A Hypothesis: Subsistence Fishers turn Commercial Fishers an automatic transition? This article is an abstract from a study by: B. M. Clark , M. Hauck , J. M. Harris , K. Salo & E. Russell (2002) Identification of subsistence fishers, fishing areas, resource use and activities along the South African coast, South African Journal of […]
Small-scale fishers are uncertain about the implementation of the small-scale fisheries SSF) policy, that many have gone so far as to apply for long term commercial fishing rights in the long-line and net-fishing sectors. Wilbur Cloete from Olifantsdrift in Ebenhaeser on the north West Coast is one such fisher who applied for long term net-fishing […]
Colchester, a fishing community on the banks of the Sundays River Lying on the banks of the Sundays River, just 20 minutes’ drive from the coast of Port Elizabeth, lies Colchester in a part of the country that remains largely unspoilt, surrounded by sand dunes that date back about 100 000 years. According to SA […]
Clarence Oliphant, one of the Vanderkloof Dam fishers from Keurtjieskloof, delivered a powerful speech to the Advisory Group meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2016. In it he pleads for those sitting in the meeting, and especially the representatives from the South African Consolidated Recreational Angling Association (SACRAA) and the South African Sport Anglers and Casting […]
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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