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Exploratory Fishing for Octopus Under the Spotlight

Exploratory Fishing for Octopus Under the Spotlight


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 2 July 2019 Exploratory fishing for octopus in Saldanha, False Bay and Mossel Bay will continue until 2021. The environment, forestry and fisheries department…

Fishing Rights Allocation Process Under the Spotlight


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesThe agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister, Senzeni Zokwana, is still re-considering the appeals received from Category B and Category C Appellants in the Hake Inshore…

2018/19 West Coast Rock Lobster TAC Announced


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesThe 2018/19 West Coast Rock Lobster (WCRL) Total Allowable Catch (TAC) and Recreational Fishing Season has been announced.In a statement, the agriculture, forestry and fisheries…

Protocol on Wine Labelling Signed


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesThe agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister, Senzeni Zokwana, has signed the Protocol to the 2007 World Wine Trade Group Agreement on Wine Labelling in Washington,…

Draft Animal Welfare Bill Under Construction


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesA new Animal Welfare Act is under construction.The agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister, Senzeni Zokwana, revealed this in a written reply.The Inkatha Freedom Party's Narend…

Advisory Forum for Marine Living Resources Set Up


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesThe agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister, Senzeni Zokwana, has set up a Consultative Advisory Forum for Marine Living Resources.An invitation for nominations for members was…

DAFF Shines Spotlight on Producer Development Support


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesA Draft National Policy on Comprehensive Producer Development Support has been drawn up.The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department published the proposed policy in Government Gazette…

Appeals Advisory Team on Rock Lobster Set Up


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesAn Appeals Advisory Team on the Fisheries Rights Allocation Process (FRAP2015/16) for West Coast Rock Lobster has been appointed.The agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister, Senzeni…

Guideline Price for Soybeans Set Down


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesA new guideline price for soybeans in terms of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act has been determined.The new guideline price was published, along with…