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Marine & inland fisheries management

by Moeniba Isaacs in 2015

In 2005, a group of researchers, community-based organizations and lawyers got together with small-scale fishers to launch a class action law suit against the government of South Africa in its allocation system of Individual Transferable Quotas, on the ground that the system was unfair to small-...

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by PLAAS in 2015
Grant objective

The main objective of the proposed research is to “contribute towards undertaking investigations into Informal Fish Trade and Value Chain Analysis in the Southern African Corridor as part of a collaborative effort with other Southern African universities participating in...

by Masifundise in 2015

Fishers and community members from Dwesa-Cwebe on the Transkei coast plan to hold a meeting on 1 October to discuss access to fishing rights. The community of Hobeni have sent a memorandum to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and Department of Environmental Affairs in...

by Masifundise in 2015

Research into the economic value of small-scale fishing in the Kleinmond District has revealed that fishers, particularly those with Interim Relief, generate only a meagre income each month. The aim of the research is to assess the economic value of small-scale fishing in the region. The study...

Annual Report 2014
by Rebecca Pointer in 2015

2014 was a challenging and exciting year. Rapid and unequal social and economic change fostered rising levels of conflict and fragmentation, and created a dizzying array of issues and processes, from the approaching end of the ‘Millenium Development Goal’ era, to increasing political...

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