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Marine & inland fisheries management

by Andrea Teagle, GroundUp & Chronicle in 2016

Kalk Bay had been a diverse fishing community for over a century when apartheid began. Policy protected white, commercial enterprises, and traditional fishermen were excluded from the top tiers of the industry that they had built.

When the ANC government came into power in 1994, one of...

by Masifundise Development Trust in 2016

While the Small-Scale Fisheries policy is being implemented and the commercial fisheries sector awarded rights, it seems what Dawsons, Edwards and Associates had predicted seem not to hold water. With almost all rights of the TFL awarded to the commercial fishery and only 28 rights left for the...

by Malik Ibrahim in 2016

According to a June report published by the Overseas Development Institute, stamping out unsustainable fishing in West Africa could create 300,000 jobs and bring in $3.3 billion in additional revenue. The biggest culprit is the so-called illegal, underreported or unregulated (IUU) fishing, which...

by FAO in 2016

Small, fast-growing wild fish could be crucial allies in the race to end hunger in some of the world's most chronically poor and underfed regions, according to a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The FAO report Fisheries in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan...

by FAO in 2016

A groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal fishing went into effect on 5 June 2016 and is now legally binding for the 29 countries and a regional organization that have adhered to it....

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