118 Results for 'South Africa'

PO – IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY OF GOVERNMENT ACTIONS TO SUPPORT THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR: EXTERNAL EVALUATIONS IN THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Keywords: Evaluations, Policy planning, Agricultural Sector, South Africa

PO – IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY OF GOVERNMENT ACTIONS TO SUPPORT THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR: EXTERNAL EVALUATIONS IN THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: The South African Cane Growers Association has served growers since 1927, and has accumulated a wealth of industry knowledge and information. However, increasingly competitive environments and the pace of technology have made it evident that the active management of ...Read More

NPR – KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AT THE SOUTH AFRICAN CANE GROWERS ASSOCIATION

Abstract: The South African CANEGROWERS Association (CANEGROWERS) has since 1927 represented growers and provided services to growers in South Africa on all manner of economic, governance and industrial affairs. To do this the Association has needed a strong data gathering ...Read More

NPR – THE SOUTH AFRICAN CANEGROWERS ASSOCIATION LARGE SCALE GROWER COSTS SURVEY: THE DYNAMIC USE OF DATA OVER TIME AND THE CHANGES FOR THE FUTURE

Abstract: The South African wheat industry has been under pressure in recent years from global economic instability and a fast-changing domestic policy environment. This has manifested in declining wheat production and profitability at farm level. Wheat quality plays a key ...Read More

PR – FINANCIAL IMPACT OF WHEAT QUALITY STANDARDS ON SOUTH AFRICAN WHEAT PRODUCERS: A DLP APPROACH

Abstract: High quality market and value chains for small-scale emerging farmers in South Africa has been under discussion since the liberalisation and deregulation of the South African marketing boards. Local producers are now competing in a dynamic global market environment ...Read More

PR – PERFORMANCE AND MARKETING OPTIONS FOR INFORMAL CATTLE PRODUCERS IN THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: Feedlots currently feed animals according to a pre-determined feeding period that will result in market acceptable carcass weights. However, feedlots are price takers on the input and output side and the only way they can increase their profitability is ...Read More

PR – INCREASE FEEDLOT PROFITABLITY BY DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN BEEF BREEDS

Abstract: Modern day consumers are exposed to various advertising messages by means of different media channels such as retail shops, newspapers, magazines and internet sites on a daily basis. This extent of advertising creates the need for a product to ...Read More

PR – CONSUMER PREFERENCES WITH REGARD TO RED MEAT: AN EYE-TRACKER CASE STUDY

Abstract: All the provinces in South Africa are affected by livestock theft and this threatens the profitability and sustainability of livestock farmers. Animal products comprised 49% of the total gross value of South Africa’s agricultural products in 2014/15. In 2014, ...Read More

PR – ASSESSING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF LIVESTOCK THEFT IN THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: Although consensus is still to be reached on its name, it is commonly accepted that economic, social and political systems will be disrupted by the so-called “4th Industrial Revolution”. Furthermore, it is expected that farming may carry the brunt ...Read More

PR – SUPPORTING FUTURE FARMING SYSTEMS AT SUB-NATIONAL LEVEL IN THE FACE OF THE 4th INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Abstract: South African game farming traditionally consisted of extensive farming practices on large land where game roamed wild and hunters “worked” for a decent hunt, be that trophy or meat hunting.   However, the past decade went the way of a ...Read More