Directorate: Aquaculture and Inland - MFMR

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DIRECTORATE: AQUACULTURE AND INLAND FISHERIES

MANDATE

The Directorate is mandated to regulate and control aquaculture and inland fisheries activities and provide sustainable development of aquaculture,  the conservation and protection of inland aquatic ecosystem and their sustainable management.
 

Division: Southern Regions Aquaculture and Inland Fisheries

We Will:

  • Ensure that the genetic diversity and integrity of the aquatic ecosystem is maintained as prescribed in the Aquaculture Act (Act No.2 of 2002,) and Inland Fisheries Resource Act, (Act No.2 of 2003) and regulations;
  • Collect and analyze data on the living inland aquatic fisheries resources continuously;
  • Conduct site assessment for aquaculture production request within one month from the date of receipt of request;
  • Continuously provide extension services on aquaculture;
  • Conduct annual biological surveys research bi-annually on inland water bodies;
  • Conduct aquaculture and inland fisheries research;
  • Process aquaculture licenses within a month from the date of receipt;
  • Issue aquaculture and inland fisheries permits within 10 working days;
  • Respond to reported fish disease outbreak cases within 24 hours,
  • Continuous research, monitoring, disease and quality control of marine aquaculture environments, and
  • Close production areas/facilities immediately once health hazard confirmed
Division: Northern Regions Aquaculture and Inland Fisheries

We Will:

  • Ensure that the genetic diversity and integrity of the aquatic ecosystem is maintained as prescribed in the Aquaculture Act (Act No.2 of 2002,) and Inland Fisheries Resource Act,( Act No.2 of 2003) and regulations;
  • Collect and analyze data on the living inland aquatic fisheries resources continuously;
  • Provide advice on suitable measures for the conservation and sustainable use of inland fisheries ecosystems on annual basis;
  • Conduct site assessment for aquaculture production request within one month from the date of receipt of request;
  • Continuously provide advisory service on aquaculture;
  • Process aquaculture licenses within a month from the date of receipt; and
  • Issue aquaculture and inland fisheries permits within 10 working days.
 
Feed and Plant Factory
 
Aquaculture Productions 
 
Marketing and Employment
 
Types of Aquaculture
 
Aquaculture Projects
 
How to apply for an Aquaculture License
Director: Aquaculture and Inland Fisheries

Mr. Rudolph Cloete
Deputy Director:Southern Regions Aquaculture And Inland Fisheries

Mr. Johannes Hamukwaya
Deputy Director: Northern Regions Aquaculture And Inland Fisheries

Mr. Renier Burger
 
 
 
Contact Details:
CONTACT DETAILS:
The Director: Tel +264-61-205 3021