SC Agriculture, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

  1. Briefing by CapeNature on:
    1. The current state of affairs and the impact of the lockdown on its activities and finances, including the impact of the closure of its nature reserves on the environment and ecotourism as well as plans to ensure its readiness to reopen and thereby contribute to economic recovery, when allowed to do so
    2. The various roles of CapeNature, Sanparks, MTO Forestry, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, CapePine Investment Holdings and the South African Forestry Companies Limited in the Western Cape in general, but also with specific reference to the management of the various areas, activities, access and assets in the Jonkershoek area and the envisaged public participation process regarding the intended ban on vehicular access to the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
    3. Law enforcement in nature reserves and the process of dealing with transgressions such as the removal of specimens from nature areas and the recent violation of the disaster regulations at the Cederberg Nature Reserve
    4. Status of the upgrading and maintenance projects at the nature reserves, and particularly tourism facilities over the short, medium and longer term

2.     Consideration and adoption of Draft Committee:

2.1  Minutes of 17 March 2020

2.2  Quarterly Report (January – March 2020)

2.3  Annual Report for the year 2019/2020

3.      Resolutions/Actions

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
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