The SSFP requires a small-scale fishing community to register a community based legal entity. The legal entity that a community will have to register is a co-operative as identified by the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries.
Masifundise recognises the fact that co-operatives might not be a viable option for all communities, yet we also recognise the need for information and knowledge sharing.
In this article, The Hook shares information on how to form a co-operative. Read More: http://www.nda.agric.za/docs/Infopaks/cooperative.pdf
Please note that some of the information in the above is a bit outdated, and has not been updated by the NDA yet.
For instance CIPRO is now known as the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).
For those who make use of technology like emails, you can now scan your documents and email it to: email@example.com.