Home  »  DEFF Sets Up Fund on Youth Projects

Environmental Affairs and Water

DEFF Sets Up Fund on Youth Projects


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries In response to the call for more support for young innovators and entrepreneurs, the environment, forestry and fisheries department has set aside R1 million…

COVID-19 Interventions in Water Sector Outlined


Department of Water and Sanitation The water and sanitation department plans to review the Standards for Basic Water Supply and adopt an interim rudimentary standard to speed up addressing the…

DEFF Updates on COVID-19 Measures


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries The environment, forestry and fisheries department has outlined provisions that allow commercial and small-scale/interim relief fishers in the Northern and Western Cape to take…

DEFF Puts Permit Applications for New Fisheries on Ice


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries No new permit applications for new fisheries (experimental and exploratory) will be accepted until further notice. The environment, forestry and fisheries department confirmed this…

Information On Elephant, Lion, Leopard And Rhino Wanted


The Department of  Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has requested the public to submit written submissions, scientific information, socio-economic information or any other relevant information on matters related to the management…

Climate Change


Draft bill full text Published in GG 41689 of 8 June 2018 Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 41689 of 8 June 2018

Draft Climate Change Bill on Track


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries The environment, forestry and fisheries department is currently finalising the Draft Climate Change Bill. The environment, forestry and fisheries minister, Barbara Creecy, confirmed this…

Comment Period for Protocols on Environmental Impacts Extended


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries The deadline to comment on protocols for the assessment and report requirements of environmental impacts for environmental themes for activities requiring environmental authorization has…

DEFF Shines Light on Climate Change


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries The environment, forestry and fisheries department will not shrink from its responsibility to undertake actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The environment,…

Plastics Master Plan in the Pipeline


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 31 January 2020 A Plastics Master Plan is under development. The environment, forestry and fisheries department announced this at the launch of the South…