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Marine & inland fisheries management

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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by Mafaniso Hara , Gugu Njokweni , Belemane Semoli in 2016

Aquaculture now contributes 47% of fish available for human consumption – up from 9% in 1980. However, if fish protein is to be affordable and readily available in Africa, urgent innovations are needed to tackle the continent’s fish shortage and aquaculture is underdeveloped in Africa and...

by DAFF in 2016

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (the Department), wishes to inform the public about the status of the fishing rights allocation process (FRAP 2015/16). In terms of the FRAP 2015/2016 process, the Department distributed 16 744 application forms for 10 fishing sectors where...

by Too Big to Ignore in 2016

Monday, May 2nd starting at 5 pm GMT


Ratana Chuenpagdee, Memorial University
Reade Davis, Memorial University
Evelyn Pinkerton, Simon Fraser University

The issues of rights and access in fisheries have recently received a lot of attention in policy,...

by Monique Mortlock in 2016

In this short sound clip, Associate Professor Moenieba Isaacs from the Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies addresses the issue of small-scale fisheries and crime in South Africa's fishing industry.

Isaacs says although small-scale fishermen in South Africa were formally...