What is it?
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) MIS aggregates and publishes data on current prices, price trends and value chains for various agricultural products.
- Weekly price watch for grains, beef, lamb and pork
- Daily fresh produce market prices in SA cities
- Data on horticulture, livestock, fieldcrops, industrial products
- Provincial data on agriculture infrastructure and role players
Why is it Important?
Agriculture market information is important for existing and emerging farmers who would like to understand demand for their produce or benchmark pricing, and to plan future investments based on long term trends. This data is also critical for government officials planning support and subsidies for the sector.
How can it be accessed and used?
MIS data can be accessed via the home page. Highlights include:
Grading and standards information such as for livestock.
Price trends spreadsheets such as for industrial products.
Provincial data and commentaries on role players and market trends such as for the Western Cape.
Horticulture - Market Prices & Info.: Johannesburg Fresh Produce Market (JOH)
Weekly price watch 30 November 2018
Resource contact name:Directorate: Marketing, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Creation or start date:2018-12-18
Resource contact updated at:2018-12-19
Spatial coverage South Africa http://www.geonames.org/953987/south-africa.html
Where else has the resource been used?
|DAFF encourages use of Marketing Information Systems
|Development of Biomass Energy Technologies and Business Models for Southern Africa