Media Release: Coastal Links calls for immediate corrective action on lobster allocation in Arniston and Struisbaai
This Document contains the draft text of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication. It has been developed as a complement to the 1995 FAO Code for responsible fishing Download Click here for the Code of Conduct: http://www.fao.org/docrep/005/v9878e/v9878e00.htm
Masifundise Weekly Information Update February 12, 2014 Welcome to the Masifundise Development Trust Weekly Update of the year. This information sheet is published every Wednesday and distributed via our database, our website and social media. It provides information on the work of Masifundise and Coastal Links South Africa. Rock Lobster permit dispute in Arniston and […]
Wednesday, 5 February 2014 This information sheet is published every Wednesday and distributed via our database, our website and social media. It provides information on the work of Masifundise Development Trust (MDT) and Coastal Links South Africa (CLSA). International Guidelines on Small-Scale Fisheries On February 1, 2014, The Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) started their 2nd round of technical […]
February 4, 2014 An exemption that allows subsistence fishers in Kwazulu Natal and the Eastern Cape to sell their catch will substantially alleviate their plight. Currently the fishers receive permits that prevent them from selling their catch and generating some income. Coastal Links South Africa, representing more than 4 000 small-scale fishers from around the country, […]
On the 1st February 2014 The Food & Agricultural Organisation started their 2nd round of technical discussion to finalise the International Guidelines on Small-scale Fisheries. These guidelines will provide critical approaches for how governments should approach the management of the small-scale fishery together with small-scale fishing communities. This document provides an update on the first […]
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 Welcome to the Masifundise Development Trust Weekly Information Update. This information sheet is published every Wednesday and distributed via our database, our website and social media. It provides information on the work of Masifundise and Coastal Links South Africa. Re Incorporating Small-Scale Fishers Masifundise Director Naseegh Jaffer attended a meeting of Reincorp Fish […]
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 Happy New Year and welcome to our first Weekly Update of the year. This information sheet is published every Wednesday and distributed via our database, our website and social media. It provides information on the work of Masifundise Development Trust (MDT) and Coastal Links South Africa (CLSA). First CLSA NEC Meeting in […]
15 January 2014 The article by Shaheen Moolla in Monday’s(14 January 2014) Cape Argus, refers. While Moolla, a former senior official of the Department of Fisheries, may have an axe to grind with his former employers, this does not give him the licence to peddle information that is either out of context or inaccurate. […]
By Christian Adams The National Executive Committee of Coastal Links South Africa, representing over 4 000 small-scale fishers along the country’s coast line, met last week in Langebaan to consider key issues affecting the sector. They reflected on the developments around the commercial line fish permit allocations, which have been widely covered by the media. While […]
La prochaine Conférence des Ministres Africains des Pêcheries et de l’Aquaculture (CAMFA) aura lieu à Durban en Afrique du Sud, du 24 au 27 mars. Il est temps de se pencher sur cet évènement et d’en faire part à nos gouvernements respectifs. Il est aussi l’heure de réfléchir à l’approche du Nouveau Partenariat pour le […]
Masifundise is building an extensive communication platform that includes, print, electronic and social media. With every issue concerning and affecting small scale fisher's, Masifundise endeavours to be heard.
By having regular articles in the press- we aim to bring information and awareness not only to small scale fishers but to the public at large.
These are our articles published in different print media.
Son - Article 20 October 2013
Weekend Argus - 09 June 2013
Muslim Views Article - April 2013
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