Purpose and Background

The National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) is currently engaging a follow up study of a previous desktop study done during 2012 to determine the factors which have a significant impact on the competitiveness of the dairy value chain and how these factors might have changed.  The purpose of this investigation is to identify the factors that affect the competitiveness of dairy value chain in an effort to and to inform policy makers and other directly affected groups.

The purpose of this questionnaire is to solicit stakeholders’ opinions on the factors that are most likely to influence the level of competitiveness in the Dairy value chain.  Respondents are also requested to weigh these factors in order importance in terms of their impact on competitiveness.. 

Your valued contribution in this regard will be greatly appreciated and will be regarded as a significant contribution to better position the dairy industry, not only in South Africa, but globally.