Botswana's meat export parastatal, the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC), has been much in the local news. Cattle suppliers have become accustomed to substantial annual producer price increases from this successful national industry, which has expanded increasingly into European markets. But at the end of 1984 it was announced that there would be no bonus paid and no price increase for 1985. This was later changed to a small 5% price increase, following producer pressure.
Search resultsShowing items 1 through 9 of 2.
Library ResourceJanuary, 1985Botswana, Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1985Tanzania, Africa, Southern Africa
Evaluates the productivity of grade Boran cattle maintained by chemoprophylaxis under severe trypanosomiasis risk at Mkwaja ranch, Tanzania; uses data based on more than 20,000 calving records over the 10-year period from 1973 to 1982; discusses environmental influences on performance traits and links between tsetse population dynamics & cattle; includes comparison of Boran genotypes and its effect on pre-weaning growth characters.
Land Library Search
Through our robust search engine, you can search for any item of the over 64,800 highly curated resources in the Land Library.
If you would like to find an overview of what is possible, feel free to peruse the Search Guide.