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Marine & inland fisheries management

by Masifundise in 2016

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), will be conducting roadshows throughout the country to communicate with the small scale fishers. This is according to Jeffrey Kleinsmith, chief executive officer (CEO) of Sakaza Communications, the service provider who will be...

by Anna Schuhbauer, U. Rashid Sumaila in 2016

Globally, over 90% of all fishing vessels and about 22 million fishers are considered small-scale. Despite their high numbers, small-scale fisheries are often understudied. They are usually economically and politically marginalized, and therefore vulnerable to large-scale threats (e.g.,...

by PMG in 2016

The Department of Public Works together with its Property Management Trading Entity (PMTE) briefed the Committee on the Oceans Economy programme and the Green Building framework. In 2010, the ocean contributed approximately R54 billion to South Africa’s GDP and accounted for approximately 316...

by PMG in 2016

1 million hectares of land is lying idle in the rural communal areas. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) made this revelation when it was briefing the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on its Second Quarter Performance and Expenditure Report....

by UNODC in 2016

Plaas researcher in fisheries, Prof Moenieba Isaacs, attended a meeting in Vienna to address fisheries crime through the criminal justice system, extending beyond the traditional realm of fisheries control and compliance. The event was convened by UNODC, together with WWF, and the Expert Group...

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