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Agricultural efficiency in South Africa

GuМ€nter Borchert

Agricultural efficiency in South Africa

a survey based on "value added per labour day"

by GuМ€nter Borchert

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Published by Institut für Geographie und Wirtschaftsgeographie der Universität Hamburg in Hamburg .
Written in English

  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural productivity -- South Africa -- Mathematical models.,
    • Value added -- South Africa -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementvon Günter Borchert.
      SeriesHamburger geographische Studien ;, Heft 39
      LC ClassificationsHD2130.5 .B67 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2936745M
      LC Control Number84174100

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Institute for Agricultural Engineering research team manager Felix Reinders points out that, in South Africa, an area of million hectares is being cultivated and, of that, 1 ha is Additional Physical Format: Online version: Borchert, Günter.

Agricultural efficiency in South Africa. Hamburg: Institut für Geographie und Wirtschaftsgeographie der Universität Hamburg, Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess the efficiency of agricultural production in South Africa from tousing an integrated two-stage Agricultural efficiency in South Africa book ://   Agricultural and food commodity price declines associated with domestic and international agricultural efficiency gains can have important welfare effects for a country.

While food price reductions benefit low-income consumers in particular, they may also cause declines in agricultural employment, leading to some resistance to technological An increase in generation causes environmental problems at global, regional and local levels.

A review of literature on energy efficiency was undertaken and a gap identified between legislation and efficiency in the agricultural sector. This article seeks to suggest ways of implementing an energy legislation in this sector in South :// Downloadable (with restrictions).

Agricultural and food commodity price declines associated with domestic and international agricultural efficiency gains can have important Agricultural efficiency in South Africa book effects for a country.

While food price reductions benefit low-income consumers in particular, they may also cause declines in agricultural employment, leading to some resistance to technological change as a policy   4 List of Figures Figure 1 Water consumption in the agri-processing sector 8 Figure 2 Sub-sector potential matrix 9 Figure 3 Factors impacting the business case for water efficiency 10 Figure 4 Barriers for water efficiency 10 Figure 5 Projected water supply and demand in South Africa (Hedden, ) 15 Figure 6 water supply vulnerability with medium population grown and climate change Sector in South.

selected agricultural productivity-enhancing interventions in Africa south of the Sahara 6A.6 Performance in meeting the overall productivity objective or target Figures Public expenditure on agricultural research and development in selected African countries, – (annual average % of agricultural value-added) productivity in 14 minutes ago  The need to improve the efficiency of water and energy use, coupled with the introduction of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, are shaping agricultural engineering innovations in South ://    Annual total plant nutrient sales (N+P+K) in South Africa 24 Soil-K versus relative yield 27 Net fertilizer price trends 28 Comparison of fertilizer and crop prices 29 List of tables 1.

Areas of the provinces of South Africa 4 2. Soil characteristics 7 3. Sown/planted areas, yields and value of production 14   ().

Agricultural efficiency in South Africa's former homelands: Measurement and implications. Development Southern Africa: Vol. 13, No. 3, pp.

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Be the ://   3. Agricultural productivity in South Africa Historical overview Total agricultural productivity The trend of agricultural productivity in South Africa is traced back from Various authors (Liebenberg et al (); Conradie et al (); Nin et al (), Agribook Digital is South Africa’s largest farming and agriculture online handbook.

Our + page farming and agriculture resource covers a vast range of topics and is considered an indispensable reference guide for farmers and agri ://    AGRICULTURAL POLICY IN PERSPECTIVE. The development of agriculture in South Africa is often viewed solely as the technical advance, in this century particularly, of large-scale commercial farming specialising in crop and animal production according to the prevailing natural resources and climatic conditions, and taking advantage of both abundant low-cost labour and This book is designed to assist the farmer/management team in thinking strategically and imaginatively about the future of the farming business.

Write to wimnell [at] or call Independent Communications Authority of South Africa The story “How ICT tools are improving efficiency of agricultural   Most of South Africa’s land surface (69%) is suitable for grazing, and livestock farming is by far the largest agricultural sector in the country.

Agricultural regions of South Africa Source: FAO Corporate Document Repository Agriculture is the foundation of developing economies. As one of these economies, South Africa The Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) unconditionally approved a merger between the Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Landbank) and Corporate Lending Book, an operating division of Gro Capital Financial Services (Proprietary) Limited, on 30 May On 10 July the Tribunal published its reasons for the :// The empirical analysis is based on a sample of households in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

It offers insights into the effects of old age pensions on household technical efficiency. The South Africa Old Age Pension Program provides a large transfer to   Energy Efficiency Strategy of the Republic of South Africa March i Foreword In South Africa we take energy for granted, with the consequence that our energy consumption is higher than it should be.

Indeed, our country’s economy is largely based on minerals extraction and processing which is by its nature very ://   highlighted in previous Africa Agriculture Status Reports. This fifth edition of the Report takes a business approach to the problem. Recognizing that Africa has experienced significant economic changes over the past decade, the Report calls for an agricultural transformation that is more focused on Furthermore, while plantation forestry in South Africa is critical for timber and fibre production, income generation and job provision, it comes at an environmental cost, notably an impact on water resources.

The ongoing spread of invasive alien plant species also reduces water availability in the ://   While perhaps the dominant agricultural trader in Africa, South Africa has an important role to play in working with others to promote intra-African agricultural trade.

Several chapters examine specific agricultural products that are major trade lines globally and within Africa, and these chapters outline how the AfCFTA can facilitate this ://   In addition, South Africa’s own Land and Agricultural Development Bank warned that a standard clause attached to its loans amounting to $ billion requires it to Energy Efficient Building in South Africa is a layman’s guide to ensuring that the energy efficiency regulations are met in terms of the building standards that are currently applicable in South Africa.

The purpose of the book is to provide a simplified guide to SANS XA that has been implemented to ensure that all new houses comply with certain basic standards of energy efficiency   Africa as a whole is going to face two major problems in the 21 st century: The first problem is how to feed the growing population of the continent, the second is how to adapt to climate change.

Both problems are interlinked since climate change has the potential for having severe implications on the food security in :// This book provides a synthesis of the key issues and challenges facing agriculture and food production in Southern Africa.

Southern Africa is facing numerous challenges from diverse issues such as agricultural transformations, growing populations, urbanization and climate :// Efficiency, partly based on technology, is central to international competitiveness.

This article applies a stochastic frontier inefficiency model to a panel of 77 wine grape farms in South Africa between and and allows the comparison of efficiency levels for the old established wine regions with those of   AGRICULTURAL CROP PRODUCTION IN THE VHEMBE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY, LIMPOPO, SOUTH AFRICA is my own work and that all the sources used or quoted have been indicated and duly acknowledged by means of complete references.

It is submitted for the degree of MSc in Environmental Management at the University of South ?sequence=1&is. South Africa, and Zambia —contribute about percent of the region’s GDP, while Leso - tho, São Tomé and Príncipe, and eSwatini together account for percent (figure 1).

The dominance of large economies such as South Africa puts pressure on some neigh-boring countries to suffer from backwash effects of any regional growth dynamics /Documents/Publications/AEO/   Chapter 1 The South African dairy farming environment Introduction to the South African dairy industry Milk production is an essential part of many farming enterprises.

In South Africa it is the fifth largest agricultural industry. Milk is produced every day and gives a regular income to the numerous small and large :// 1 - The Milk SA guide to dairy farming.

expressed as a ratio of Brazilian agricultural exports over South African agricultural exports. From through tothe ratios tracked relatively closely, varying between South Africa’s best performances of the ratio of Brazil’s to South Africa’s, to the worst of a to one ratio in Agricultural Equipment.

Northmec, established inis the oldest full line importer and one of the leading distributors of agricultural equipment in Southern Africa.

Northmec represents CASE IH tractors and combine harvesters, including many other well known agricultural brands as ://   and regulating the debt securities and interest rate derivative markets in South Africa. Secondly, South Africa has a relatively liquid bond market and the Turnover Velocity of Exchange is the indicator of liquidity of the bond market.

It shows that market capitalizatioover increased from times to E-Agriculture Development in South Africa: Opportunities, Challenges and Prospects: /ch The global development of information and communication technologies (ICT) has created a new agricultural development paradigm that promises to transform the This book examines the state of South African agriculture at the end of the 20th century and makes attempts at reform in context by looking at the past.

It begins by explaining the historical process, which led to a dualistic agricultural sector, and the policy process, bought in after the reforms, that attempts to resolve the inequalities and :// Agricultural yields have increased steadily in the last half century, particularly since the Green Revolution.

At the same time, inflation-adjusted agricultural commodity prices have been trending downward as increases in supply outpace the growth of demand.

Recent severe weather events, biofuel mandates, and a switch toward a more meat-heavy diet in emerging economies have nevertheless Offering a cross-country examination and comparison of drought awareness and experience, this book shows how scientists, water managers, and policy makers approach drought and water scarcity in arid and semi-arid regions of Spain, Mexico, Australia, South Africa and the United :// 11 hours ago  Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

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Sustainable Agricultural Production in Dikgale Community in Limpopo Province, South Africa Sejabaledi Agnes Rankoana Abstract: The present study examined community-based mechanisms of continued subsistence farming under unfavourable environmental conditions.

Semi-structured interviews conducted with a sample of participants showed that   resuscitate factor efficiency and economic growth in South Africa.

2. Definitions TFP is defined as the portion of output that is not explained by the amounts of inputs, i.e. labour and capital used in the production process. The level of TFP depends on the efficiency   population in Africa.

Agriculture represents a great part of the Africas share in world trade. On the list of 20 top agricultural and food commodity importers in60% are from Sub-Saharan Africa. African countries represent also 50% of top 20 countries, in terms of the