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1 Strategic Plan: Marine Living Resources Fund

2 All our natural living marine resources and our marine environment belong to all the people of South Africa. Marine Living Resources Act,

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4 INTRODUCTION Total value of production of SA fisheries industry is R7.5 billion = 0,3% of GDP Commercial fishing sector provides direct employment to ± people Aquaculture provides direct employment opportunities Fisheries experienced considerable decline over last few years 4

5 INTRODUCTION: Challenges Limited Natural Resources Declining and collapsing stocks vs greater demand Access to Markets Global market conditions pose serious challenge Access to Financial Support Lack of funding support and limited funding from development finance institutions 5

6 INTRODUCTION: Challenges (continue) Climate Change Migration of natural resources from original habitat, leading to unemployment, poverty, etc Illegal Fishing Syndicated crime, over-exploitation of high-value species, corruption, poor compliance levels 6

7 INTRODUCTION: Strategic Overview Promote sustainable use of fisheries resources and recovery of depleted stocks through recovery plans and strategies for hake, abalone, WCRL, line-fish by 2018/19 Ecosystem approach for fisheries management - fishery specific research Implement NAPF; broadening scope of aquaculture sector 7

8 INTRODUCTION: Strategic Overview (continue National and International obligations; RFMO, BCC will be implemented Fisheries Implementation Strategy aligned to Outcomes 4, 7 and 10 contribute to job-creation, food security, small-holder development strategy Implement IFSS to coordinate and improve enforcement efforts, reduce illegal fishing 8

9 MEDIUM TERM STRATEGY GOVERNMENT OUTCOMES vs DAFF GOALS Outcomes Strategic goals Programmes 12. An efficient, effective and development oriented public service and an empowered, fair and inclusive citizenship SG1: Effective and efficient strategic leadership, governance and administration 1 4. Decent employment through inclusive economic growth SG2: Enhanced production, employment and economic growth in the sector 2,4, 5 & 6 7. Vibrant, equitable, sustainable rural communities contributing towards food security for all SG3: Enabling environment for food security and sector transformation 3,5,6 10 Protect and enhance our environmental assets and natural resources SG4: Sustainable use of natural resources in the sector 2,5,6 9

10 KEY DELIVERABLES Aquaculture and Economic Development Aquaculture growth and fisheries economic development for sustainable livelihoods Fisheries Research and Development Promotion of sustainable development of the knowledge-based fisheries and aquaculture sectors Marine Resource Management Sustainable utilisation and equitable and orderly access to marine living resources 10

11 KEY DELIVERABLES (continue ) Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Protection and promotion of sustainable use of marine resources Fisheries Operations Support CFO Support services to Fisheries Responsible for financial management of the MLRF 11

12 STRUCTURE Branch: Fisheries Management Service Support and CFO CD: Aquaculture and Economic Development CD: Monitoring, Control and Surveillance CD: Marine Resource Management CD: Fisheries Research and Development D: Aquaculture Technical Services D: Compliance D: Offshore & High Seas FM D: Research Support D: Sustainable Aquaculture Management D: Fisheries Protection Vessels D: Small-scale FM D: Aquaculture Research D: Socio-economic Development D: Monitoring and Surveillance D: Inshore FM D: Ecosystems Research 12

13 EXPENDITURE TRENDS Spending Focus over MTEF Sustainable use of marine living resources and WfFP R203-mil allocated for WfFP = jobs Research to set TAC and TAE in 22 fishing sectors Small-scale Fisheries Policy implementation and FSS MLRF budget reduced bt R45-mil over MTEF 13

14 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLAN AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 2 Strategic Objective 2.1 Advance Agricultural Policy Action Plan through increase production and productivity in prioritised value chains Programme Indicators Number of fish farms supported Aquaculture Bill developed Number of aquaculture research projects conducted Audited/Actual Estimated Medium-term targets 2010/ / / / / / / National Aqua- culture Strategic Frame- work National Aquaculture Strategic Framework Research project on interactions between aquaculture operations and the environment Initial Draft Bill Approved by EXCO 1 (Research on repro- duction and nutrition for aquaculture species) Draft submitted to Parliament 1 (Re- search on genetics for aqua- culture species Bill Approved 1 (Re- search on new candidate species for aqua- culture 14

15 APP s AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 2 Directorate: Aquaculture Technical Services Strategic Goal 2.1: Enhanced production, employment and economic growth in the sector Strategic Objective 2.1 Advance Agricultural Policy Action Plan through increase production and productivity in prioritised value chains Indicator Number of fish farms supported Baseline Annual Target 2014/15 Quarterly Targets Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 23 fish farms 10 fish farms

16 APP s AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 2 (continue ) Directorate: Sustainable Aquaculture Management Strategic Goal 2.1: Enhanced production, employment and economic growth in the sector Strategic Objective 2.1 Advance Agricultural Policy Action Plan through increase production and productivity in prioritised value chains Indicator Baseline Annual Target 2014/15 Quarterly Targets Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 Aquaculture Bill Quarterly Initial Bill Terms of Reference Appointment Internal Approved Draft Developed Approved by Approved of Service Consultation Bill by EXCO EXCO Provider on the Draft Bill 16

17 APP s AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 2 (continue ) Directorate: Aquaculture Research Strategic Goal 2.1: Enhanced production, employment and economic growth in the sector Strategic Objective 2.1 Advance Agricultural Policy Action Plan through increase production and productivity in prioritised value chains Indicator Baseline Annual Target 2014/15 Quarterly Targets Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 Number of - 1 (Research Conditioning of Conditioning Spawning of Growth trials aquaculture on brood stock of brood stock brood stock research projects reproduction conducted and nutrition for aquaculture species) 17

18 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLAN AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 3 Strategic Objective Programme Indicators Audited/Actual Estimated Medium-term targets 2010/ / / / / / / Lead and Small-scale Interim relief Regulations Rights Support coordinate Government food security initiatives fishing policy implemented measure on providing access to marine resources promulgated under MLRA amended to include the allocated to registered Small scale fisheries programmes facilitated to small-scale co-operatives managemen cooperatives t of the small-scale fisheries sector Fishing Rights FRAP 2013 Draft Fishing Approval Implementati Allocation (FRAP) Framework approved and implemented Policies Rights Allocation Frame- work and on on of the Implementati FRAP on on of the Frame- work FRAP Frame- work 18

19 APP s AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 3 Directorate: Small-scale Fisheries Management Strategic Goal 3: Enabling environment for food security and sector transformation Strategic Objective 3.1 Lead and coordinate government food security initiatives Indicator Baseline Annual Target 2014/15 Quarterly Targets Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 Small scale fishing Interim relief Regulations - First Draft of Second Draft Approved policy measures on promulgated Regulations of Regulations Regulations implemented providing under MLRA Gazetted access to amended to marine include the resources management of Small scale Fisheries sector 19

20 APP s AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 3 (continue ) Directorate: Inshore, offshore and High Seas Fisheries Management Strategic Goal 3: Enabling environment for food security and sector transformation Strategic Objective 3.1 Lead and coordinate government food security initiatives Indicator Baseline Annual Target 2014/15 Quarterly Targets Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 Fishing Rights FRAP 2013 Final draft - First draft - Final draft Allocation (FRAP) Policies Fishing Rights Fishing Fishing Rights Framework Allocation Allocation Allocation approved and Framework Framework Framework implemented 20

21 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLAN AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 4 Strategic Objective Programme Indicators Audited/Actual Estimated Medium-term targets 2010/ / / / / / / Ensure the conservation, protection, rehabilitation and recovery of depleted and degraded natural resources Integrated Fisheries Security Strategy (IFSS) implemented Approval and implementation of the IFSS compliance and enforcement measures in the 4 prioritized fisheries sectors: hake, abalone, rock lobster and linefish implemented compliance and enforcement measures in the 4 prioritized fisheries sectors: hake, abalone, rock lobster and linefish implemented compliance and enforcement measures in the 4 prioritized fisheries sectors: hake, abalone, rock lobster and linefish implemented Recovery of prioritised fish stocks Research report to Research report to Research report to 4 sectors identified (Deep indicate fish stock water hake, abalone, west indicate fish stock indicate fish stock coast lobster and linefish levels for the 3 sectors: Deep water hake, abalone, west levels for the 3 sectors: Deep water hake, abalone, west levels for the 3 sectors: Deep water hake, abalone, west coast lobster revise coast lobster revise coast lobster revise compiled compiled compiled Recovery plans Recovery plans for Recovery plans for the 3 sectors: Deep water hake, abalone, west the 3 sectors: Deep water hake, abalone, west for the 3 sectors: Deep water hake, abalone, west coast lobster revise coast lobster implemented and updated coast lobster implemented and updated 21

22 APP s AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 4 Chief Directorate: Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Strategic Goal 4: Sustainable use of natural resources in the sector Strategic Objective 4.1 Ensure the conservation, protection, rehabilitation and recovery of depleted and degraded natural resources Indicator Baseline Annual Target 2014/15 Quarterly Targets Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 Integrated Approval and IFSS Implementa sea, sea, 949 sea, land Fisheries Security implemetation compliance tion plan developed land based land based based Strategy (IFSS) of the IFSS and inspections inspections inspections and implemented enforcement sea, land and and investigations measures in based inspections investigations investigations of right holders in the 4 of right of right of right holders the prioritized holders in the holders in the in the 4 prioritized fisheries 4 prioritized 4 prioritized 4 prioritized fisheries sectors: hake, fisheries conducted fisheries fisheries conducted abalone, rock conducted conducted lobster and linefish implemented 22

23 APP s AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 4 (continue ) Directorate: Research Support Strategic Goal 4: Sustainable use of natural resources in the sector Strategic Objective 4.1 Ensure the conservation, protection, rehabilitation and recovery of depleted and degraded natural resources Indicator Recovery of prioritized fish stocks Baseline 4 sectors identified (Deep water hake, abalone, west coast lobster and linefish Annual Target 2014/15 Research report to indicate fish stock levels compiled Quarterly Targets Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 - Scientific update of resource status and recommendations for the following season s sustainable catch for abalone. Scientific update of resource status and recommendations for the following season s sustainable catch for WCRL Scientific- update of resource status and recommenda- tions for the following season s sustainable catch levels for Deep water hake

24 APP s AGAINST STRATEGIC GOAL 4 (continue ) Directorate: Offshore and High Seas Fisheries Management Strategic Goal 4: Sustainable use of natural resources in the sector Strategic Objective 4.1 Ensure the conservation, protection, rehabilitation and recovery of depleted and degraded natural resources Indicator Baseline Annual Target 2014/15 Quarterly Targets Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 Recovery of 4 sectors Recovery Formulate Formulate prioritised fish identified (Deep plans for the 3 management management stocks water hake, sectors: Deep recommenda- recommenda- abalone, west water hake, tion towards tion towards coast lobster abalone and targets set target set for and linefish west coast for recovery of recovery of Hake lobster west coast stock rock lobster stock Formulate revised permit Formulate conditions revised permit conditions 24

25 SERVICE DELIVERY IMPROVEMENT PLAN: Challenges Processing of permits and licences key service Catch permits, export and import permits, fishing vessel licences Increased volumes before start of particular fishing season Turnaround times determined by quality of application Continuous improvement of services through ICT Regular interaction between line functionaries and Walk-in Customer Service Cetre Decentralisation of services Two pilot stations; PE and Saldanha Bay 25

26 Thank you 26

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