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by The Water Wheel, WRC in 2015
In the post-1994 era, inland fishery management is largely at the beck and call of biodiversity conservation, and mostly falls under the mandate of provincial environmental management agencies. Since the original legislation has been drawn up, little attention has been given to the social and...
by Steve Connor, The Independent in 2015
The world is entering an era of global food insecurity which is already leading to the “double burden” of both obesity and malnutrition occurring side by side within countries and even within the same families, a leading food expert has warned. It will become increasingly common to see obese...
by Lynley Donnelly, Mail & Guardian in 2015
A report released this week by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) shed light on some of the forces that have contributed to tension in the sector, leading to the farmworkers’ strike in the Western Cape in 2012. The research, which took two years to complete, found that the main pressures...
by Nicole McCain in 2015
As public participation opens on the upcoming fishing rights allocation process, transformation of the industry is taking centre stage. The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries is holding consultation sessions on 10 sector policies, which are set to expire this year, as well as a...
by ELDIS in 2015
Land is hot property, especially in Africa where there has been a rapid growth in land-based investments and a rising concern about land grabs. It is estimated that 70 per cent of the land which has been part of large-scale transnational land deals in recent years have been in Africa, as...

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