4 Results for 'Ortmann, G.F.'

PR – Factors Constraining Participation Of Swaziland’s Mushroom Producers In Mainstream Markets

Mushrooms have been cultivated in Swaziland since 2001 as part of a long-term programme which seeks to improve rural livelihoods through commercial production of non-conventional high-value commodities. Despite the availability of niche markets and various forms of support received by ...Read More

PR – Factors Constraining Participation Of Swaziland’s Mushroom Producers In Mainstream Markets

The South African biofuels industrial strategy promotes a development-oriented strategy with feedstock produced by smallholders and processed by traditional producer-owned cooperatives. This study examines a proposal to apply this strategy to small farmers in KwaZulu-Natal, using soybeans as feedstock for ...Read More

PR – An Analysis Of Cooperative Biodiesel Production By Smallholders In Kwazulu-natal, South Africa (p444-462)

This study investigates factors influencing the long-term competitiveness, based on a unit cost ratio analysis, of 11 commercial milk producers from East Griqualand (EG), South Africa, using unbalanced panel data for the period 1990 – 2006. Results of a Ridge ...Read More

PR – Factors Influencing The Long-term Competitiveness Of Commercial Milk Producers In South Africa

This study identifies sources of risk that commercial sugarcane farmers in the province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), South Africa, presently perceive to pose the greatest threat to the viability of their businesses. Data obtained in 2006 via structured personal interviews of ...Read More