Research projects

Research projects funded by RMRDT and RMRD SA

124 PROJECTS have been financed by RMRD SA and RMRDT combined

  • Informal red meat markets
  • Investigate the lower, medium and higher income South African consumer’s perception towards beef & sheep meat
  • Beef offal
  • Sustainability


  • SA Livestock sector is unique in the sense that it is divided
  • 60% commercial : 40% emerging market
  • Benefit of research is apportioned accordingly
  • Portion of funds are specifically dedicated to the emerging sector

Projects funded

To obtain a complete clickable list of all Research projects which were co-sponsored between the RMRDT and RMRD SA visit Project list on the website...

To go to a searchable database with all projects of the last few years with their Executive Summaries and Popular Articles visit Project Database…

Projects completed from 2010 to May 2020 – download the PDF

Genotype imputation to improve for genomic selectionProf M Makgahlele
STEC from feedlot to abattoir Prof P Thompson
Exploring the financial implications of creating endemic stability as a control strategy against Redwater diseaseMr WFI Edwardes
Projects completed in 2020
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