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RMAA Newsflash – RMRDSA Questionnaire

The RMRDSA has intention is to develop a new programme for RMRD SA Planning Committee (R&D) Cattle and Small Stock that will have a balance between research, development and technology transfer.

The following programmes were identified


Current programmes         

1 Sustainable natural resource utilization

  • Sustainable natural resource management
  • Veld monitoring and management
  • Ecosystem sustainability (decision support systems
  • Environmental protection
  • Restoring the value of grasslands/rangelands
  • Livestock genetic resources


2 Improvement of livestock and forage production (to increase productivity, food security and efficiency of resource use)

  • Breeding and genetics (including genomics)
  • Reproduction efficiency
  • Animal growth and feed requirements
  • Nutrient intake and utilization
  • A systems approach to livestock production
  • Herd management
3 Anticipation & mitigation of agricultural risks to create a resilient red meat sector

  • Predation management
  • Livestock theft prevention
  • Climate-smart livestock production (adaptation and mitigation for sustainable livestock production
  • Baseline information – carbon and water footprint
  • Effect of climate Change
4 Animal health and welfare

  • Animal welfare
  • Animal/ Pathogen I Environment Interactions (Climate Change)
  • Diagnostics
  • Disease control strategies
5 Animal products

  • Quality and value adding
  • Product safety, zoonosis and nutritional value
  • Red meat products and by-products
  • Antimicrobial resistance
6 Market development of the red meat sector

  • Market development and trade, including export
  • Consumerism and customer behaviour


You receive this questionnaire in order to identify the research priorities pertaining to Animal Products (Program 5)

Please feel free to provide or forward this questionnaire to any other interested party in the red meat industry or research environment

The deadline is 21 June 2019

Please contact us should you require any further information


Gerhard Neethling

RMAA General Manager



You are invited to participate in a research survey.

The Red Meat Research and Development South Africa (RMRD SA) is conducting research regarding solutions, processes and technologies that will enhance the production and processing of animal products.

Please note that this survey takes 10 minutes to complete. By completing this survey, you are agreeing to participate in the research. Your participation will be appreciated.

To participate in English, please click on the following link:

U is genooi om deel te neem aan ‘n navorsingsopname.

Die Rooivleisnavorsing en -ontwikkeling Suid-Afrika (RMRD SA) doen navorsing oor oplossings, prosesse en tegnologieë wat die produksie en verwerking van diereprodukte sal verbeter.

Let asseblief daarop dat hierdie opname 10 minute neem om te voltooi. Deur hierdie opname te voltooi stem u in om betrokke te wees by die navorsing. U deelname sal waardeer word.

Om deel te neem in Afrikaans, klik asseblief op die volgende skakel:


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