Bespoke Design Concepts
The Tryctor is a mini tractor in Nigeria that carries out several farming operations and is capable of being used as a generator.
The Tryctor is a three-wheeled mini tractor adapted from a traditional motorcycle design that provides transport and power for farmers. Various farming implements can be attached as the Tryctor is designed to carry out different farming operations similar to a conventional tractor but on a smaller scale. It also provides a useful means of transportation to convey produce. It was developed in collaboration with the National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) in Nigeria.
Bespoke Design Concepts is the operating distributor.
Prices start from ~3880 USD (1.5 million NGN)
Small-scale crop farmers in Nigeria.
7 prototypes have been distributed.
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The Tryctor is a 3-wheel mini tractor, suitable for farming with tyres for rough terrain and a 30-horsepower engine that can be used as a generator. Supplied with a disc plough, harrow and trailer, it performs similarly to a conventional tractor but to a smaller scale. It has a high strength steel chassis, fuel tank with a 15 litre capacity and an efficiency of 6 litres/hectare.
Support is provided by the manufacturer.
In country repair and replacement available.
The manufacturer offers a 2-year warranty.
The manufacturer aims to provide accessible, multipurpose and affordable mini tractors for the development of Nigeria’s agricultural sector.
The product has been the result of years of continuous research and development efforts between NCAM (National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization) and Bespoke Design Concepts Limited who developed a series of prototypes before confirming the final design. The tests considered cost and performance in various farming activities.
NCAM (National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization) and Bespoke Design Concepts Limited
Driver’s negligence represents one of the main hazards during product operation
Threshers and plows can be added, along with other tools traditionally attached to tractors and farming utility vehicles.
Asoegwu, S., Nwakuba, N. and Ohanyere, S., 2018, “Effective Use of Indigenous Farm Machinery and Implements in Soil Tilling, Planting and Weeding in Nigeria,” Ama, Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa & Latin America, 49(2).
Ezekiel, O., 2018, “Mechanization for Smallholder Farming: an Indispensable tool for Economic Diversification,” Proceedings of Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project, International Food Policy Research Institute, Nigeria.
The product is currently being prototyped. Internal standards have not been cited.
The product has undergone years of continuous research and development efforts, testing considered cost and performance in various farming activities.
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