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Responsible Fisheries

The Green Connection facilitates understanding of responsible fisheries. In 2007, The Green Connection designed and implemented a capacity building course on Responsible Fisheries for the Responsible Fisheries Alliance which is coordinated by WWF-SA. Which also ran the Sustainable Seafood Initiative.

The Green Connection trained WWF facilitators so that they could be accredited to run the course. Liz McDaid has also facilitated this course between 2007 – 2012 and 2015 – 2017.

In addition the Green Connection developed an updated refresher course for the responsible fisheries alliance. The trainer course was facilitated for RFA trainers and small scale fisheries trainers.

Part of the updated course includes more information on climate change and information on plastic pollution. Plastic pollution gathered from local ocean and coast

Responsible Fisheries Workshop
Module 2 of the Responsible Fisheries Workshop

International Oceans Institute – South Africa

Courses, News & Events

Wind Turbine Service Technician Programme

The South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) has released the call for the Wind Turbine Service Technician Programme that will commence on 22 May 2017.  Please ensure all completed applications are electronically sent as well couriered/hand delivered by 10 April 2017 when the call will be closed.  No late applications will be accepted into the programme.

WTST _Medical Application forms_Part A and B_March 2017

WTST Course Application Form_March 2017




Eco-Justice Courses

An exciting opportunity for ordinary citizens to find out about how environmental burdens are often borne by the poor, while environmental benefits are experienced by the rich.. how does this play out in the current South Africa.

Poor and rich .. side by side - are they experiencing the same environmental quality?

Poor and rich .. side by side – are they experiencing the same environmental quality?

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Energy Audit Course

Learning about energy efficiency at household level

Learning about energy efficiency at household level

Start a journey to energy efficiency and find out what’s up with your Watts. Learn how to measure, manage and minimize your electricity use. The price of electricity is increasing each year. How can you use less electricity and counter these increases. Electricity tariffs are also changing. Are you on the correct one ?

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