11 Results for 'Jordaan, H.'

PR – HOW CAN THE SOUTH AFRICAN BEEF CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM BE ADAPTED TO MEET MODERN CONSUMERS’ DEMANDS

Abstract Beef consumption in South Africa increased by 1.6% from 2016 to 2017 and it is expected that the total beef consumption will expand by 19% over the next decade. Most South African consumers focus on affordability followed by health ...Read More

PR – HOW CAN THE SOUTH AFRICAN BEEF CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM BE ADAPTED TO MEET MODERN CONSUMERS’ DEMANDS

Abstract In order to ensure the future existence of an industry or business, it should be sustainable in terms of environmental stewardship (planet) and economic prosperity (profit). The problem with improving more than one sustainability indicator is that these indicators ...Read More

PR – THE ECONOMIC FEED CONSUMPTION OF DIFFERENT CATTLE BREEDS IN A COW-CALF PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Abstract The purpose of this paper was to estimate consumers’ preferences for environmentally sustainable beef products, with the aim of developing and promoting environmentally sustainable products in South Africa. The findings reveal that there is profound preference heterogeneity at segment ...Read More

PR – THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: The agricultural sector plays a key role on the rural development in South Africa. Open free trade market, creates a market were small-scale producers need to be able to compete against commercial producers. Therefore producers need to be more ...Read More

PR – EXPLORING ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPETENCIES OF SMALLHOLDER PRODUCERS: THE CASE OF EKSTEENSKUIL RAISIN PRODUCERS

Abstract: Credit has a very important role in agriculture to ensure the continuation of production. The granting of credit is based on the outcome of a credit application that is assessed by considering certain factors, characteristics and attributes of the ...Read More

PR – INVESTIGATING FACTORS CONSIDERED IN AGRICULTURAL CREDIT APPLICATIONS, WHAT ARE CURRENTLY CONSIDERED BY A COMMERCIAL BANK?

Abstract: This paper analyses the impact of the European Union (EU) trade policy reform on the sustainability of smallholder sugarcane farming in Swaziland, as well as the level of government intervention in the sugar industry. To analyse sustainability, the study ...Read More

PR – ANALYZING THE IMPACT OF EU TRADE POLICY REFORM ON THE SUSTAINABILITY OF SMALLHOLDERS SUGARCANE FARMING IN SWAZILAND

Abstract: The main objectives of this study were to find and interpret common factors of respondents’ compliance with best management practices that affect the farmers` technical efficiency and coping strategies adopted by the smallholder maize irrigation farmers at Tokwane-Ngundu of ...Read More

PR – MANAGEMENT PRACTICES THAT AFFECT TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY AND COPING STRATEGIES OF SMALLHOLDER MAIZE IRRIGATION FARMER IN ZIMBABWE

Abstract: The aim of this paper was to contribute to the limited body of knowledge on the factors that affect the cost efficiency of smallholder farmers from South Africa to help smallholder farmers to maximise their return from farming activities ...Read More

PR – DETERMINANTS OF COST EFFICIENCY OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS: THE CASE OF RAISIN PRODUCERS FROM SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: Farmer-to-farmer skills transfer activities are recommended as a strategy to improve the technical efficiency of the farmers. However, research failed to explain how farmers should identify their peers; and whether the same individual would be considered a peer for ...Read More

PR – EFFICIENT RESOURCE USE AND FARMER-TO-FARMER SKILL TRANSFERS: THE CASE OF EKSTEENSKUIL RAISIN PRODUCERS, SOUTH AFRICA

The strict rules and regulations associated with supplying agricultural products to commercial agri-food chains often contribute to the exclusion of smallholder farmers from the formal market. New Institutional Economics theory is used in this paper to investigate the way how ...Read More