fishing industry

 
Fear not, trout-fanciers: your alien fish are here to stay
Fear not, trout-fanciers: your alien fish are here to stay
Trout are an invasive species. This much is not contested. Originally from Canada and Europe, the rainbow and brown variants were introduced to...
Black farmers to get state funding
Black farmers to get state funding
The Land Bank will get a major cash injection to allow it to increase funding in the form of soft loans to black farmers who have benefited from...
Failed tuna venture debt could sink Mozambique
Failed tuna venture debt could sink Mozambique
The 24 fishing boats rusting in the harbour of Mozambique's capital were meant to be a modern tuna fleet that would rake in hard currency, create...
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...
Are these Kim's ghost ships?
Are these Kim's ghost ships?
The identities of the corpses found aboard a capsized fishing boat off the Japanese coast last month will be forever shrouded in mystery. The remains...
Row over fishing 'quotas for pals'
Row over fishing 'quotas for pals'
Thomas Smit* lives a life often determined by chance. He can control his own actions, but not the variables.
Reel in Botswana's wild west
Reel in Botswana's wild west
In 2010 the Tahal group presented a bold idea to the Botswana ministry of agriculture – that the landlocked semi-desert country develop a fishing...
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...
Fishing for answers at poaching's ground zero
Fishing for answers at poaching's ground zero
A little over a year ago, I drove my scooter into Hangberg in the Western Cape and met a perlemoen poaching kingpin. It was a Wednesday afternoon and...
Subsistence fishers to be grouped into co-operatives
Subsistence fishers to be grouped into co-operatives
Small-scale fishermen are about to be given collective fishing rights after an amendment Bill was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma this...
MK vet cuts fishermen's lifelines
MK vet cuts fishermen's lifelines
The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries faced a mutiny this week after it dramatically reduced the number of traditional line-fishing...

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