Eden Social Development Foundation (ESDF)
Eden Social Development Foundation has been addressing malnutrition and protein deficiency since 2009 and has witnessed firsthand the high levels of malnutrition and protein deficiency in many of the impoverished rural communities in Southern Africa, especially amongst children and infants.
Grain SA (GRAIN SA)
GSA is a voluntary association of grain farmers established to represent the interests of its members. GSA is strongly apolitical and issues are dealt with only on merit and sound business principles without any party political consideration. GSA is controlled by farmers for farmers and structured to ensure members' democratic control over their elected office bearers.
Protein Research Foundation (PRF)
The PRF's main objectives are to replace imported protein for animal use with locally produced protein, but also to promote better utilisation of protein. These objectives are promoted through funding research and technology transfers. Research is funded in terms of appropriate related crops, oil seeds and fish meal, as well as, the application and utilisation thereof by the most important fish, animal and poultry species that are specific to the South African market.
SA Cultivar & Technology Agency NPC (SACTA)
SACTA is committed to ensure food security through the development of new genetics and technology for open-pollinated crops.
South African Grain Information Service (SAGIS)
The main goal of SAGIS is the gathering, processing, analysing and timeous distribution of reliable agronomic information to all roleplayers. As time progressed and the needs of the industries changed, SAGIS was approached to also render additional information services to the industries, for example the monitoring of import tariffs, audit certificates for minimum market access and weekly import and export figures for the maize and wheat industries.
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
The Southern African Grain Laboratory is an accredited laboratory, established in 1997 as a reference laboratory on request of the South African Grain Industry. Besides the Crop Quality Division, the SAGL now also boasts a Crop Protection Division (CPD).
SA Peanuts is the largest groundnut processor in South Africa and the market leader in their area. SA Peanuts continues to supply product to the market as of 2007 and has expanded the export market significantly during the last few years.
United Soybean Board (USB)
The soy checkoff's Tech Toolshed, in partnership with five universities, released a new installment of free resources to help farmers incorporate digital and precision agricultural systems into their farm management strategy.
South African Science Councils
Agricultural Research Council (ARC)
The ARC is involved in many diverse activities that all benefit the inhabitants of our country and contribute to their livelihoods in some way or another. In short, the ARC plays an essential role in the production of food, feed, fiber, fruit and flowers. Besides having a direct impact on the sustenance of South Africans, the ARC also makes a major contribution in support of public good.
Agri SA (AGRI SA)
Agri SA, through its affiliated membership, represents a diverse grouping of individual farmers regardless of gender, colour or creed. Agri SA is committed to the development of agriculture in South Africa and is a non-profit organisation that is helping to develop a stable, profitable agricultural environment within this country.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, commonly known as the CSIR, is a world-class African research and development organisation established through an Act of Parliament in 1945. The CSIR undertakes directed, multidisciplinary research and technological innovation that contributes to the improved quality of life of South Africans.
National Chamber of Milling (NCM)
The National Chamber of Milling (NCM) is a non-profit organisation representing the South African wheat and maize milling industry for human consumption. The industry prides itself with a role it plays in the society by ensuring adequate supply of high quality, nutritious and safe basic foodstuff, thereby contributing significantly towards national Food Security imperatives.
South African Chamber of Baking (SACB)
The South African Chamber of Baking promotes the common interests of members carrying on business in the baking industry and provide quality bakery products at affordable prices so as to ensure long term growth and prosperity of the industry and its stakeholders.
Soyfoods Association of North America (SANA)
The Soyfoods Association of North America (SANA) is a trusted advocate in providing information about the health benefits and nutritional advantages of soy consumption. They encourage sustainability, integrity and growth of the soyfoods industry through members, by proactively promoting and upholding the benefits of soy-based foods to consumers, health professionals, researchers, media, government officials, and industry partners.
World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH)
Founded 20 years ago, WISHH is a program of the American Soybean Association and overseen by U.S. soybean farmers that tracks global trends in protein demand in order to become specialists in the markets where they work. Their deep industry knowledge and networks provide a unique perspective when working with local leaders and supply chain partners to help develop market systems while improving food security.