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Brief review of the maize industry in South Africa,

South Africa.

Brief review of the maize industry in South Africa,

by South Africa.

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corn industry,
  • South Africa

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8475528M
    ISBN 100949960047
    ISBN 109780949960047
    OCLC/WorldCa659720

    Genetic resources of maize in Africa. In Proceedings of a workshop jointly organized by the Association for the Advancement of Agricu1tur~1 Sciences in Africa and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. held at IITA January, 6. Sanders, A.R. (). Maize in South Africa. South Africa Central News Agency Limited. 7.   At the moment Botswana is a net importer of maize. To buttress claims of thriving opportunity in the maize farming industry, he demonstrated that the biggest contributor of maize .

    1. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY Maize is the most important grain crop in South Africa, being both the major feed grain and the staple food for the majority of the South African population. About 60% of maize produced in South Africa is white and the other 40% is yellow maize. Yellow maize is mostly used for animal feed. South Africa, Malawi and Zambia are the biggest exporters of maize into the region majorly guided by different seasonal dynamics from those of EAC and the preference of Kenya to source maize from South Africa due to assured quality and quantities of maize. Within the region, Uganda is the biggest exporter of maize to her regional counterparts.

    The Maize Trust is committed to capacity building in the South African maize industry. Training, development and mentorship of new farmers are a crucial part of this. Without successful producers the industry and the country will suffer, because reliance on imports is not regarded by the trust as a long-term solution to food security. South Africa is a significant exporter of maize, with an export volume of 1, thousand metric tons, valued at USD , in According to UN Comtrade, the export of maize from South Africa was 1, thousand metric ton in , which increased to 1, thousand metric ton in


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Brief review of the maize industry in South Africa, by South Africa. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The production and availability of maize in South Africa. The objective of this Prospectus is to answer as many of your questions as possible in a brief, but succinct manner and to provide you with relevant information about the South African maize industry and pointers as to theFile Size: 1MB.

Maize is the most important field crop in South Africa comprising 45% of all arable land (about million hectares) and accounting for 40% by value of all field crops (Cownie, and Financial Mail, ). This dissertation analyses market reform in the South African Maize Industry at two levels.

ABSTRACT The role of Brief review of the maize industry in South Africa maize industry is discussed with reference to employment, foreign exchange earnings, food production, input provision, market segment and contribution to GDP.

The impact of changes in the maize industry is quantified by means of input-output analysis and dynamic multipliers. The impact of the maize industry is insignificant relative to the total economy Cited by: 9. Prospectus on the South African Maize Industry.

This Prospectus covers the broader descriptive issues of maize and its uses in South Africa, the procedural issues of the marketing of maize and the more specific issues of grain quality, grain standards, exporting facilities, logistics, required export documentation and the management of price.

In South Africa, maize was first introduced in and has since become one of the dominant food crops. The crop is produced in all the provinces of South Africa, but the most significant producing regions are the Free State, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the North-West provinces, accounting for roughly 87 percent of overall production.

In South Africa, maize was first introduced inand has since become one of dominant food crops. Maize is produced in all the provinces of South Africa, but the most significant producing regions are the Free State, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the North-West provinces. On average, between and million hectares of commercial maize are.

Moreover, South Africa’s smallholder or non-commercial farmers plantedhectares of maize in /37 production season, and only harvested tonnes, with poor yields of about Factors influencing maize markets in South Africa The main factor above all others which determines the price of maize in each season is supply and demand.

Roughly 75% of maize produced in a season is consumed by our own local market. This can be in the form of maize based food products for humans as well as animal feed. South African Weather Service – Seasonal Climate Watch May to September - South African Weather Service – Average Monthly Rainfall graphs for the Free State, Mpumalanga - and North West provinces Grading Regulations for Maize, Government Notice No.

R of. InSouth African maize production 5 million tons, an all-time record for the country. Maize is a warm-weather crop; it is unsuitable for areas with a mean daily temperature of below 19°C, or where the mean summer temperature falls below 23 °C.

In South Africa, maize was first introduced in and has since become one of the dominant food crops. The crop is produced in all the provinces of South Africa, but the most significant producing regions are the Free State, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the North-West provinces, accounting for roughly 87 percent of overall production.

This book provides a reliable introduction to the economic history of South Africa. Cornelius William de Kiewiet, A History of South Africa, Social and Economic (London, ).

Overall, South African maize production underwent some extraordinary changes over the past century. InSouth Africa produced tonnes of maize. By that had grown to million tonnes, increasing to million tonnes in /18 production season.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Saunders, Arthur Percy, Maize in South Africa. Johannesburg: Central news agency, (OCoLC) South Africa is the largest and most active producer of maize in southern Africa. The country accounted for 42% of Africa’s maize trade, with 69% in the form of imports, in South Africa’s maize production slumped by 30% this year, and as a result, the country importedmetric ton of maize from outside the African continent.

PDF | On Jan 1,S.W.P. Cloete and others published South African sheep and wool industry | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. South Africa is the largest user of maize for animal feed in its region, constituting a share of 41% in the /18 season.

Trailing behind South Africa is Nigeria and Tanzania with a share of 11% and 7% respectively. African perspective Soybean Although maize is a well-established ingredient in animal feed production in the Africa.

South Africa’s maize ending stocks, which will be carried over to the /20 marketing year at the start of May is estimated at million tonnes. This will provide a buffer for the country’s supplies.

Therefore, if South Africa’s /19 maize production could amount to at least million tonnes, the. The South African maize market has matured considerably since deregulation of agricultural marketing.

Producers, traders and other intermediaries interact freely in the marketing of maize. Most of the maize produced in South Africa is consumed locally and as a result, the domestic market is very important to the industry. Prof Ferdi Meyer, director of BFAP, shared the following facts about South Africa’s maize industry: Commercial yellow maize plantings are expected to exceed those of white maize by Commercial white maize production will reach a year low in at 3,07 million tons.

Commercial yellow maize plantings are forecast to increase by 1,4%. Prospectus on the South African Maize Industry the production and availability of maize in South Africa.

The objective of this is to. answer as many of your questions as possible in a brief, but succinct manner and to provide. you with relevant information about the South African maize industry and pointers as to the.Approximately 8,0 million tons of maize grain are produced in South Africa annually on approximately 3,1 million ha of land.

Half of the production consists of white maize, for human food consumption. Maize needs to mm of water per season, which is mainly acquired from the soil moisture reserves. Ab0 kg of grain are produced for.Africa: Ranking of statistics – Maize - Production (Tons) The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1 - South Africa - Maize - Production (Tons)Tons in 2 - Nigeria - Maize - Production (Tons)Tons in 3 - Egypt - Maize - Production (Tons) was 8, Tons in