31 August 2017

Models for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in sub-Saharan Africa

Report of "Consultative Meeting on a Mechanization Strategy", held in Nairobi (Kenya), 30 November - 3 December, 2016 (http://africamechanize.act-africa.org/).

The contents of the report will be presented and discussed at the next meeting of the "Club of Bologna" (Hannover, 12-13 November 2017).

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23 November 2016

The CoB is 25 years old !

To celebrate the 25 years of the "Club of Bologna" a special volume on the "Evolution and Prospects of the Mechanization in the World" was published.
After a first chapter focused on the history of the Club, a second part is devoted to the role of the tractor in the development of agricultural mechanization. In following chapters, the agricultural mechanization in Europe, USA, Latin America, China, Asia and Africa is analized.

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30 September 2016

Giuseppe Pellizzi Prize 2016 - The winners !

The Giuseppe Pellizzi Prize 2016 referees board selected the following winners:
Amatya Suraj, USA;
Pourreza Alireza, USA;
Ramm Marco, Germany.
The awards ceremony has been held during the Club Members meeting, on Nov 13, 9.30 am (Bologna, EIMA International, Michelino, Sinfonia Hall).


CLUB OF BOLOGNA: A WORLD TASK-FORCE ON THE STRATEGIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURAL MECHANISATION
The Club of Bologna is a free association founded by FederUnacoma under the auspices of CIGR and in close collaboration with FAO, UNIDO and Accademia dei Georgofili, with the goal to convene, almost once a year, the highest international experts on mechanization in order to discuss subjects of a pre-eminent importance for the development of the agricultural machinery sector.