In this report, BFAP assesses the adoption trends of GM maize seed in South Africa. The main objective of this ongoing Maize Trust supported initiative is to estimate the most recent maize production season’s GM maize planting areas and GM trait adoption trends, as seed sales figures become available, in order to expand the historic database on
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This study provides an update of the initial 2012 study and further focuses on the trade competitiveness challenges that the industry is facing and the impact of inconsistent tariff applications. The key indicators for industry growth and continuation include: Trade, tariffs and competitiveness Market development and consistency of supply Price discovery Yields Download the report
Investment into seed research is vital for a sustainable and competitive agricultural sector. In this context, this overview looks at the importance of a breeding and technology levy for wheat, barley and soybeans in South Africa. View the summary report here
One of the key sectors that contributed to the second successive quarterly decline was agriculture. Download this one-pager to read more about the factors influencing agriculture’s performance.
AGRICULTURAL OUTLOOK 2018 -2027 THE 2018 EDITION of the BFAP South African Baseline presents an outlook of agricultural production, consumption, prices, and trade in South Africa for the period 2018 to 2027 within the context of the current uncertainty regarding land reform policies. The information presented is based on assumptions about a range of economic,
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A report by BFAP to the South African Poultry Association. Download here to read the full report.
AGRICULTURAL OUTLOOK 2017 -2026 Managing Agriculture’s Footprint in an Uncertain Environment Download the BFAP 2017 Baseline
Extract from Panel discussion at IFAMA 2017, Miami Florida Download here to read the extract.
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. This tendency has been particularly relevant in Zambia, which has also emerged as an important surplus producer in southern Africa in recent years. Its favourable transport differential and non-GM maize