I was extremely thrilled when my feature on crayfish poachers and the potential impact of the new Small-Scale Fishing policy on illegal fishing won the regional Vodacom Journalist of the Year Award in the CSI/Sustainability category.
Fingers crossed as it goes to the nationals!
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Although the new policy held a lot of promise, many traditional fishers are still awaiting any real benefit from it. Keep an eye on my work for an update to the story...