Southern Africa Regional Soybean Roadmap Final report. February 2011

Southern Africa Regional Soybean Roadmap Final report February 2011 Objectives of today’s session Share the findings of our analysis of the soybea...
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Southern Africa Regional Soybean Roadmap Final report

February 2011

Objectives of today’s session

Share the findings of our analysis of the soybean industry across Southern Africa Share our recommendations for making the industry succeed Get your perspectives on the challenges faced by the industry and how to address them Gauge your interest in being part of a regional soy alliance to drive the growth of the industry

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Executive summary (1/2) • The soybean industry in the region does not satisfy demand, with insufficient production (due to marginal profitability and limited government support) and a processing sector that is backward integrated from the poultry industry or oil refiners • Although soybean is an attractive crop that is well suited to the region and has significant regional demand, the region currently produces

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