SA Agricultural Business Innovation Survey, 2019-2021

South Africa’s second Agricultural Business Innovation Survey, covering the period 2019–2021, will examine the innovation activities in approximately 1 700 agricultural firms – from small to very large, and across a range of agricultural sub-sectors.

The South African Agricultural Business Innovation Survey, 2019 – 2021, is performed by a team of specialist researchers and managers based in the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators at the Human Sciences Research Council.

Learn more

19 August 2022 Media Release | South African agribusiness innovation survey kicks off (external link)

Questionnaire EN | AFR

Frequently Asked Questions EN | AFR

Brochure EN | AFR

Previous survey report

The first South African Agricultural Business Innovation Survey covered the three-year reference period 2016 until 2018. The report was publicly released in 2021.

Contact the team

Supported by dedicated research assistants, the survey team are committed to making sure each respondent’s experience of completing the survey is smooth and efficient. Whether it’s a phone call, email or tweet, we want to hear from you – and we’ll do our best to attend to your question or comment as soon as we can.

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