Virtual public consultation on Draft Game Meat Strategy to be hosted from 3 to 12 August 2022

29 July 2022

 

A series of virtual public consultations on the draft Game Meat Strategy for South Africa will be hosted by the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment between 3 and 12 August 2022.

The public consultations follow the call for public comment by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy on 18 July 2022.

South Africa, renowned internationally for its abundant wildlife provides market opportunities that could derive from the harvesting of game meat and related value-added products.

The strategy and implementation plan are aimed at creating a formalised, thriving and transformed game meat industry in South Africa that contributes to food security and sustainable socio-economic growth. The aim is to attract investment in the game meat sector and to open local, regional and international market opportunities. This requires transformation of the industry to ensure future growth in this sector.

Description

Draft game meat strategy for South Africa presentation [PDF - 22.24 mb]

Template for providing written comments [PDF - 105 kb] 

Socio-Economic Impact Assessment System (SEIAS) : Draft Game Meat Strategy for South Africa
[PDF - 525.15 mb]

 

Stakeholder grouping Venue, Date and Time

National Departments, their respective Entities, CONTRALESSA and National House of Traditional Leaders

Virtual Session
Date:
 03 August 2022
Time:  14.00 – 17.00

Biodiversity and Conservation Grouping, organisations/NGOs/individuals

Virtual Session  (Click to join meeting)
Date:
 04 August 2022
Time:  14.00 – 17.00

Academic sector and Financial Institutions Virtual Session (Click to join meeting)
Date:
 05 August 2022
Time:  14.00 – 17.00
Provincial, Municipalities, Entities and Parks Boards

Virtual Session (Click to join meeting)
Date:
 10 August 2022
Time:  14.00 – 17.00

Wildlife Forum, Bioprospecting, Ecotourism, Traditional Healers and People and Parks  Stakeholders Virtual Session (Click to join meeting)
Date:
 11 August 2022
Time:  14.00 – 17.00
Wildlife Welfare Forum Stakeholders Virtual Session (Click to join meeting)
Date:
 12 August 2022
Time:  14.00 – 17.00

 

 

 

The virtual stakeholder sessions will be held at follows:

Links to the virtual sessions will be provided to stakeholders.

Members of the public are invited to submit written comments on the Draft Game Meat Strategy 2022 by within 30 days of publication of the Gazette to the any of the following addresses:

By post to:         Director General: Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
                          Attention: Mr Khorommbi Matibe
                          Private Bag X447
                          Pretoria, 0001

By hand at:       Reception, Environment House, 473 Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083

By email:           emasemola@dffe.gov.za  or mmathole@dffe.gov.za

Any inquiries in connection with the Draft Game Meat Strategy 2022 can be directed to Ms Tselenga Mabunda on 063 750 3691  or by emailing  tmabunda@dffe.gov.za.

Comments received after the closing date may be disregarded.

To access the government gazette, click on: 
Consultation on the Draft Game Meat strategy for South Africa [G 47024 – GoN 2293]

For media requests contact:
Albi Modise
Cell: 083 490 2871