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05 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome Detected in Wild Smallmouth Bass
SOUTH AFRICA - An outbreak of epizootic ulcerative syndrome has been detected in wild smallmouth bass in South Africa....
07 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South Africa Issues Plan to Protect Clanwilliam Sandfish
SOUTH AFRICA - Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has published the Biodiversity Management Plan for the Clanwilliam sandfish (Labeo Seeberi)....
12 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Feeding Fish Sustainably with Flies
SOUTH AFRICA - With the world’s population ever on the increase, the demand placed on food sources, particularly protein, is already at record levels. Meat such...
24 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Woolworths South Africa Launches First Private Label ASC Certified Fish
SOUTH AFRICA - Leading South African retailer, Woolworths, has achieved a significant milestone with the launch of its new range of ASC certified responsibly farmed...
20 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South African Minister to Launch New Fisheries App
SOUTH AFRICA - The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Mr Senzeni Zokwana, is to engage the local fishing industry on existing opportunities to fight poverty...
14 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South Africa Holds Symposium to Tackle Fishing Crimes
SOUTH AFRICA - Stakeholders from law enforcement agencies, humanitarian organisations and government fisheries departments from 32 countries have convened in Cape...
07 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Plans Halted for Port Elizabeth Fish Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - Plans for a fish farm in Port Elizabeth have been halted following strong opposition from a variety of sectors....
03 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Fishery Closure Supported Robben Island Penguin Recovery
SOUTH AFRICA - Survival of endangered African penguin chicks increased by 18 per cent following a trial three-year fishery closure around Robben Island in South...
16 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South African Abalone by Abagold now Friend of the Sea Certified
SOUTH AFRICA - South African abalone producer Abagold has become the first abalone company in the world to be awarded the independently-verified Friend of the Sea...
05 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South Africa Hake Celebrates Third Successful Certification
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa’s hake trawl fishery is celebrating 11 years of MSC certification, following the announcement of a third successful assessment....
16 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Government Corruption Contributing to Overfishing
SOUTH AFRICA - Bribery among government officials who inspect fishing along the coast of South Africa is contributing to overfishing, according to a new study....
12 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome Outbreak Confirmed on Catfish Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - An outbreak of epizootic ulcerative syndrome has been reported in Madibeng, North West Province of South Africa....
23 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa South Africa West Coast Now Red Tide Free
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa's West Coast is now free of red tide, said the Department of Environmental affairs....
04 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Harmful Algal Bloom Warning on West Coast
SOUTH AFRICA - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) is currently monitoring an algal bloom detected on the West Coast and has dispatched...
15 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Improving Aquatic Biosecurity Governance in Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - An aquatic biosecurity governance workshop bringing together more than 120 participants from Africa was held in Durban, South Africa between 5 and...
26 November 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....
28 October 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....
17 October 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....
08 September 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...
12 August 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...
08 August 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...
26 March 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....
06 December 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...
22 August 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...
20 August 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...
31 July 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...
22 July 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...
08 July 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...
31 May 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....
17 May 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....
 
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