FISHERS URGED TO PARTICIPATE IN SMALL-SCALE FISHING IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

The South African Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, is meeting with fishers and other interested parties in Hermanus today, to encourage them to participate in all processes related to the implementation of the Small-scale Fisheries Policy.

The Minister will also address fishers from Gansbaai at a separate meeting.

 

Public consultations on the Regulations Relating to Small-scale Fisheries will take place during the week of 16 – 19 March 2015 and those living in fishing communities are encouraged to register their expression of interest to have their town or area declared as a small-scale fishing communities.