Who we are
The Responsible Fisheries Alliance is a non-profit body made up of like-minded organisations working together to ensure that healthy marine ecosystems underpin a robust seafood industry in southern Africa. This group of like-minded organisations continues to share and contribute resources and time towards the sharing of information, expertise and competencies to positively effect responsible fishing while influencing policy and fishery governance.
Tackling environmental concerns requires change at every level and creative ideas can help bring about behavioural change. This was the stance taken by the Responsible Fisheries Alliance (RFA) when formalising a partnership with Strika Entertainment aimed at creating awareness about environmental changes. Posters were designed to reiterate key marine conservation messages discussed at the...Read More
To date, more than 650 sea-going and prospective sea-going personnel have been trained through the Responsible Fisheries Alliance (RFA) training programme since its inception in 2010. The Responsible Fisheries Training Programme has been hailed as an example of how industry can work together to promote and ensure the implementation of responsible fishing practices. It has also contributed to the...Read More
A series of new projects has been adopted by the Responsible Fisheries Alliance (RFA) in an effort to support its goal of implementing an Ecosystems Approach to Fisheries (EAF) management. The new range of projects, which are aligned with the RFA’s core objectives, also allows for the Alliance to increase its current scope of work. Of the number of proposals received, two key projects have been...Read More