and the United Nations University Institute of New Technologies, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Current research relates to industrial policy and technological change.

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