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In order to tackle our country’s socio-economic challenges, the government adopted the Outcomes based approach to improve government performance and providing focus on service delivery. find out more
The second National Famine Weed Strategy & Implementation Plan Workshop was held in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, on 29 July, 2014. This workshop allowed stakeholders from Mpumalanga and Limpopo the opportunity to engage in discussions following the first workshop, which was held in KwaZulu-Natal on 26 June, 2014.
The eucalyptus leaf blotch pathogen disease is responsible for the most serious and common leaf spot disease. They produce leaf lesions, they reduce the effective photosynthetic area, resulting in eventually in premature defoliation and reduced growth rates.
The Council of the European Union has formally adopted regulations on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species. The regulations were adopted on 29 September, 2014, at a meeting of the General Affairs Council.
A video for education and awareness purposes has been released by CapeNature, focusing on the recovery of the lower Rondegat River in the Western Cape’s Cederberg region. This comes after the localised eradication of alien smallmouth bass from the river in 2012 and 2013.
A number of multi-stakeholder information forum meetings will be held around the country. The purpose of these forums is to explain the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act – Alien & Invasive Species Regulations which were gazetted on 1 August 2014. On the agenda will be topics on compliance and permitting.