Small-Scale fishers in KwazuluNatal have said they do not want a service provider for the small-scale fisheries policy that is linked to Ezemvelo Wildlife, after Ezemvelo was removed as the service provider by the parliamentary portfolio committee on Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries last year. Lindani Ngubane, Masifundise Development Trust fieldworker in KZN said that the […]
Illegal catching and selling of cray fish in the quaint village of Paternoster has been on the rise. According to reports hundreds of thousands of crayfish are harvested each year and their tailless bodies dumped at sea. In 2006, the national west coast rock lobster population was estimated at 2.6 percent of its pristine level. […]
COASTAL Links South Africa (CLSA) continues to grow, in both membership and in setting up new branches in most of its provinces, according to Sithembiso Gwaza of Masifundise Development Trust. CLSA are active in all four provinces of South Africa, and within every region of each province. In the Western Cape there are 22 branches […]
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.
Cape Times Article on Small Scale Fishing by CLSA
Son - Article 20 October 2013
Weekend Argus - 09 June 2013
Muslim Views Article - April 2013
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