Close Window


Project No: AP1/3

Title: Establishment of a cashmere industry in the RSA
Project Leader: JA Roux Starting date: 1995
Partners: ECDA,NCDA,Volkswagen Foundation Germany Closing date:
Objectives: To evaluate the cashmere production characteristics of indigenous goats in the RSA
To establish a cashmere producing meat goat flock
To establish a cashmere maketing channel
To promote cashmere production/harvesting among emerging and commercial goat farmers
To improve the cashmere and meat characterisitics of goats of emerging and subsistence farmers
Strategic Objectives Addressed: To enhance the economic performance of the sector
To ensure sustainable narual resourves management and use
To promote and support the participation of black people, women, youth and the disabled in agriculture


Progress reports:





Author Year Title Publication