Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

 
Land value calculation is flawed
Land value calculation is flawed
South Africa’s valuer general, an office created under the Property Valuation Act, will receive public comments until June 21 about its proposed...
New app for small-scale fishing industry
New app for small-scale fishing industry
A free app – co-developed by academics, government, civil society and fishing communities – will be the lynchpin in the government’s efforts...
Fishing-rights stink clings to top official Stevens
Fishing-rights stink clings to top official Stevens
The net may be closing on Desmond Stevens, the senior fisheries official who headed the disastrous fishing rights allocation process in 2013...
Fishing-rights stink clings to top official Stevens
Fishing-rights stink clings to top official Stevens
The net may be closing on Desmond Stevens, the senior fisheries official who headed the disastrous fishing rights allocation process in 2013...
Ocean View fishers drowned out by policy
Ocean View fishers drowned out by policy
Part I of a two-monthGroundUp investigation into the plight of fishers in Ocean View on the Cape Peninsula, who say government’s management of...
Fisheries dept announces plans to suspend 'scapegoat' director
Fisheries dept announces plans to suspend 'scapegoat' director
The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries issued notice of its intention to suspend its director of stakeholder engagement Desmond...
Joemat-Pettersson and fisheries group agree to court order
Joemat-Pettersson and fisheries group agree to court order
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Tina Joemat-Pettersson has agreed to a binding court order with the South African Commercial...
Controversial fishing rights process leaves many stranded
Controversial fishing rights process leaves many stranded
Traditional line fisherman Victor Rudolph waited anxiously outside the church hall in the seaside village of Kalk Bay in Cape Town as Agriculture,...
Lift of SA's meat export ban in sight
Lift of SA's meat export ban in sight
South Africa has met international conditions to recover its foot-and-mouth disease-free status, paving the way for meat export bans to be lifted,...
Acting fisheries DDG in hot water over Facebook comment
Acting fisheries DDG in hot water over Facebook comment
The acting director deputy director general of fisheries, Desmond Stevens, has spoken out about his frustrations at being accused of racism after...
Joemat-Pettersson is innocent, says fisheries department
Joemat-Pettersson is innocent, says fisheries department
There are no concrete grounds for President Jacob Zuma to take disciplinary measures against Fisheries Minister...
Fisheries department grants line fishers interim relief
Fisheries department grants line fishers interim relief
Fishermen who were refused line fishing rights can apply for exemptions pending the outcome of an appeals process, the fisheries department...

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