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mechanize

[′mek·ə‚nīz]
(mechanical engineering)
To substitute machinery for human or animal labor.
To produce or reproduce by machine.
(ordnance)
To equip a military force with armed and armored vehicles.
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The mechanisation challenge that Africa faces becomes apparent when you consider tractor uptake in the region; tractors, as an indispensable tool for tillage and transportation, are a key piece of equipment for farming mechanisation.
The variables used to achieve the objectives of the study were classified into four categories namely construction operation, mechanisation and sustainability factors and project outcome.
Hence, small-scale farmers have always played an integral role in supplying the nation with food, and as such they too will be well catered for under the mechanisation programme.
In order to isolate the effect of farm mechanisation, the model simulates the effect of an one percent increase in final demand for wheat, using each alternative production system in turn, that is, m subsets of final demand vectors are considered.
The farm mechanisation programme, which is a major component of the government's Food Staples Sufficiency Program, aims to distribute thousands of units of on-farm and postharvest machinery, equipment and facilities, from 2011 to 2016," Alcala said.
The agricultural equipment market is evolving accordingly: in addition to an expansion in the retail business, there is a growing number of large agricultural mechanisation projects funded or promoted by governments, holdings and international organisations.
The introduction of the first stage of mechanisation at the Aberpergwm drift mine represents a significant milestone in our development programme and we now look forward to the rest of this financial year with confidence.
The 'Big Noise' of mechanisation changed human experience forever, making silence--in Le Bretton's wonderful phrase--'a remnant waiting to be used, like a vacant lot in the heart of the city .
Last year, the company s mechanisation scheme was launched in selected parts of the country, and farmers had benefited through equipment in improving land mass and volumes.
Visiongain identifies in monetary terms the following submarkets of food security technologies: agricultural biotechnology, crop protection solutions (chemical tools); nanotechnologies; modern irrigation practices, fertilisers, mechanisation and other technologies.
The KSKTU has clarified that it was not blindly opposing mechanisation, and that it was only against mechanisation that totally eliminated jobs in the sector.
Reversion to Walter Benjamin's associative methods, to conjure up the excitement of early mechanisation, pastoral harmony and exoticism, reads like the flaneur yearning for an inspirational city.