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Draft Climate Smart Agriculture Strategic Framework

3 August 2018

On 3 August 2018, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries published the Draft Climate Smart Agriculture Strategic Framework for comment. The Draft Framework is a broad strategic guideline outlining the climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies of the agriculture sector as well as aquaculture, forestry and fisheries.

Comments on the Drat Framework must be submitted to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries within 60 days of the publication of the notice.

Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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In addition, there are a number of national and provincial hotlines that may be useful.

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