Programmes

Masifundise facilitates the formation and growth of mass based
community organisations in poor coastal areas. 

Publications

Masifundise develops discussion papers that speak in the voice of traditional small-scale
fisher fishers and critically analyses some of the important concepts and definitions
related to fishery policy and management. 

Our Vision

We have a vision of empowered SSF communities with the ability to build
and strengthen their food sovereignty within a more just and democratic
socio-economic and political environment.

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Masifundise office closure and holiday wishes

Dear communities and partners, As the year comes to an end for holidays and festivities, we want to thank the small-scale fishing communities who have remained committed to fighting for their human rights and have made great strides to amplify their voices this year....

Internship Opportunity: Finance Intern

Masifundise is a civil society organisation with a long track record in the small-scale fishing sector. Its aim is to promote and advance Food Sovereignty in small-scale fishing communities in South Africa, and globally. It aims to do this by empowering fishers and...

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Coastal Links commits to fighting gender struggles

On 1 November Masifundise hosted a Women’s Assembly at our National Strategic Forum. This assembly was intended to give women a platform to discuss the challenges of women participating in small-scale fishing and broader social issues facing fishing communities. Women...

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