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Marine & inland fisheries management

by Louzel Lombard, Traveller 24 in 2016

The Department of Environmental Affairs has recently announced the proposal to proclaim 22 new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) all along South Africa’s shores, and invited the public to comment on the concept. The aim of the new MPAs is to increase the area of ocean biodiversity that is protected...

by United Nations in 2016

This site depicts the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations in pictorial form with brief information on each clickable graphic. A simple and condensed version of the SDGs.

by Parliamentary Monitoring Group in 2016

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) gave a progress report on the Fishing Rights Allocation Process (FRAP) and on the implementation of the Small-Scale Fisheries Policy. On FRAP 2013, eight sectors were allocated fishing rights. By December 2013, DAFF had received about...

by TMG Digita in 2016

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has published draft notices and regulations in the Government Gazette to declare a network of 22 new proposed Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) as part of the Operation Phakisa Initiative. The new MPAs will secure protection of marine habitats like reefs...

WWF-SA research fellowship
by WWF-SA in 2016

The World Wide Fund for Nature in South Africa’s (WWF-SA) Research Fellowship Programme, consisting of a financial award and research placement, aims to enable the progression of higher education students through post graduate qualifications for the environment. This programme contributes...