Red Meat Industry - Desired Future Position

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* 1. Please rate each one of the following statements in terms of its importance to you personally.

  Totally unimportant Unimportant Neither important nor unimportant Important Extremely important
The industry research model should ensure a healthy and competitive future for the industry as a whole.
The industry should work both harder and smarter towards transformation in agriculture.
It is only by being responsible and collaborative partners of each other that we will build trust in and of the system.
We need to draw previously excluded farmers into the red meat value chain
Mechanisms to adapt Smallholder livestock production to become part of the industry value chain should be explored continuously.
Industry transformation needs to be accelerated.
There should be an incentive for a producer to improve his genetics to produce quality beef.
It should be possible to sell every part of every carcass in the local market at a price that rewards the producer with an acceptable profit margin.
Red meat must move from a commodity product to a quality product.
Export opportunities should not be constrained institutionally or by any stakeholder groups.
The carcass grading system should support Trade-marked producers who want exploit export opportunities.
we have a fully integrated real time disease monitoring and management system with public visibility of compliant role-players
A Red meat grading system alongside the existing carcass classification system keeps pace with consumer demand
The industry needs to develop a cost effective, world-class traceability system which facilitates market access and promotes accountability.
A commodity organisation funding model is essential for industry growth
We can become an industry that develops local and international niche markets.
The Carcass Grading system in South Africa should be improved to reward the producer for a differentiated quality carcass.
Producers are willing to contribute financially in support of a strategy that will take the industry forward.
Anxiety about safety, security and business certainty should be significantly reduced through consistent policy deployment.
To move forward the industry should reconcile the diverse interests of its stakeholder groups
Industry and Government should form effective PPP( public private partnerships) to consistently deliver on vet services country wide
Developing and maintaining an open and healthy relationship with government is an imperative for the industry
The Directorate of Vet services and relevant authorities should perform its full integrative role across the industry.
Animal health, starting with brucellosis, is effectively and widely managed as the biggest threat facing the red meat industry.
Funding should be improved by a levy increase to support initiatives to ensure sustainability and competitiveness.
Government support for the industry can and should be significantly expanded and improved.

* 2. Please score each one of the following statements in terms of how well we are doing as an industry in addressing this challenge.

  Much better than expected Slightly better than Expected As expected Slightly worse than expected Much worse than expected.
The industry research model should ensure a healthy and competitive future for the industry as a whole.
The industry should work both harder and smarter towards transformation in agriculture.
It is only by being responsible and collaborative partners of each other that we will build trust in and of the system.
We need to draw previously excluded farmers into the red meat value chain
Mechanisms to adapt Smallholder livestock production to become part of the industry value chain should be explored continuously.
Industry transformation needs to be accelerated.
There is an incentive for a producer to improve his genetics to produce quality beef.
It should be possible to sell every part of every carcass in the local market at a price that rewards the producer with an acceptable profit margin.
Red meat must move from a commodity product to a quality product.
Export opportunities are not constrained institutionally or by any stakeholder groups.
The carcass grading system should support Trade-marked producers who want exploit export opportunities.
We have a fully integrated real time disease monitoring and management system with public visibility of compliant role-players
A Red meat grading system alongside the existing carcass classification system keeps pace with consumer demand
The industry needs to develop a cost effective, world-class traceability system which facilitates market access and promotes accountability.
A commodity organisation funding model is essential for industry growth
We can become an industry that develops local and international niche markets.
The Carcass Grading system in South Africa should be improved to reward the producer for a differentiated quality carcass.
Producers are willing to contribute financially in support of a strategy that will take the industry forward.
Anxiety about safety, security and business certainty should be significantly reduced through consistent policy deployment.
To move forward the industry should reconcile the diverse interests of its stakeholder groups
Industry and Government has should form effective PPP( public private partnerships) to consistently deliver on vet services country wide
Developing and maintaining an open and healthy relationship with government is an imperative for the industry
The Directorate of Vet services and relevant authorities should perform its full integrative role across the industry.
Animal health, starting with brucellosis, is effectively and widely managed as the biggest threat facing the red meat industry.
Funding should be improved by a levy increase to support initiatives to ensure sustainability and competitiveness.
Government support for the industry can and should be significantly expanded and improved.

* 3. Please indicate your interest(s) in the Red Meat Industry

  My primary interest My secondary interest My tertiaryinterest
Stud breeder
Commercial cattle breeder
Small scale / emergent cattle breeder
Livestock agent / broker
Feedlot
Abattoir
Importer / exporter
Retailer
Meat processor
Hides /skins
Veterinarian / Animal Scientist
Industry
None of the above

* 4. Looking ahead how confident are you about the future for the Red meat Industry in South Africa

0 = I have no confidence at all
i We adjusted the number you entered based on the slider’s scale.

* 5. How strongly do you believe that this Red Meat Industry consultative strategic process should formalised and be continued?

0 = No, I believe it should end here.
i We adjusted the number you entered based on the slider’s scale.

* 6. Your age group

* 7. Your primary business location or place of residence.

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