15 August 2022 - Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister, Ms Barbara Creecy, is to appoint a ministerial task team to identify voluntary exit options and pathways for lion breeders from the captive lion industry. The appointment of this advisory panel in terms of section 3a of NEMA, follows a high level panel which made recommendations to the minister on matters relating to the management, breeding, hunting, trade and handling of elephant, lion, leopard and rhinoceros.  


15 August 2022 -  The Deputy Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Makhotso Sotyu, will host a District Development Model stakeholder engagement session for the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality on Tuesday, 16 August 2022, in Schweizer-Reneke, North West. Deputy Minister Sotyu will use the stakeholder engagement platform to give feedback on the...


07 August 2022 - The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy will participate in the annual International Mandela Day activities on Monday, 08 August 202 in Kleinmond, Western Cape. The activities will include a clean-up and tree planting. In line with key focus areas for global partnerships on areas of education...


04 August 2022 - On Thursday, 4 August 2022, the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment Ms Barbara Creecy, joined by board members of South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and management visited the National Zoological Gardens (NZG) of South Africa to review the facility’s contribution to biodiversity, research, scientific services, animal welfare, conservation, tourism, and public awareness.


04 Auust 2022 - The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy will assess the scientific services of the National Zoological Garden of South Africa in Pretoria, Today, 4 August 2022. During her visit, the Minister accompanied by the chairperson and the board members of South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), and management aims to assess the facility’s contribution to biodiversity