Nick Loubser (Chairperson)
The Abalone Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) is an independent non-profit organisation which promotes the interests and image of the abalone farming industry and is the formal spokesbody for this sector. Its members are entities in possession of valid abalone hatchery, grow-out or ranching permits. It is governed by a voluntary Council elected annually from its membership, whilst its day to day business is managed under contract by a chief executive officer and secretariat.
The aim and objective of the Association is to promote the well-being, and represent the interest, of the Aquaponics Industry in Southern Africa, for the benefit of the Association members. This would include, inter alia, the following aims:
1 To foster unity amongst the members of the Association
2 To encourage and facilitate growth in the Industry
3 To act as representative and liaison between different interest groups pertinent to the Industry, most especially the State
4 To encourage research and development, and to disseminate any such resultant information to all the members of the Association
5 To promote, support and generally elicit legislation favourable to the members of the Association
6 To encourage environmentally sound practices amongst members
The Bivalve Shellfish Farmers Association of South Africa (BSASA) is an independent non-profit organisation which promotes the interests of the bivalve shellfish farming industry. It is the formal spokes body for this sector. Its current members are companies holding permits to farm mussels and oysters. It is governed by a voluntary executive committee elected annually from its membership.
Letitia van der Merwe
DECTRA is a consulting firm offering specialist services to assist clients to access grant support offered by the Department of Trade and Industry for new and expansion projects.
Design, manufacture & installation of aquaculture systems.
Agents for Oxyguard (Water Quality Measuring Equipment) and Faivre (Drum Filters and Fish Graders)
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The ECDC is the official investment and trade promotion agency for the Provincial Government of the Eastern Cape. Aquaculture is one of the sectors targeted to increase foreign and local direct investment.
Supplier of instruments for pH, EC, TDS, turbidity, dissolved oxygen, temperature, chemical oxygen demand, NaCI, water analysis for Phosphate, ammonia, chlorine, alkalinity, nitrite, nitrate, copper, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, chromium, cyanide, fluoride, hydrazine, iodine, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, ozone, potassium, silica, sulphate and zinc. We also supply a wide range of other laboratory instrumentation and equipment