Programs

PROGRAMMES (can be regarded as priority areas)

·          Programme 1: Sustainable natural resource utilisation
·          Programme 2: Competitiveness through improvement of livestock and forage (to improve sustainability, food security and efficiency of resource use)
·          Programme 2A: Animal Breeding and Genetics
·          Programme 2B: Animal Nutrition and Physiology
·          Programme 3: Anticipation & mitigation of agricultural risks to create a resilient red meat sector
·          Programme 4: Sustainable animal health and welfare for the red meat sector
·          Programme 5: Solutions, processes and technologies that will enhance the production and processing of animal products
·          Programme 6: Consumer and market development of the red meat sector
·          Programme 7: Commercialisation of the emerging sector

The programmes and the convenors are summarised in the table below:

P1. Sustainable natural resource utilisation Mr GM Schutte (RPO)

Mr A Mahanjana (NERPO)

P2. Competitiveness through improvement of livestock and forage (to improve sustainability, food security and efficiency of resource use) Dr Theuns Laas (SAFLA)
P3. Anticipation and mitigation of agricultural risks to create a resilient red meat sector Mr GM Schutte (RPO)

Mr A Mahanjana (NERPO)

P4. Sustainable animal health and welfare for the red meat sector Dr P Vervoort (NAHF)
P5. Solutions, processes and technologies that will enhance the production and processing of animal products Dr G Neethling (RMAA)
P6. Consumer and market development of the red meat sector Mr D Olivier (SAFA)
P7. Commercialisation of the emerging sector Dr FV Nherera-Chokuda (NERPO)