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Modern Energy Services for Modern Agriculture: A Review of Smallholder Farming in Developing Countries

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Veronika Utz
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This report focuses on the role that modern energy services play in enhancing the agriculture value chain, from production to commercialization, as well as transport of goods. The report examines the potential of decentralized power production with renewable energy or hybrid systems in rural areas, and it suggests farmers manage risk by buying energy services on a fee-for-service basis.