A literal translation of Manz Omthombo is water of the spring. The name brings to mind fresh, crystal clear water in a clean natural environment, with, of course, fish making their happy habitat in the spring. The focus of this business is aquaculture projects- from initial research through to establishment and implementation of a project.
Henk Stander holds a Masters degree in Aquaculture with a history dating back 16 years in the aquaculture industry. He has completed several International Training Courses and has built up a global network of aquaculture technology partners, services and expertise.
Dirk Joubert has a legal background. He does general consultancy work and has consulted on various aquaculture projects. He holds a BA LLM, and BCom degrees. He is a registered attorney of the High Court
Mr Henning Du Plessis (Chairman)
The Namibian Mariculture Association was established in order to preserve and promote the interests of the members of the mariculture industry in Namibia; not only to provide opportunities for collaboration and discussion amongst its members, but to liaise with Government bodies, public and private establishments and individuals on matters of general and specific interest to its members, and to distribute relevant information among them. The Association also has the authority to delegate industry representatives to institutional bodies and events where such representation is in the best interest of its members, and aims to cooperate with other Associations having similar objects.
The Marine Finfish Farmers Association of South Africa (MFFASA) is a registered non-profit organization that was established to represent its members in the promotion and development of marine finfish farming as an economically sound and environmentally sustainable industry in South Africa.
Gerrie van der Merwe
OLGEAR, is a subsidiary company of the resource assessment consultant group OLRAC. The design and application of ozone treatment systems in an aquaculture context is OLGEAR\'s area of expertise. We offer our clients reliable, effective solutions and tec
Lorette de Villiers
Aquaculture development in Southern Africa is hampered by a lack of skilled manpower. Local opportunities for training in aquaculture (i.e. certificate, diploma, degree, etc.) are limited. Since 2001 the University of Stellenbosch has presented an Aquaculture Education Programme in a Distance Education format.
Tilapia farmers are organised in a loose technical and marketing group that shares information, virtually on a daily basis, with each other. This group uses a WhatssApp platform for discussion, and comprises about 15 of the most active members of the tilapia farming sector. The group is representative of tilapia farmers in most provinces, and meets for discussions several times a year. The group is also active in engaging with government departments such as DAFF and DEA to discuss urgent permitting and sectorial interests. Please contact me for more information.
The Western Cape Trout Association is our nation\\\'s oldest aquaculture sector organisation. The organisation is a platform where trout farmers and stakeholders in the Western Cape Province can communicate during informal meetings at least twice a year on relevant topics. The organisation works with the Mpumalanga Trout Forum and a member of the one organisatiion usually attend meetings of the neighbouring organisation. The Western Cape Trout Association is a none profit organisation.
Formed in 2006 as a global non-profit Professional Association, the mission of the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association is to serve the discipline of aquatic veterinary medicine in enhancing aquatic animal health and welfare, public health and seafood safety, in support of the veterinary profession, aquatic animal owners and industries, and other stakeholders.
To fulfill this mission WAVMA will:
1. Develop programs to support and sustain members and the aquatic industries that they serve.
2. Identify, foster and strengthen professional interactions among aquatic veterinary practitioners and other organizations around the world.
3. Advocate for, develop guidance on, and promote the advancement of the science, ethics and professional aspects of aquatic veterinary medicine within the veterinary profession and a wider audience.
4. Position, advance and support the discipline and practice of aquatic veterinary medicine in all countries.
Membership is open to veterinarians, veterinary students, para-veterinary professionals and others.