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BFAP Baseline 2019

  Final Baseline 2019

Food Inflation in 2019Q2 and 2019Q3

This report covers recent trends and a food inflation outlook over the next three months. Read report.

Staple maize price inflation potentially back at double figures in 2019

December 18, 2018

A reality check regarding current-season rainfall and expectations for the 2019 maize crop. Read more.

Perspectives on Agriculture’s contribution to 2019Q2 GDP

September 16, 2019

BFAP provides context for Agriculture’s contribution to GDP in Quarter 2, 2019. Read more.

Sunflower Quality Report


BFAP has undertaken a study, funded by the Oilseeds Advisory Committee (OAC) to provide a deeper understanding of the key drivers affecting sunflower seed quality, the impact of varying (lower) oil content on the industry, and potential interventions to achieve an upgraded state of the value chain. Download the Full Report.

Impact of trade controls on price transmission between southern African maize markets


Maize is an important staple crop in southern Africa that has often been prioritised from a policy perspective, particularly in the imposition of export controls under periods of perceived uncertainty…

Policy brief on the 2015/2016 drought


This report evaluates the impact of the 2015/2016 drought on the South African economy, on commercial and smallholder producers, and on consumers. Download.