Red meat research and development south africa

Red meat research and development south africa

Red meat research and development south africa

RMRD SA
The aim of the Red Meat Industry is to provide sought-after red meat products at affordable prices taking into account the local consumer preferences, international standards and the conservation of the environment. The specific aim of the RMRD SA and its Planning Committee (R&D) Cattle and Small Stock and RMRDT Project Committee is to co-ordinate and fund research projects.
Programmes, for research and development across the total spectrum of sectors which are involved in the Red Meat Industry have been identified and are prioritised within programmes and challenges. Elements or challenges within programmes may change as the needs within the Industry change.
RMRD SA Research
The RMRDT and RMRD SA have funded a multitude of projects since the early nineties. All projects completed under the auspices of RMRD SA are available. RESEARCH results are published online and is completely searchable and available for reference. The projects funded and completed by RMRD SA and RMRDT reached 130 in 2020, new projects initiated during 2020 are 13, and there are several more 42 projects in progress. This is a proud history and achievement for RED MEAT RESEARCH and is truly GOOD NEWS for the Red Meat Industry.
Funding
RMRD SA finance research projects executed by recognised research institutions only, institutions dealing with agricultural research. Such institutions include the Department of Agriculture, Provincial Departments of Agriculture, Institutes of the Agricultural Research Council, all Universities and Agricultural Colleges. To see the list of Institutions click here… Funding for research and development is made available from the Red Meat Industry Trust (RMRDT) and Red Meat Levy (RMLA). In the case of funds provided by the RMRDT, the policy is to maintain the proportion of the initial capital from the various species’ when allocating finance to projects.
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Cattle & small stock

To develope world class research, development and technology transfer programes to address the following focus areas