Evaluating the Competitiveness of the South African Broiler Value Chain

A collaborative report by the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy and the National Agricultural Marketing Council

The South African poultry industry is an important subsector within South African agriculture. It is the single largest contributor to total gross agricultural production value and has significant up and downstream multiplier effects through its long, integrated value chain. In addition, it provides the most affordable source of animal protein to the South African consumer, which makes it critical to food security. Given its strategic national importance, increased imports in recent years have triggered questions on sustainability and international competitiveness. Read More