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Crayfish quota increased after protests by fishers

The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has given in to the demands of small fishers and increased the crayfish quota for the 2021-22 season. But for the next two years, the quota will be cut again. Fishers from as far as Port Nolloth protested in front of Parliament in October after the department…

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Food parcels to be distributed to small-scale and interim relief fishers in all provinces

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries in partnership with FishSA, and major fishing corporations and the SA Fishing Development Fund are distributing over 10 000 food parcels to distressed small-scale and interim relief fishers across the country. To date 1 500 parcels have been distributed to assist fishers in the Overberg Region, and Southern…

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