In the six years since the South African government launched “Operation Phakisa” to accelerate development of the ocean-based economy, fishing yields have increased fivefold.
The ocean is SA’s next economic frontier offering previously untapped opportunities for development and employment,
writes Duma Gqubule.
Viking Fishing is one of the most diverse and dynamic fishing companies in South Africa. Nick Cowen speaks to them about the way they fish for the future.
Residents of Hangberg have been protesting over proposed fishing restrictions, but is there more to the tensions than the number of lobsters a fisherman can catch? Brendyn Lotz investigates.