fishing

 
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...
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,...
Department's fishing scoresheets illegal, says expert
Department's fishing scoresheets illegal, says expert
The scoresheets for fishermen who applied for fishing licences for tuna, squid and line fishing have now been sent out by the department of...
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...
Sustainable fishing will save oceans
Sustainable fishing will save oceans
In the past 50 years, the global annual fish catch has increased fivefold. The search for new fishing areas has taken fleets into deeper waters and...
Revised Act supports small fishers
Revised Act supports small fishers
The sustainability of South Africa’s fishing resources as well as their availability to the broader populace, especially those who have been...
Sea sore
Sea sore
But what harm could it do to mine the sea bed? What sort of scarring would it leave? One of the three main nutrients needed by crops is phosphate,...
Seafood setback
Seafood setback
In 2004, South Africa was the first country in Africa to be awarded Marine Stewardship Council certification for the hake trawl industry.

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