n Farmer’s Weekly - Planning for the future of SA livestock production - livestock - planning for the future

Volume 2019 Number 19010
  • ISSN : 0041-848X


South Africa’s livestock industry generates billions of rand in both local and foreign income for the economy every year, and creates many thousands of jobs. It is therefore crucial that it continues to adapt and grow. However, this requires careful planning from livestock producers, and having helpful information at hand is critical. Prof Ferdi Meyer, director of the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), explains that the BFAP Baseline Agricultural Outlook is published annually and provides a forecast of the sector for the next decade.

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