Articles by Author: M Sowman

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  1. Recommendations for the management of subsistence fisheries in South Africa

    Recommendations for the management of subsistence fisheries in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    This paper summarizes recommendations for the management of previously marginalized and neglected subsistence fisheries in South Africa. The recommendations stem from the activities and analyses of a task group appointed by Government and mandated to provide advice about management of...
  2. Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Following the legal recognition of subsistence fishers in 1998 through the promulgation of the Marine Living Resources Act, a Subsistence Fisheries Task Group (SFTG) was appointed by national government to provide recommendations on the management of subsistence fishing in South...
  3. The process of developing a management system for subsistence fisheries in South Africa: recognizing and formalizing a marginalized fishing sector in South Africa

    The process of developing a management system for subsistence fisheries in South Africa: recognizing and formalizing a marginalized fishing sector in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Subsistence fishers were first recognized as a formal fishing sector in South Africa when new fishing legislation, aimed at redressing past inequalities, was enacted in 1998. Little information was available about these fishers, their activities, and the resources upon which...
  4. New perspectives in small-scale fisheries management: challenges and prospects for implementation in South Africa

    New perspectives in small-scale fisheries management: challenges and prospects for implementation in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Worldwide, the past 15–20 years has seen a significant shift in thinking and approaches to the management of small-scale fisheries. This is in response to the recognition that conventional fisheries management is not equipped to deal with the complexities, uncertainties...
  5. Shallow waters: social science research in South Africa's marine environment

    Shallow waters: social science research in South Africa's marine environment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    This paper provides an overview of social science research in the marine environment of South Africa for the period 1994–2012. A bibliography based on a review of relevant literature and social science projects funded under the SEAChange programme of the...
  6. Review of progress with integrated coastal management in South Africa since the advent of democracy

    Review of progress with integrated coastal management in South Africa since the advent of democracy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Worldwide, coastal environments are recognised as complex systems of immense biophysical, socioeconomic and cultural value. In South Africa, the promulgation of the Coastal White Paper in 2000, and the Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) Act of 2008, signalled a significant paradigm...