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Industry Trusts

Maize Trust

Maize Trust

The Maize Trust provides funding for the benefit of the maize industry in the Republic of South Africa and more specifically to financially support market- and production-related scientific and/or technical research in respect of maize and market access in respect of South African maize.

Oil & Protein Seed Development Trust (OPDT)

Oil & Protein Seed Development Trust (OPDT)

The main objectives of the Oil & Protein Seed Development Trust (OPDT) are the promotion and development of the Oil Seeds Industry in South Africa.

Protein Research Foundation (PRF)

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 utilization 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 utilization thereof by the most important fish, animal and poultry species that are specific to the South African market.

Sorghum Trust

Sorghum Trust

The main objective of the Sorghum Trust is to maximise the income of the Trust and to provide funding for the benefit of the Sorghum Industry - in particular for sorghum research & development projects and the maintenance of information required by the Sorghum Industry.

Winter Cereal Trust

Winter Cereal Trust

The Winter Cereal Trust provides market information, laboratory services and financial support to research projects. Winter cereal is defined as wheat, barley, oats, rye, durum wheat and triticale.