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Prospects for market diversification in SADC for selected South African agricultural and food products
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This research provides South Africa's producers and exporters with information on new market opportunities for South Africa's selected agricultural and food products in the Southern African Development ...
Assessing farmer perceptions about the available financing mechanisms and financial services – the case of the seed potato industry in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Farmers lack the opportunities to increase levels of production and improve efficiency for a number of reasons. The lack of a fully functioning financial services market is often identified as a primary ...
Estimating the efficiency effects of farm mergers : an ex-ante application of data envelopment analysis
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : The main aim of this thesis is to measure the expected effects of farm level resource pooling mergers on the technical efficiency of farm businesses. The non-parametric efficiency measurement approach of ...