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SMMEs call for viability as FRAP 2021 looms
SMMEs call for viability as FRAP 2021 loomsArticle

When it comes to the SMMEs in the fishing industry, the barrier to entry remains high...

4 May 2021

African Pioneer Marine acquires canned pilchards brand Glenryck
African Pioneer Marine acquires canned pilchards brand GlenryckArticle

The Glenryck brand joins the 100% black-owned Pioneer Fishing, under the umbrella of African Pioneer Marine...

18 Sep 2020

Business called to lead transformation in fishing industry
Business called to lead transformation in fishing industryArticle

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Senzeni Zokwana, has urged all players in the fishing industry to come to the party to ensure that the sector's transformation agenda is realised during the 2020 Fishing Rights Allocation Process...

25 Apr 2019

Cuts on rock lobster fishing in line with court judgment
Cuts on rock lobster fishing in line with court judgmentArticle

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) Minister Senzeni Zokwana says he is aware of the challenges that the current determined Total Allowable Catch and Effort (TAC/E) cuts will have on the industry, specifically the fishing communities...

20 Nov 2018

The fish to land may be I&J
The fish to land may be I&JArticle

Consumer brands conglomerate AVI, which owns best-selling household brands such as Five Roses tea and Bakers biscuits, appears to be weighing offers for its I&J fishing business...

Marc Hasenfuss 30 Oct 2017

AVI weighs up I&J's future
AVI weighs up I&J's futureArticle

Consumer brands conglomerate AVI, which owns household names such as Five Roses, Willards and Bakers, is weighing up options for its fishing business, I&J...

Marc Hasenfuss 12 Sep 2017

Minister disturbed by fishing interdict
Minister disturbed by fishing interdictArticle

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana says he is perturbed by the apparent unlawfulness of a court interdict granted in respect of Fishing Rights Allocation Process (FRAP)...

9 Jan 2017

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Small-scale fishers called to register ahead of deadlineArticle

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has called on members of coastal fishing communities to submit their expression of interest...

29 Mar 2016

Trevor Rickard via
Fishing quota slammed as 'mackerel for mates'Article

An obscure businessman has landed an "experimental" quota worth about R100-million to catch 8,000 tons of horse mackerel for the rural poor...

Bobby Jordan 1 Feb 2016

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Fishing rights allocation process extendedArticle

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has extended the fishing rights allocation process 2015/16 until the end of February...

23 Dec 2015

Wisdom needed in fishing rights allocation
Wisdom needed in fishing rights allocationArticle

Balancing different types of fishing situations to grant rights fairly requires "the wisdom of Solomon", a participant at a public consultative meeting...

Jenna Etheridge 9 Jul 2015

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries gives update on fishing rights allocation process 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries gives update on fishing rights allocation process 2015/16Article

The Honourable minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana, exempted, in terms of section 81 of the Marine Living Resources Act, all right holders whose rights expired...

12 Jun 2015

Bill to grant small-scale fishing rightsArticle

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has described as "historic" a new amendment Bill which will give small-scale fishers collective fishing rights for the first time, helping to root out poverty and poaching in South Africa's 150 fishing communities.

7 Oct 2013

Fishing Rights Allocation Process in full steamArticle

Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries recently published the 2013 General Policy on the Allocation and Management of Fishing Rights and the 2013 Fishery Specific Policies for Demersal Shark, Hake Handline, Kwazulu-Natal Prawn Trawl, Oyster, Squid, Traditional Linefish, Tuna Pole-Line and White Mussel for general information.

23 Jul 2013

Fishing rights allocations process on track
Fishing rights allocations process on trackArticle

PRETORIA: The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry is on track to start the fishing rights allocation process.

18 Apr 2013

Minister must urgently address fishing licence issue
Minister must urgently address fishing licence issueArticle

In a statement on Allafrica.com, DA deputy spokesperson on agriculture, forestry and fisheries Deetlefs du Toit says that minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, must urgently appear before Parliament to account for the fact that her department "has made no apparent attempt to commence with the process of renewing fishing licences, despite [the fact that] the renewal date for fishing quota allocations [is] less than a year away."

17 Jan 2012

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