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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Draft Shark Biodiversity Plan Open for Public Comment
SOUTH AFRICA - Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has called on the public to comment on the draft Shark Biodiversity Management Plan....
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Woolworths Commits to Sourcing Sustainable Seafood
SOUTH AFRICA - Leading South African retailer, Woolworths, has pledged to source its farmed seafood from sustainable and responsible operations by 2020....
Friday, October 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Sights Set on More Sustainable Future for African Oceans
SOUTH AFRICA – Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing....
Monday, September 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Sustainable South African Hake Fishery Brings Economic and Environmental Benefits
SOUTH AFRICA - Recent independent studies demonstrate the long-lasting benefits that MSC certification of the South African hake fishery is having on the economy...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Government to Develop Inland Fishing to Ensure Food Security
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African government says it will pay special attention to marine conservation and developing inland fishing in the Eastern Cape as one way...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Minister Issues Statement on Abalone Fishing Rights
SOUTH AFRICA - Mr Senzeni Zokwana, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, has been consulted on the expiration of long-term rights in the abalone commercial...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Introductory Course on Aquaponics
SOUTH AFRICA - An introductory course for aquaponics is to be held in Lanseria, Johannesburg, South Africa, on 29 March 2014 at 08:30 am....
Friday, December 06, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa First Fish Stocks for Graaff-Reinet Aquaculture Project
SOUTH AFRICA – The first stocks of catfish have moved from the inhouse hatchery to the newly built commercial scale production unit at the Graaff-Reinet Camdeboo...
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Woolworths' South Africa Commits to MSC Labelled Products
SOUTH AFRICA - Emphasising a passion for sustainability and their drive to help shoppers make more informed seafood choices, Woolworths South Africa has announced...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Small-scale Fishermen a Step Closer to Obtaining Rights
SOUTH AFRICA - The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson made three key announcements at the Post-Cabinet media briefing in...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Progress in Fishing Sector Assessed by Committee
SOUTH AFRICA - The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will continue with a week-long oversight visit to various farming areas in the Free...
Monday, July 22, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Fishing Rights Allocation Process in Full Steam
SOUTH AFRICA - Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has published the 2013 General Policy on the Allocation and...
Monday, July 08, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South African Fisheries Win Major Victory in New York Court
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Tina Joemat Pettersson, has welcomed a New York court decision to pay South...
Friday, May 31, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Government to Keep Fishing Quotas for Youth
SOUTH AFRICA - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries intends to ring fence a certain percentage of fishing quotas for youth-owned companies....
Friday, May 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa SA National Aquaculture Policy Framework Approved
SOUTH AFRICA - The Cabinet has approved the National Aquaculture Policy Framework (NAPF), said acting Cabinet spokesperson Phumla Williams on Thursday....
Friday, April 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Good Management of South African Hake Recognised
SOUTH AFRICA - The latest Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) annual surveillance report for South African trawl caught hake has confirmed that the fishery is well...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Fishing Rights Allocations Process on Track
SOUTH AFRICA - The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry is on track to start the fishing rights allocation process. The consultative process is in full...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Ministers Discuss Rebuilding of Rock Lobster Stock in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - A meeting has been held to discuss issues pertaining to the rebuilding strategy for the west coast rock lobster stock, which is implemented by means...
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Toothfish Protected as Prince Edward Islands Declared a Marine Protected Area
SOUTH AFRICA - The Prince Edward Islands have now been declared a Marine Protected Area (MPA). The new Prince Edward Islands MPA, the first South African offshore...
Friday, April 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Fishing Patrols Could Resume Later this Month
SOUTH AFRICA - Deep-sea fishing patrols by the fisheries branch are expected to resume later this month, following the signing of an agreement with a local shipyard...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Aquaculture Course Author Awarded a DSc in Aquaculture
SOUTH AFRICA - Professor K Rana was recently awarded the highest academic accolade, Doctor of Science (DSc) from University of Stellenbosch, South Africa for his...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme will Encourage Investment, Growth in South Africa
Investment and growth in the aquaculture sector will be stimulated with the launch of the Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme (ADEP).The programme...
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Government Signs Statement of Intent on Cooperation in Fisheries at BRICS Summit
SOUTH AFRICA - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has signed a statement of intent on cooperation with the Russia during the 5th BRICS summit...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Government Supports Small-Scale Fisheries
SOUTH AFRICA - Small-scale fisheries of the West Coast region are poised for economic revitalisation, with the Department of Trade and Industry’s support of more...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Ocean View Community to get Fishing Boats
SOUTH AFRICA - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has handed over fishing boats to the Ocean View community in Cape Town....
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South Africa Promotes Abalone Aquaculture Industry
SOUTH AFRICA - Abalone farming is growing rapidly in the aquaculture sector as stocks are declining in the wild....
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South Africa's Ag Minister to Open Feed Congress
SOUTH AFRICA - The fourth Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC), organised by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF), with technical support by the Food...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South Africa Publishes Aquaculture Environmental Impact Guideline
SOUTH AFRICA - Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has published the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Guideline for Aquaculture in South Africa,...
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Wild Fish Stocks on the Decline
SOUTH AFRICA - South African stocks of wild fish are on the decline, a report by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has shown....
Friday, December 28, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Public Asked to Help Curb Marine Poaching
SOUTH AFRICA - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has urged residents and tourists in coastal areas to help curb the exploitation of the...
 
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