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2020 Fishing Rights Allocation Process Launched


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 26 April 2019 The agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister, Senzeni Zokwana, has called on fishing companies to not only embrace transformation in the fishing…

DAFF Establishes Statutory Measures for Pome and Stone Fruit


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 23 April 2019 The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department has established statutory measures for the registration of certain persons and records and returns for…

Total Allowable Catch for Abalone Adjusted


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 8 April 2019 The Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for Abalone of 50.5 tons for the 2018/19 fishing season has been set aside. In a…

President Ramaphosa Assents to Two Plant Acts


The Presidency 2 April 2019 President Ramaphosa has assented to two key acts on plants. The Plant Improvement Act and the Plant Breeders’ Rights Act both come into effect on…

Small-Scale Fisheries Sector Launched in KZN


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 26 March 2019 Co-operative certificates have been handed over to the first 29 registered small-scale fishing co-operatives in KwaZulu-Natal to be allocated 15 year…

Food and Nutrition Security Plan 2018-2023 Under Construction


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 18 March 2019 A National Food and Nutrition Security Plan 2018-2023 is being finalized. The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department revealed this during a…

Feeds and Pet Foods


Draft bill full text Published in GG 42230 of 15 February 2019 Year of publication 2019 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 42230 of 15 February 2019  (as…

National Forests Amendment 2016


Draft bill full text Published in GG 36485 of 31 May 2013 Published in GG 38533 of 13 March 2015 Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published…

NCOP Calls for Comment on National Forests Bill


Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources The select committee on land and mineral resources has called for comment on the National Forests Amendment Bill.The bill was passed by the…