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Fishing Debate in South Africa
  • Countries

    South Africa

  • Format


  • Produced By

    3rd degree

  • Duration in Minutes

    60 min.

  • Languages English
  • Year


  • Address


  • Video ID


  • Keyword(s)

    Fishworkers struggle,Fishworkers organizations,Fishing communities,Fisheries trade,Fisheries resources,Fisheries management,Fisheries legislation,Exports

  • Description
  • This is a compilation of news stories, uncut visual footage of the fishing community, conferences and interviews with fishermen. A news report deals with abalone poaching, the biggest issue confronting South African fisheries. As abalone licences have gone to large-scale operators, the small-scale subsistence fishers have been branded poachers. The film highlights the challenge of finding a balance between community interest and commercial fishing for the future.
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