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Fishing Rights Allocation Process Extended


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 9 September 2019 The Fishing Rights Allocation Process (FRAP) for twelve commercial fishing sectors has been extended until 31 December 2021. In a statement,…

Post-Settlement Support for Farmers Under the Spotlight


Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 5 September 2019 The portfolio committee on agriculture, land reform and rural development has called for a review of inter-departmental coordination…

Draft Regulations on Coffee and Tea Drawn Up


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 30 August 2019 Draft Regulations relating to Coffee, Chicory and Related Products and Tea and Related Products have been drawn up. The…

Continuation of Statutory Measures for Milk Industry Sought


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 23 August 2019 The Milk Producers’ Organization (MPO) has requested the continuation of statutory measures in the local milk industry. The agriculture,…

NAMC Seeks Comment on Maize and Wheat Application


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 16 August 2019 The National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) has received an application to amend the statutory measure on maize and wheat. The agriculture,…

Applications for Plant Breeders’ Rights Drawn Up


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 8 August 2019 A list of applications for plant breeders’ rights has been drawn up. The agriculture department published the list of rights in…

Karoo Lam/Karoo Lamb To Be Registered – Objections Invited


The Executive Officer of Agricultural Product Standards has invited interested parties to submit any objections on its intention to register Karoo Lam/Karoo Lamb as a South African Geographical Indication in…

Regulations on Dehydrated Vegetables to be Repealed


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 5 July 2019 Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Dehydrated Vegetables intended for sale in South Africa are to…

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…