“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...

EASTERN CAPE FISHERS WANT ANSWERS! Small-scale fishers in the Eastern Cape voice their concerns about the future of ocean economy in South Africa on World Fisheries Day

Coastal Links Eastern Cape small-scale fishers and their community members used World Fishers Day to highlight their plight in the province and voice their concerns over the extractive emphasis in Operation Phakisa, which is squeezing them further and further out of...