“Please tell us what ‘co-operative’ means to you, DAFF?” Ask the KwaZulu Natal Coastal Links leaders and fishing communities at the KZN Coastal Links Provincial Workshop

“Please tell us what ‘co-operative’ means to you, DAFF?” Ask the KwaZulu Natal Coastal Links leaders and fishing communities at the KZN Coastal Links Provincial Workshop

Coastal Links KZN leaders and fishers are in shock. They have realised that DAFF’s understanding of the words ‘co-operative’, ‘co-management’ and ‘human rights’ is not the same as theirs. Fishing communities in this province have been waiting for the implementation of...

PROTECTING OUR OCEANS FOR FOOD SOVEREIGNTY! Small-scale fishers from Western Cape celebrate World Fisheries Day and their Livelihoods organizing Food and Craft Market in Paternoster

The 10th Anniversary of the Equality Court Order that forced the then Minister of Fisheries, Marthinus Van Schalkwyk to amend the Marine Living Resources Act (MLRA) so that thousands of Small- Scale Fishers (SSF) along the South African coastline could be recognised,...