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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Events

‘Who stole our oceans’?

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) approved three generation licences for floating powership provider Karpowership SA despite the ongoing legal battle and environmental concerns around the deal. Various environmental organisations around South...

Court bid to force government to provide water to Centane

Masifundise and the Eastern Cape branch of Coastal Links have filed an urgent application to the Mthatha High Court in a desperate effort to get the government to supply the rural community of Centane with basic water services. Centane has been without a consistent...

Advisory Forum to give input on Amathole MPA

On 10 June 2021 Masifundise, small-scale fishers from Hamburg as well as other interested and affected parties attended a stakeholder engagement hosted by the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA). This engagement was a result of small-scale fishers from...

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‘Who stole our oceans’?

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) approved three generation licences for floating powership provider Karpowership SA despite the ongoing legal battle and environmental concerns around the deal. Various environmental organisations around South...

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Court bid to force government to provide water to Centane

Masifundise and the Eastern Cape branch of Coastal Links have filed an urgent application to the Mthatha High Court in a desperate effort to get the government to supply the rural community of Centane with basic water services. Centane has been without a consistent...

read more