Feasability of a fresh meat producing compartment

Start Date 
16/09/2016
End Date 
31/03/2017

Feasability of a fresh meat producing compartment

The key output of this PPG will be a feasibility study. This study will evaluate the feasibility and expected economic viability (costs and expected benefits) of creating a fresh meat producing scheme in an FMD area where cattle are protected from infection by regular routine vaccination. It will also consider options to mainstream smallholder farmers in these areas into the beef value chain so that they can benefit from market access, which is expected to increase incomes and reduce poverty. The study will analyse and quantify the potential magnitude of the economic benefits associated with a fresh meat producing scheme in an FMD vaccination area. It will help to inform and identify areas for possible future investment to support the development of such a scheme in Zimbabwe.

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Reference Number 
STDF/PPG/550
Status 
Completed
Project Value (US$) 
45,000
STDF Contribution (US$)  
45,000
Beneficiaries 
Zimbabwe
Implementing Entities 
Royal Veterinary College, UK