PRIMARY / APPLIED RESEARCH

  • Development of a programme to improve the economic water resilience of the agri-processing sector (with further detail for subsectors: fruit & vegetables and dairy) in the Western Cape 
  • Conduct a competitiveness analyses of the Namibian meat industry 
  • Regional tobacco farming study 
  • A study on the potential product development for the commercialization and value add to beef production 
  • Analysis of the key operational limitations of the Boegoeberg irrigation system in the context of socio-economic impact and risk assessment 
  • Smart agriculture for climate resilience (SmartAgri) 
  • A study on the commercial viability of almond nuts in South Africa 
  • Development of technical and financial norms and standards for drainage of irrigated lands 
  • Writing of manuals for potato production cost budgets 
  • Pre-feasibility studies: New technologies pilot plant 
  • Cost benefit analysis for the sterile insect technique 
  • Adaptive interventions in agriculture to reduce vulnerability of different farming systems to climate change in SA 
  • Development of technical and financial norms and standards for drainage of irrigated lands 
  • Managing climate risk for agriculture and water resources development in South Africa (western cape – bamboo) 
  • Uzbekistan water efficiency and agriculture project 

TECHNOLOGY – DRONES

Drone Services to table grape and citrus farm 2017